Category Archives: iPad Management

iPad Cases with Straps for iPad 9.7, iPad Pro 9.7 and iPad 10.5

Looking for case with a strap for your student or client’s iPad? Past searches for iPad cases with attachable shoulder straps provided limited choices in my experience. A recent search for a cases with strap options for clients using iPad for communication or access to … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Back Up!! How to Back Up Apps and Files (and a Little about a Flash Drive for iPad) — Tech it Issie

Tech it Issie provides great “How to” instructions for backing up apps and files on your iPad. Read on for their helpful instructions… Many people have come to us with questions following accidental erasure of communication boards from their iPad … 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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Apps for Employment for Persons with Disabilities

The 2015 Rehabilitation and Transition Conference was held this past week in Green Bay, Wisconsin. As an employee of Adaptive Technology Resources, I manned our booth in the  Exhibit Hall. It is always interesting to meet DVR Counselors and consumers … 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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Be My Eyes | Remote Help for the Blind – The Assistive Technology Daily

Be My Eyes is an app that allows blind people to request remote help from a sighted person when needed. As scooped from Assistive Technology Daily : http://attraining.org/atdaily/2015/02/11/remote-help/ Assistive Technology Daily share a new iOS app that provides human assistance … Continue reading

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The Limitless Stylus

An inquiry about a finger stylus for a child with CP prompted my search for what type of styluses might be available at the current time. Like apps, tools for mobile devices are being developed and also go off the market constantly. … Continue reading

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