Category Archives: iPhone

Keyboard Accessibility for Individuals with Motor Impairment for Computers and Mobile Devices

Among the updates in the new iOS 9 operating system, offered late October 2015, are additional features for touch accommodations. These setting are wonderful additions to students with motor impairments but also highly relevant when working with adults with motor … Continue reading

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As Seen on Assistive Technology Daily- Flic: The Wireless Smart Button

Assistive Technology Daily curates  great examples of new and innovative AT . One of Assistive Technology Daily’s latest posts features the Flic: The Wireless Smart Button. This innovative Flic Smart Button is a simple, small, wireless  button that connects to your iOS or Android device … Continue reading

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Text to Speech Apps for OT’s with Mobile Devices

OT’s work in many different settings and the tools we use continue to be more mobile in nature. When speaking of use of mobile device use of OT’s, a poll in 2014 by AOTA¹ found more than half of the OT practitioners surveyed use … Continue reading

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Proloquo2Go for Apple Watch! Use the app as a single switch on iPhone

Right after we released the first AAC app for Apple Watch, Proloquo4Text, we now release the first Apple Watch app that allows users with fine motor impairments to use the Apple Watch as a switch to access an iPhone: Proloquo2Go! Version … Continue reading

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5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences from Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s summer, time for teachers to recharge their cerebral batteries. That could mean reading, going on field trips, spending time with online PLNs, or taking calls from family members who usually e…   As scooped from: on Scoopit! Jacqui … Continue reading

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Reference Apps Free or Reduced

Here are some anatomy apps that are currently free or significantly reduced that might be helpful to understand anatomy or medical conditions for clinician or patients: Exploring Essential Anatomy  for iPad (free). Provides images of clinically applicable anatomy.   Shoulder … Continue reading

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Apps for Employment for Persons with Disabilities

The 2015 Rehabilitation and Transition Conference was held this past week in Green Bay, Wisconsin. As an employee of Adaptive Technology Resources, I manned our booth in the  Exhibit Hall. It is always interesting to meet DVR Counselors and consumers … Continue reading

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