Access for Stroke Survivors


Surviving a stroke or other brain trauma has many challenges. The survivor has not only physical limitations but also sometimes aphasia.  There are obviously frustrating and distressing limitations following a stroke or brain injury.  Electronic tablets are often used in the recovery stages providing access to communication software such as Lingraphica. The Pad Go Round is a tablet holder with two ergonomic handles, lanyard loops to secure the tablet to your body and a universal threaded insert on the back. This universal insert allows the attachment of any camera accessory especially table top tripods. If you cannot grip the Pad...

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The Holidays Are Almost Here


It is never too early to plan for holiday gift buying. If you are like me, finding a new and unique gift for friends and family gets harder and harder each year.  If you have anyone on your list that has any difficulty holding simple objects because of arthritis or carpal tunnel, consider a Pad Go Round. It is not only physically painful to hold certain devices, it is emotionally painful to be restricted in your every day activities.  The Pad Go Round is a tablet holder with ergonomic handles making it easier to hold an electronic tablet.  Help make everyday...

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Tablets Can Cause Hand, Finger Pain and Neck Pain


  Tablets like Apple's iPad and the Samsung Tab are not just the rage but have become indispensable for convenience. These are great tools that are not without their chronic pain risks as we discovered with desk top computers. "Prolonged use of tablet computers can cause different forms of repetitive strain injuries to the fingers and hands," notes John L. Pappas, MD, the medical director for the Beaumont Centers for Pain Medicine in Royal Oak, Mich. "Good posture and frequent, short breaks can help minimize these symptoms." Tablets and smartphones can cause a different kind of tension and pain, since the neck...

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Technology Techsmology


I love technological advances, don't get me wrong. It seems like everyone wants to create the next great app! Who wouldn't. There are no prototypes to have 3D printed, no molds to make and no inventory to store. I am a tech user not creator. Creating an app just does not float my boat. If you use the internet there is no way you can avoid using an app. Our world continues to be rocked by great applications to make computing easier. Banking, weight loss, weather radar, news, Facebook and my favorite the Lottery are some of the few apps...

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Access for the Less Able

We all want access no matter where we are or what we are doing. No one likes to be left out. Electronic tablets are designed with a number of internal accessibility features: voiceover, zoom, inversion of colors, speech, special keyboard features, shake to undo, etc. Most of us are blessed to be completely able in all we do. There are many degrees of ability. If you have any hand dysfunction you may have discovered how intimidating the electronic tablet can be.  There are degrees of ability in the paralyzed community. Some have complete use of their hands some none at...

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