Category Archives: Mobility Impairment

Using a Big Blue Keyboard and Word Prediction on an iPad

RJ Cooper’s Keyboard-Tablet Combo Stand and Big Blue Keyboard A big Thank-You to RJ Cooper for lending me a Tooth Keyboard and Tablet Stand Combo and Big Blue Keyboard to demonstrate input equipment for the iPad at an upcoming OT’s … Continue reading

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ZyBox X for iOS 7 (L) “Switch Control”

As scooped from Zyg0-USA   ZyBox X for iOS 7 is a switch adapter designed to utilize the Switch Control capability of iOS 7 for switch scanning. Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Zybox X switch control for iOS 7 for switch scanning. As … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps List for Middle School thru Adult Individuals with Disabilities 10-2013

OT iTool Kit App List for MS thru Adults with Disabilities 10-27-13 - (PDF file). A partial list of apps from the complete OT’s with Apps List, this list focuses on apps in the following categories (not limited to) for iOS … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Life Skills, Low Vision/ Blindness, Math, Mental Health, Mobility Impairment, Note Taking App, Occupational Therapy, OCR, Organization, Post secondary, Presentation Tools, Productivity apps, Scanning, Self-regulation, Sensory Apps, Text to Speech, Visual Memory, Word Prediction, Writing | 2 Comments

Big Blue-Tooth Keyboard for the iPad from RJ Cooper

You asked and he listened. That is what RJ Cooper does and is, a source that supplies tools for individuals with disabilities when not available on the market. His most recent answer to a need is his BIG Blue-Tooth Keyboard … Continue reading

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Play Your Musical Drawing – Hands Free with Color Band App

Color Band App, for iPad (free with in-app purchases) provides an interesting twist of technology to drawing with music. It Combine a drawing with crayons and music with the ability to play the music with your fingers as well as hands free … Continue reading

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My Pain Diary: Chronic Pain Management

My Pain Diary: Chronic Pain Management app for iPhone and iPad (4.99) is a highly rated app for tracking pain for patients. A review entitled “Chronic Pain Management App is Filled with Great Features”, by Lynn Mueller, PT in Advance for … Continue reading

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Zybox for iOS – another VoiceOver switch interface option for the iPad

Zybox for iOS (Also linked from Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit) The Zybox for iOS is a new switch interface from Zygo that uses VoiceOver to control the iOS and VoiceOver compatible apps on your iPad or iPhone. The most … Continue reading

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RocketKeys | MyVoice | The Assistive Technology Daily

See on Scoop.it – OT @ Work Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Assistive Technology Daily shared a new customizable keyboard for mobility and communication impairments. The RocketKeys app by MyVoice allows customization of keys, colors, methods of touch input, speech and prediction. Targeted as a communication … Continue reading

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Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Calendar and Advanced Visual Schedule Apps for Kids with Special Needs

Kate Ahern reviews a variety of calendars and advanced visual schedule options for special needs students on her blog, Teaching Learners with Special Needs. Her review lists and describes 10 different apps for calendar and visual scheduling suited to students … Continue reading

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Another Stylus “To the Rescue”…

RJ Cooper’s iPad/Tablet Pointer Rehabgadgets2go’s recent post “Tip: Stylus Saves the Day” provided a stylus solution and other stylus options for individuals with a mobility impairment.  A stylus can be a make or break solution to accessing a tablet, or touch screen cell phone for … Continue reading

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