Bridges new website is LIVE!

Bridges has a brand new website that makes searching for, learning about, and purchasing Assistive Technology easier than ever. To celebrate we’re having a launch sale.  All-Turn-It Spinner, Don Johnston Switch Interface, Connection in the Workplace and other curricula, Jelly Bean Switch and more! We’ll be adding more items, so be sure to sign up for… Continue reading Bridges new website is LIVE!

Co:Writer iPad App now works in other Apps

Co:Writer iPad app already had unbeatable word prediction and topic dictionaries. With the new update, Co:Writer works in any other writing application on your iPad or iPhone  — Word, Google Docs, Pages, email, social network. Co:writer now works as its own on-screen keyboard. In this setting, the prediction options appear above the keyboard, typing into whatever writing app you’re using.… Continue reading Co:Writer iPad App now works in other Apps

6 + 1 Super Cool AT stories from 2016 ATIA conference

This year’s  Assistive Technology Industry Association’s conference in Orlando turned out to be a really exciting few days.  We got to attend sessions, meet with our manufacturing partners and prowl the massive exhibit hall hunting for cool stuff. This year, the weather was unseasonably hot outside (peaking at 27C.  Most years, the weather is more… Continue reading 6 + 1 Super Cool AT stories from 2016 ATIA conference

Bridges LIVE! Coming to a City Near You

We’ve just hadour first Bridges LIVE! event in Mississauga and it was a great success.  The enthusiasm of attendees, the discussions around trends in AT, new eye gaze technology and iPad access options, teaching strategies for students with profound challenges, tools on the cloud… as usual we probably learned as much from our participants as they… Continue reading Bridges LIVE! Coming to a City Near You

2015 TRENDS — WEB 2.0 – ENDANGERED SPECIES?

Whatever happened to web 2.0? A few years ago (2006-10ish) we saw a lot of desktop computer functionality get imitated by web-browser based tools, a lot of them for free.  For awhile it seemed like you do almost anything on the computer for free if you just got the Google search term right – voice… Continue reading 2015 TRENDS — WEB 2.0 – ENDANGERED SPECIES?

Apple vs. Win in the Classroom — and the winner is…. Chrome?

This is the second of three posts about trends we see effecting AT in the coming months written by Bogdan Pospielovsky  Business Development Manager at Bridges. Coming up: Chromebooks and iPads, the Internet of things, eye-gaze in the classroom, the return of Word Prediction, AT legacy and the new platforms. What trends have we missed?… Continue reading Apple vs. Win in the Classroom — and the winner is…. Chrome?