WVATS Quarterly Newsletter

Assistive Technology in the Winter

a photograph of a young man using a walker with wheels in the snow

Assistive technology (AT) can help with staying warm and safe this winter. Here are some tips and tools that might be useful.

Being able to keep a home at a comfortable temperature is important when it is freezing outside. A large print thermostat can help people with low vision. A talking thermostat may be more helpful for those with blindness or with mobility issues. Another option would be programmable thermostats that run on a schedule. Many programmable thermostats use smart technology that can be controlled by voice or smartphones.

Read the full Winter 2019 Newsletter