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Amazon Alexa Smart Home Demo at CES 2019

Smart home technology is more than convenience and fun for individuals with disabilities. Check out the Amazon Alexa Smart Home Demo Pod at #CES2019 and imagine the possibilities! #AT #AssistiveTech#SmartHome Amazon.com

BridgingApps Holiday Tech Ideas 🎁

During the holiday season, many families choose to purchase new devices such as the 9.7 Apple iPad (that now supports Apple pencil), Google Pixelbook, Amazon Fire HD8 (just released October 2018), Samsung Galaxy Tab, or the Kindle E-Reader.  If this is…

BridgingApps + Texas Youth2Adult IPAD IPOD ITUNES GC GIVEAWAY

TexasYouth2Adult is LIVE! Click the link to enter the site and register: https://www.texasyouth2adult.com/ TexasYouth2Adult is an easy to use tool online and on mobile platforms like smartphones and tablets to help teens, young adults, parents and caregivers understand the process of…

BridgingApps Featured On LOMAH Special Needs Podcast

BridgingApps Co-Founder and Program Director was featured on LOMAH Special Needs Podcast. Cristen shares time and money saving tips by pointing listeners to our up to date, curated, reviewed, and filtered lists of apps. Some of these apps you may never…

Texas Youth2Adult Website Navigation + GIVEAWAY Information

TexasYouth2Adult is LIVE! Click the link to enter the site and register: https://www.texasyouth2adult.com/ TexasYouth2Adult is an easy to use tool online and on mobile platforms like smartphones and tablets to help teens, young adults, parents and caregivers understand the process of…

Texas Youth2Adult is LIVE + GIVEAWAY

TexasYouth2Adult is LIVE! Click the link to enter the site and register: https://www.texasyouth2adult.com/ TexasYouth2Adult is an easy to use tool online and on mobile platforms like smartphones and tablets to help teens, young adults, parents and caregivers understand the process of…

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Can a Smartphone Help with Transition?

As of 2018, 95% of teens have access to a smartphone. This is true for different genders, races, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds. Can a smartphone or other tech help with transition? Absolutely! TexasYouth2Adult, an online tool to help Texas families…

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Are YOU ready to transition?

Young adults with special health care needs and their parents have many questions about transition, especially when it comes to health care. Common questions are: Why do I have to switch doctors just because I am 18? What should I…

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Get Ready to….Transition!

Transition Planning – What is THAT? Simply stated, “transition” is the in-between phase from childhood to adulthood. It is often a time with some anxiety and uncertainty because it follows, perhaps, years of having a daily routine driven by a…

#InclusiveDisability #TwitterChat August 15th at 7pm EST

Join Easter Seals Thrive August 15th at 7pm EST for a Twitter chat on inclusivity in the disability community! Follow the #InclusiveDisability tag to follow along.  Identity is important – it defines who we are, and influences how we navigate…

Facebook Live

Disaster Preparedness Using Smartphone Apps & Features Part 4

Filmed live in BridgingApps AT&T Assistive Touch Lab in Houston, Texas, Jana shares some great tips and tricks for disaster preparedness using smartphone apps and features. Preparing for emergencies and extreme weather events can be overwhelming for individuals with disabilities…

Facebook Live

Disaster Preparedness Using Smartphone Apps & Features Part 3

Filmed live in BridgingApps AT&T Assistive Touch Lab in Houston, Texas, Jana shares some great tips and tricks for disaster preparedness using smartphone apps and features. Preparing for emergencies and extreme weather events can be overwhelming for individuals with disabilities…

Facebook Live

Disaster Preparedness Using Smartphone Apps & Features Part 2

Filmed live in BridgingApps AT&T Assistive Touch Lab in Houston, Texas, Jana shares some great tips and tricks for disaster preparedness using smartphone apps and features. Preparing for emergencies and extreme weather events can be overwhelming for individuals with disabilities…

Facebook Live

Disaster Preparedness Using Smartphone Apps & Features Part 1

Filmed live in BridgingApps AT&T Assistive Touch Lab in Houston, Texas, Jana shares some great tips and tricks for disaster preparedness using smartphone apps and features. Preparing for emergencies and extreme weather events can be overwhelming for individuals with disabilities…

Walk With Me 2018 Thank You

Thank you to all our Walk With Me 2018 Donors! Easter Seals Walk with Me Houston was a huge success and we could not have done it without each and every one of you. Easter Seals of Greater Houston raised…

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How to Use iOS 11 Control Center Video

Filmed live in BridgingApps AT&T Assistive Touch Lab in Houston, Texas, Jana shares tips and tricks for using iOS 11 Control Center on your iPhone.

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World Down Syndrome Day | Blakeley’s Success Story

To honor World Down Syndrome Day BridgingApps is sharing the success story of Blakeley. Blakeley’s Success Story Written By Ashley Stainback Kress My son, Blakeley Kress, is an amazing young man who just happens to have Down syndrome! Honestly, when…