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BridgingApps App Review Podcasts 2019

Welcome to our 2019 Assistive Technology Update Podcast Site! BridgingApps features an app review segment on a podcast called the Assistive Technology Update. The weekly podcast is a dose of information that keeps users up to date on the latest developments in…

CTA Stage

CTA Foundation and BridgingApps

Steve Ewell, executive director of the CTA Foundation, speaks with Cristen Reat, co-founder and program director of BridgingApps out of the Easter Seals of Greater Houston, about their CTA Foundation grant and helping people find apps to meet their needs.

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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…

Sam Alexander, Ben Alexander

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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Join BridgingApps on Instagram

If you already follow us on Instagram, Thank YOU for sharing us and helping bridge the gap between people with #disabilities and #technology! If you are not currently following, come join us. Our username is bridgingapps.

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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…

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New BridgingApps YouTube Content

The BridgingApps YouTube Channel is an excellent resource for using mobile technology. Visit and subscribe to view virtual meetings, app reviews, success stories and how-to videos. We have recently added new content and have even more videos coming soon. Additionally,…

#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…