Category Archives: iPad Management

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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I Forgot to Remember…

I had the opportunity to journey and present at the 2014 AT Across the Lifespan Conference, in Wisconsin Dells this past week. As an ATR staff member , I presented on the topic, “I Forgot to Remember…” ,  providing an basic overview of low to … Continue reading

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Back to School – Producing & Sharing Your Schedules

Back to School Time! Creating and Sharing Schedules  After you have gathered schedules, one of the next important tasks is crafting your schedule and sharing it with the dozens of teachers, administrative staff for accountability. You will need to manage … Continue reading

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