Tag Archives: iOS accessibility

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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Putting Tar Heel Reader Books into iBooks – with Speech!

Jane Farrall shares her expertise on “Putting Tar Heel Reader Books into iBooks – with Speech!  In her blog post Jane provides step by step directions on how to import Tar Heel Reader books into iBooks with text to speech … Continue reading

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Bridging Apps – free course on accessibility features on the iPad

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Bridging Apps is a very useful website on “Bridging the gap between technology and people with disabilities”.  I just received their newsletter, and they are offering a free online course “Free Accessibility Features on the…

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Study Smarter – Take Notes And Highlight Text Within iBooks [iOS Tips] | Cult of Mac

See on Scoop.it – Apps for Special Education Ebooks are all the rage these days, and your iPad is a perfect device for reading them. Textbooks, too, are becoming de riguer for many students in college and even high school, … Continue reading

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SimplyWorks for iPad Part 2: Joystick and Keyboard Access | Jane’s Blog

See on Scoop.it – Apps for Special Education More of Jane’s expertise on alternative access methods to the iPad. Again, my gratitude to Jane for your her time and willingness to share her  information. Her information is invaluable to help sift and … Continue reading

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New Features for Assistive Touch – Video by Luis Perez

Here is another video by Luis Perez reviewing what new in Assistive Touch features in the new iOS 6 for iPad. Features Luis Perez reviews are: enabling Siri, using the task switcher for multitasking and making a screenshot  with a single tap with assistive … Continue reading

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Guided Access in iOS 6 – Video by Luis Perez

Luis Perez  shares key features of Guided Access available in  iOS 6 in his video review geared to use with individuals with disabilities. For more videos from Luis Perez visit his YouTube collections  or visit his wiki, Mobile Learning 4 Special Needs  for more … Continue reading

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Speak Selection and AssistiveTouch in IOS 6

Originally posted on The Website of Luis Perez:
I uploaded a couple of videos to my YouTube channel showing some of the enhancements to Speak Selection and AssistiveTouch in IOS 6. Speak selection now does word highlighting as the text…

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iOS 6 Accessibility Features – More Options for Individuals with Disabilities!

iOS 6′s projected upgraded features  for fall, were announced by Apple providing many new exciting features supporting individuals with disabilities. Here is what the Apple.com website previews in their Accessibility overview for the iOS 6 with one of the new features called Guided Access: Guided … Continue reading

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iPad and iPod Accessories and Settings for Access and Aging in Place

Integration of the iPad and iPod Touch devices for students as well as staff continues to increase in the school I work at with steady questions of how apps work, what apps to use and access methods. Questions arise about student … Continue reading

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