Category Archives: Assistive Technology

Typing on the iPad Pro 12.9 with SuperKeys App – Access for Individuals with Mobility Impairment 

The iPad Pro’s large 12.9″ now provides additional accessibility for individuals with motor and visual impairments previously a struggle for those who may have difficulty with multiple finger touch or using assistive touch features. A recent client, presenting speech, motor … Continue reading

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iPad Pro 1 & 2 Cases for 12.9″

While the newest iPad Pro 2 has just become available on the market this June (2017), only recent experience with the 12.9″ tablet has required searching for accessories and application of its features for individuals with a multiple disabilities. The … Continue reading

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Word Bank for Google Chrome

Word BankDon Johnston just announced another new product, Word Bank for Google Chrome. A similar support to Co:Writer but without the prediction features, Word Bank easily creates a word cloud or word list on a topic from an electronic document … Continue reading

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App Search Resource List – 2017

               Updated App Search Resource List                             Searching for the right app can be a timely process.  Many app lists these days are dated, making it hard to sift and winnow for the right app when considering there are thousands of … Continue reading

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Google Quick Tip – Voice Typing in Google Slides!

Voice Typing is now available in Google Slides, however, it can only be used in the speaker notes area. A work around for using this feature for writing content for the slide is easy. Create  your text using the Voice Typing in the speaker notes and … Continue reading

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Reminder, Alarm and Voice Reminders, Remind Me App

Research on use of visual schedules and checklists has been found to improve independence in completing work tasks and self-care skills for individuals with autism and cognitive disabilities (Koyama, Wang 2011). Use of visual schedules on PDA have also shown significant benefits … Continue reading

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VEST Vibratory Vest for Hard of Hearing

Re-blogged from The Assistive Technology Daily Blog Can sensory data be fed through unusual sensory channels? And can the brain learn to extract the meaning of such information streams? VEST vibratory vest Yes and yes. Sensory substitution is a non-invasive … Continue reading

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