Tech Lab

Tech Lab

The Adaptive Technology Lab at Craig Hospital provides services to patients with a focus on phone and computer access, environmental controls, and augmentative communication.

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5 tools to help you boost your independence this summer!

5 tools to help you boost your independence this summer!

While we celebrate our nation’s independence this July 4th, our Tech Lab also wants to celebrate YOUR independence! Whether you’re headed to the mountains or to the beach this summer, our team wanted to share these great tools to help you and your loved ones make your trip as fun and accessible as possible:  AbleRoad™ […]

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Get out of the house! | Gadgets that improve home access

Get out of the house! | Gadgets that improve home access

Brinks Push, Pull, Rotate Door Knobs and Levers An easy and comfortable solution to open a door. With just 1 finger, an elbow, or your hip, you can simply push or pull your way through a door. Features: Full lifetime warranty EZ Installation – all you need is a Phillips screwdriver Latches to fit 2 […]

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Tech Corner | Curtis shares how he uses adaptive technology for work

Tech Corner | Curtis shares how he uses adaptive technology for work

Curtis Wolff is an optimistic, and patient individual who discovered adaptive technology while at Craig Hospital. With the help of Jenniy Peltier and Jill Baldessari in the adaptive tech lab, Curtis found new tools for phone and computer access that made his transition back to work possible. He came back to Craig for a visit recently and to […]

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March Madness: 3 gadgets for accessible channel surfing

March Madness: 3 gadgets for accessible channel surfing

If you are a fan of basketball and want to catch as many games as you can during March Madness, but controlling a standard remote is challenging, here are a few options: Griffin Beacon: $18 Features: – Connects to your phone through Bluetooth – Customizable – Controls almost all devices with infrared control signals – […]

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Dictate a love note to your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day!

Dictate a love note to your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day!

If accessing the keyboard is challenging and lack of time is an issue, use speech recognition software to dictate a note to that special someone on Valentine’s Day. Whether you are a PC or a MAC user there is speech recognition software available for you. To demonstrate, the Adaptive Tech Lab wrote a love letter with […]

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11 apps to help you meet your New Year’s resolution!

11 apps to help you meet your New Year’s resolution!

The tech lab did some research to find out what the most popular New Year’s resolutions were and then found some great apps to help you achieve them. Check it out and see if we’ve listed an app to help you meet your resolution! If your resolution is to… 1) Be more organized: Use Cozi […]

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Tech Corner: 8 Great Accessibility Gadget Gift Ideas

Tech Corner: 8 Great Accessibility Gadget Gift Ideas

Are you searching for a gift for the gadget junkie in your life, or know someone that is starting school or a new job in January? The team from the Adaptive Tech Lab have put together a list of great gadgets for school/work, phone access, computer access, and home (EADL).   Gadgets for School/Work 1.) […]

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Tech Corner: 5 ways under $35 to turn on a light

Tech Corner: 5 ways under $35 to turn on a light

So you head to bed, transfer from your wheelchair, and then realize your bedroom light is still on…ugh! The tech lab can help you with this, with November’s Edition of… Craig Hospital’s Tech Corner 5 WAYS UNDER $35 TO TURN ON (and OFF) A LIGHT. 1.) Clapper Plus HOW IT WORKS: Sound activated (noise pause noise) […]

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