Aidan and Eye Gaze – A New World of Possibilities 

Last week, we got this very short email: “I just had to share this video… We introduced the EyeGaze on Friday and again today.  This is day 2!  Oh My!  ;)” –Barb Welsford, Assistive Technology Specialist, Bridgewater The assistive technology team at South Shore Regional School Board in Nova Scotia sent us video clips that captured Aidan’s… Continue reading Aidan and Eye Gaze – A New World of Possibilities 

Grid 3 Now Available in Canada!

Bridges is thrilled to announce that the most advanced AAC and alternative access software out there, the Grid 3, is now available in Canada. Breakthrough features and a simply elegant user interface give the Grid 3 unmatched ease-of-editing for the support team, with powerful access and communication tools for all communicators.  Including: Remote, instantaneous editing for an entire support team. Communication… Continue reading Grid 3 Now Available in Canada!

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

2014 AT trends — AT and the mainstream tech

This is the third of three posts about trends we see effecting AT in the coming months written by Bogdan Pospielovsky,  Business Development Manager at Bridges. What trends have we missed?  Comment, rant, rave or write directly to Bogdan, bogdan@bridges-canada.com. The internet of things Smart, connected objects with wireless and mini computers on board have hit the… Continue reading 2014 AT trends — AT and the mainstream tech

iOS 7 Switch Access — First Impressions

To much fanfare, iOS7 has added switch settings to its many other accessibility features.  Recently I had a chance to play around with the switch settings in iOS 7.  [to see the latest in accessories to help you with iPad switch users  — mounting, cases, storage, charging, and training — visit the Bridges’ iPad page]… Continue reading iOS 7 Switch Access — First Impressions

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