Category Archives: iPhone

Toca Boca Apps Gone Free

More Apps ? With so many apps available and a device loaded with apps it is hard at times to consider more – I resemble that! However, if you work with young children, apps like those created by Toca Boca may be … Continue reading

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Battery Drain and Mobile Devices

How dependent we have become on the use of mobile devices for communication, use of apps for organization, navigation with GPS, taking photography/videos – just to name a few. And – all those functions being dependent on battery life of the device being used, … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Accessibility, Adults, Aging in Place, Android, Android Management, Assistive Technology, Computer Utilities, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Keyboard, Mobility Impairment, Occupational Therapy | 2 Comments

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: http://askatechteacher.com/2015/05/20/5-must-have-tools-for-ed-conferences-2-2/ on Scoopit! Jacqui … Continue reading

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