ATU078 – Assistive Technology Holiday Shopping Show 2012

first_imgShare this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedAdaptable ToysNovember 7, 2012In “Easter Seals Crossroads”ATU131 – Holiday Shopping Special Episode – Part 1November 29, 2013In “Assistive Technology Update”ATU163 – Full Page Braille Tablet, National Braille Press, Brian MacDonald, Click2Speak, Enlarge Text on OSX, Windows Store AccessibilityJuly 11, 2014In “Assistive Technology Update” Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHoliday Shopping Show Show Notes:Braille UnoWhere to find it: www.amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/Unknown-Uno-Cards-with-Braille/dp/B0018OAKY8)Price: $13.95-$19.99Jumbo Braille DominoesWhere to find it: www.enablemart.com (http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Tabletop-Games/Jumbo-Braille-Dominoes)Price: $12.95Braille Bingo BoardWhere to find it: www.enablemart.com (http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Tabletop-Games/Braille-Bingo-Board)Price: $9.95Accessible Etch a SketchWhere to find it: www.enablemart.com (http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Arts-Crafts/Etch-A-Sketch-Switch-Adapted)Price: $210GimpGear Accessible Nintendo Wii ControlsWhere to find it: www.enablemart.com (http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Video-Gaming/GimpGear-Accessible-Nintendo-Wii-Controls)Price: $45- 2 player competition pack $2,589 (Wii Remote kit $345)Amazon Prime Account Free two day shipping-can also stream movies/T.V. shows and access to kindle booksPrice: $79 per yearWhere to find this: www.amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/gp/prime)Kindle:Where to find it: www.amazon.com( https://kindle.amazon.com )Kindle Fire HD $499, Kindle Fire HD $199Kindle Paperwhite $119iPhone 5Where to find it: www.apple.com(http://www.apple.com/iphone)Price: $199-$399 depending upon storageiPad miniWhere to find it: www.amazon.com(http://www.apple.com/ipad-mini/overview)Price: $329Digital Picture FrameWhere to find it: www.bestbuy.com(http://www.bestbuy.com/site/HP+-+10.1%26%2334%3B+Widescreen+LCD+Digital+Photo+Frame+-+Espresso+Brown/6331239.p?id=1218728399344&skuId=6331239)Price: Prices range from $79.99-$169.99Television AmplifierWhere to find it: http://www.harriscomm.com/catalog/default.php?cPath=48 (Harris Communications)Price: $139.95LEVO Book HolderWhere to find it: www.bookholder.com or www.amazon.com(http://www.bookholder.com/i/21/levo-book-stand-floor-model.htm)Price: $75.00 -$169.00 (depending on Book Holder for bed or desk)CapTelWhere to find it: www.CapTel.comNotes: In many states, CapTel equipment is provided free or at a reduced rate to people with hearing loss. So the price for a CapTel Phone may vary from state to state. Please check the specifics of your state here. There is no cost for using the CapTel captioning service, it is provided free as part of your state’s relay service.Braille pen 12Price: $1,095.00You can find this:  http://www.braillepen.comRecordable books such as: The Night Before Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and A Charlie Brown Christmas. Price: $19.95You can find this:  www.hallmark.com(http://www.hallmark.com/books/browse-books/#!/products/?context=cbooksvirtualhallmarkus%23%230%23%231d~~f19||5265636f726461626c652053746f7279626f6f6b73~~nf84||416e7974696d65&includenavigation=true&filterby=availability&filtervalue=both&eventid=&cs=)Magic Wand Portable ScannerPrice:  $99.99You can find this:   http://www.amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/VuPoint-Solutions-Portable-Scanner-PDS-ST410-VP/dp/B002R0BFAA)Cooking Gadgets-Talking Food Scale:Where to find it: www.amazon.com(http://www.amazon.com/My-Weigh-Talking-Kitchen-Scale/dp/B000G6ZLM0)Prices: $30LeapFrog Explorer Smart GlobeWhere to find this: www.amazon.com(http://www.amazon.com/LeapFrog-40002-LeapFrog%C2%AE-Explorer-Smart/dp/B00005BYPA -)Price: $70 LeapPad 2Price: $100Where to find it: www.leapfrog.com(http://shop.leapfrog.com/leapfrog/jump/LeapPad2%22-%26-Tag%22-Learn-to-Read-Bundle/productDetail/LeapPad2-Learning-Tablet-and-Bundles/VB000210/cat1020008?navAction=jump&navCount=0&categoryNav=false)i-loview Hand Held MagnifierWhere to find it: www.enablemart.com(http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Handheld-Video-Magnifiers/i-loview-Handheld-Video-Magnifier-by-AiSquared-Chris-Park-Designs)Price: $495For more information on creative holiday gifts check out the INDATA Project’s loan library at https://www.indata.at4all.com/items/ItemSearch.aspxHoliday Recipes:Yams/Sweet potatoesBoil yams until done, peel, quarter lengthwise when cooled enough. In large pan, add 1/2 stick of butter, 11/2 cup brown sugar, ½ cup water and splash of orange juice-bring to a boil. Add yams and keep turning over and over until syrup is thick and yams are hot. Optional-add mini-marshmallows on top and allow them to melt.Wassail Punch Recipe makes 12 servings2 quarts apple cider2 cups orange juice1/2 cup lemon juice12 whole cloves4 cinnamon sticks1 pinch ground ginger1 pinch ground nutmegDirectionsIn a slow-cooker or a large pot over low heat, combine apple cider, orange juice and lemon juice. Season with cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer. If using a slow cooker, allow to simmer all day. Serve hotCook books mentioned:1. Davies, Ken. Wheelchair Diet Plan. Preston, UK: Help4U Publishing, 2001.2. The Disabled Gourmet. Orange Coast College Campus Colleagues Club. CostaMesa, CA. Cookbooks by Morris Press, 1998.Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads.——————————Listen 24/7 at www.AssistiveTechnologyRadio.comIf you have an AT question, leave us a voice mail at: 317-721-7124 or email [email protected] out our blog: https://www.eastersealstech.comFollow us on Twitter: @INDATAprojectlast_img read more