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!

Oh Wow! Parents React to Medical Communication Book

Showing new communication tools for close to two decades, I’ve heard plenty of “Oh Wow’s” from parents. But two fairly recent products at opposing ends of the cost, and the hi/low tech spectrum, have produced more jaw drops and exclamations of “this will change my child’s life!” than I’ve ever experienced before. One is eye-gaze… Continue reading Oh Wow! Parents React to Medical Communication Book

Red Cross in UK Deploy First Response Book from Widgit

The British Red Cross and Widgit Software have collaborated to produce a Communication Book which will be in every single Red Cross ambulance in the UK. The book, based on Widgit’s First Response Communication book,  uses Widgit’s 40,000+ symbol vocabulary to help first responders give aid when verbal communication is impaired because of an injury,… Continue reading Red Cross in UK Deploy First Response Book from Widgit

ICE Card and Dementia Induced Wandering

The Alzheimer’s Society of Ontario (ALSO)  is launching a new awareness campaign addressing the problem of individuals with dementia wandering from home, (see the story on CTV News here).  According to the Society “3 out of five people with dementia become lost at some point, often without warning.” (See ALSO’s Finding Your Way site) The… Continue reading ICE Card and Dementia Induced Wandering