Category Archives: Keyboard

Compact Keyboards for One Handed Typing

A variety of keyboard options are available for one handed typists. Likewise,  there are a number of different philosophies about methods of input, whether to use a standard QWERTY,  alternative or specialty keyboard method . Some of the options of alternative or specialty, one … Continue reading

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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 Air 2 Cases with Keyboards for Note Taking

Using the iPad’s for word processing, note taking or communicating increases dramatically with use of a keyboard. When evaluating the AT needs of students who are in secondary or post secondary and using an iPad, the need for a keyboard for … 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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Late on sending your seasons greetings cards? Create an E-Card in minutes!

If you are like me, time has gotten away from me and those season greetings to friends and family are still waiting to be sent out. With two days to go I am attempting to be at least somewhat thoughtful, … Continue reading

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Miss Sue’s Keyboarding Fun – OT-Care

Are you looking for specialized or customizable keyboard instruction using the iPad for students with physical or cognitive/learning disabilities? Miss Sue’s Keyboarding Fun© provides several keyboarding app choices with options to customize the sounds, colors, picture supports, word lists and … Continue reading

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Using a Big Blue Keyboard and Word Prediction on an iPad

RJ Cooper’s Keyboard-Tablet Combo Stand and Big Blue Keyboard A big Thank-You to RJ Cooper for lending me a Tooth Keyboard and Tablet Stand Combo and Big Blue Keyboard to demonstrate input equipment for the iPad at an upcoming OT’s … Continue reading

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