Category Archives: Android Management

iPhone 6 Armband for One Handed Access

A client recently evaluated for his assistive technology needs required access to an AAC app to augment his communication using one hand and arm due to motor impairment of his non-dominant arm. The client has gross movements of their non-dominant hand and … 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

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MacGyver Options for Stylus Adaptations

Stylus Adaptations The last post featured commercially available adapted styluses available on the market for purchase. Here are some suggestions on methods of adapting styluses for individuals with physical challenges. Perhaps not always the prettiest, but when funds or availability … Continue reading

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Adaptive Styluses and Other Methods of Direct Access to a Tablet

A recent inquiry on adaptive styluses piqued by interest. It has been a while since I scoured the market for adaptive styluses so it appeared to be time to find what else is out there. Here are my findings: Limitless Stylus (Prototype) … Continue reading

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Back to School for Therapists: Managing Paper Schedules – Tips and Tricks

Back to School Tips and Tricks –  Managing Paper Schedules It’s back to school time for students as well as teachers and specialists. As I think about those days and what it takes to get the school year and schedules … Continue reading

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Tablift Stand for Tablets (iPads, Nexus, Dell Venue 8 and more) – Very Cool!

The folks at nbryte generously provided me with a brand spanking new Tablift Stand . Working with a wide variety of clients requires solutions for many different environments. Stands for students tend to be table or desk surfaces whereby stands for adults … Continue reading

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