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RealSAM, the people behind the 'In Your Pocket' accessible phone, have developed a smart speaker skill so that you can access audiobooks and podcasts on a Google smart speaker.
When a child with a visual impairment is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it may be necessary to alter accordingly the resources and strategies for supporting them.
Baby massage is beneficial for both infants and their parents, but it is particularly valuable for children who have a visual impairment as it promotes communication through touch.
There are a number of dictation solutions available, but which one is the best? We thought we would try some of the most common versions side by side to see how they performed.
Our Digital Enablement Service is helping people living with sight loss to get connected through tech, and offers training with a wide variety of products and skills.
Orla, 17, talks about some of the fab influential bloggers and YouTubers out there who she follows, and who she thinks other young people with sight loss might also enjoy.
The response by charity staff in Greater Manchester to the Covid-19 pandemic and changes to the service delivery model to meet the needs of the sight loss community.
The Covid-19 outbreak has had a significant impact on the way we live our lives, so we consider ways to look after your mental health at this challenging time.
Getting connected with family and keeping informed has never been as important as it is during the Covid-19 lockdown. Read our blog about the technology that can help.
Zoom is an app allowing people to have virtual meetings and stay connected. We tested it to see how well it can be used if you have a visual impairment.
Most info we gain about the world is through vision. This blog explores sensory learning and ways to encourage children to engage their senses and understand their world better.
Read about the new Talking Newspaper app developed by British Wireless for the Blind and the Talking News Federation, and how you can access Henshaws news through it.
Aaron has complex needs. Rather than speech, we use TACPAC - a fantastic approach using touch and music to help communication and social skills.
It’s hard to give your child to someone else – it’s a guilty feeling, but I don’t know what I would have done without Henshaws.
Read how our specialist staff have enabled College student Mary to use assistive technology to find her voice.
Tom is our very own IT Technician at Henshaws in Manchester, and we’ve adapted his blog entry on the accessibility of Windows 10 into our ‘Top 10 Tips’.
Children with a visual impairment just need a little extra support to develop their communication. Follow our guide.
Henshaws College Speech and Language therapist Ellie runs through how Makaton works, and her top tips for using it as a communication tool.
How do you communicate when you are deafblind? How do you communicate with someone who is deafblind? For Jon and Shirley, the answer is… through art.
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