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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…

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…
PSN September October 2018

Parenting Special Needs Magazine | Using Tech to Help Develop Self-Advocacy Skills

The pencils, notebooks, paper, and backpacks have all been purchased. The first day excitement has come and gone, and maybe (fingers crossed), your child is settling into a new school routine. Perhaps your child’s teachers have communicated with you daily…