Smart Home Technology For Individuals With Special Needs

Written By Guest Blogger & App Reviewer Christopher Wright Smart Home Technology is essentially taking everyday average appliances you would have in your home, and increasing their usefulness by connecting them to the Internet. They can also connect via Bluetooth technology, although this…

BridgingApps EdTech Digest Award Finalist 🏆

BridgingApps is honored to be a finalist in the Special Needs/Assistive Technology solution category for the EDTech Digest Awards!  Bridging the gap between technology and people with disabilities. BridgingApps is a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston that provides access…

More Than Simple Gratitude: Heroes in Plain Sight

Written By Amy Harkins Reading Time: 2 Minutes Veterans are not a monolith. They possess a variety of talents and skills and needs after the epic storm that crashed and stalled over Houston in August of 2017.  Hurricane Harvey was…

Walk With Me Reat Family

Join Our Team | Walk With Me Houston 2019

Join our mission to help children and adults with disabilities use mobile devices to communicate, exceed educational goals, and reach their fullest potential by participating in the 2019 Easter Seals Greater Houston Walk With Me 5K event. Walk With Me…

BridgingApps Reviewer Spotlight

This month’s App Reviewer Spotlight is about a long time reviewer, Ashlee Goletz.  She has been reviewing apps for BridgingApps since October 2016. Ashlee has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science form the University of Central Florida, a Master’s degree…

Smart Home Demo

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

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BridgingApps Featured App | Peekaboo Presents

BridgingApps just published the following BridgingApps Featured App to the site: Peekaboo Presents from Day & Night Studios, Inc. is a great way to help young children learn cause and effect. The app shows a present on the screen and…

Avaz App

BridgingApps Featured App | Avaz App for Communication

BridgingApps just published the following BridgingApps Featured App on the site: Avaz App for Communication Updated & Now Available For Android The app now has a parent/teacher training component and you can even convert Avaz vocabulary into low-tech. Avaz App for…

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…

First Words Halloween

BridgingApps Featured App | First Words Halloween

BridgingApps just published the following BridgingApps Featured App on the site: First Words Halloween is an early learning app for literacy and fun. Using this cute app, pre-readers and early spellers will enjoy learning their favorite Halloween words. This app…

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BridgingApps Featured App | Giggle Ghosts: Counting Fun!

BridgingApps just published the following BridgingApps Featured App on the site: Giggle Ghosts is an early learning app for math, hand-eye coordination and fun. Children will enjoy helping the Giggle Ghosts get to a party on time by bouncing them…