Category Archives: Keyboard

Big Blue-Tooth Keyboard for the iPad from RJ Cooper

You asked and he listened. That is what RJ Cooper does and is, a source that supplies tools for individuals with disabilities when not available on the market. His most recent answer to a need is his BIG Blue-Tooth Keyboard … Continue reading

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RJ Cooper’s LargeKey and Big Blue Keyboards for the iPAD

RJ Cooper has been a developer of software and hardware for individuals with disability for along time with a commitment to adapting equipment for individuals with mobility impairments. Here is just one off the many adaptations he has developed allowing … Continue reading

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Panther Technology Apps on Sale Thru End of Year!

Panther Technology  has produced several apps geared to students with motoric challenges that provide alternative access modes to classroom tasks. Their apps are on sale through the end of the year: Panther Writer – iPad app now 14.99 is their … Continue reading

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Infinitec Screen Cast on Alternative Keyboards for the iPad by Mary Bettlach

Mary Bettlach from Infinitec, presents an Infinitec screen cast on Alternative Keyboards for the iPad as presented by Scott Marfillius and Kelly Fonner at the 2012 Closing the Gap Conference. Mary Bettlach shares the following iPad keyboard alternatives in her 5 … Continue reading

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Adapting Worksheets for Students with Poor Handwriting Using Your iPad

Do you have students whose handwriting legibility interferes with their production of written work? Is it hard to decipher what they write? As OT’s or teacher’s of special needs students with handwriting legibility challenges, there are many different low tech to … Continue reading

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SimplyWorks for iPad Part 2: Joystick and Keyboard Access | Jane’s Blog

See on Scoop.it – Apps for Special Education More of Jane’s expertise on alternative access methods to the iPad. Again, my gratitude to Jane for your her time and willingness to share her  information. Her information is invaluable to help sift and … Continue reading

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Touchfire Keyboard

Looking for an ultra-portable keyboard for your iPad? Check out the Touchfire Keyboard! The Touchfire Keyboard  (49.99) screen top keyboard is made of  high-performance silicone rubber (latex allergy, this may not be for you) and is extremely thin, lightweight and portable. Magnets … Continue reading

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OT iTool Kit Tip and Tricks #6 – Using a Bluetooth or Standard Keyboard with Your iPad

Using Keyboards with your iPad This is a repeat post but in lieu of some of the keyboarding app reviews I thought and frequent reference to how to do this I thought I would post this how to use and connect a standard … Continue reading

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Type Fun Lite -Another iPad Keyboarding app

Thank you to Bonnie Shams, OTR for her comment about Type Fun app, a keyboarding game app for the iPad and iPhone. Available in a lite and full version (.99) with more words provided in the full version. Practice levels for beginning … Continue reading

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iPad 2 & 3 Cases for Professionals

There are sturdy cases, kids cases but what about cases for professional use? Here are a few cases that recieved good reviews for professionals looking for lightweight, low scale, affordable protection for their iPad with out a keyboard. Keyboards typically add … Continue reading

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