Tag Archives: Accessibility

Adaptive Styluses and Other Methods of Direct Access to a Tablet

A recent inquiry on adaptive styluses piqued by interest. It has been a while since I scoured the market for adaptive styluses so it appeared to be time to find what else is out there. Here are my findings: Limitless Stylus (Prototype) … Continue reading

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Abilipad App Price Reduction!

Abilipad app  (iPad; regularly 19.99) is reduced to 9.99 today (always a mystery how long this reduced price will be!). This app provides tools to customization the keyboard layout with pictures, text, key size and color. Other options available to … Continue reading

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Tablift Stand for Tablets (iPads, Nexus, Dell Venue 8 and more) – Very Cool!

The folks at nbryte generously provided me with a brand spanking new Tablift Stand . Working with a wide variety of clients requires solutions for many different environments. Stands for students tend to be table or desk surfaces whereby stands for adults … Continue reading

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Accessible Instructional Materials Tools to Support Reading

The Assistive Technology Daily’s recent post of an article, “Can Audio and or/or Digital Books Improve Your Child’s Learning Outcomes?”,   from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, not only stirred my interest, but also strong feelings about access to print. From … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Adults with LD, Android, Apps for Special Needs, Book, Differentiation, Google Docs, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Mobile Device Use, Print Disabled, Reading, Text to Speech | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BARD Mobile App from NLS

The BARD Mobile App developed by the Library of Congress is the app managing files for those registered for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). Seeing the apps interface, shows it looks very similar to the … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Accessibility, Accessories, AT for Handwriting, iPad, iPad Management, iPod/iPad Accessory, Keyboard, Keyguards for iPad, Mobile Device Use, Mobility Impairment, Occupational Therapy, Physical Disability Tool, Rehabilitation, Special education, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adapted Hands-Free Bluetooth

Adapted Hands Free Bluetooth – The AT Daily (as scooped on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit) Hello! Just activate your switch to answer your phone!  First pair your phone with the Bluetooth speaker phone, then press your switch to answer … Continue reading

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Zybox for iOS – another VoiceOver switch interface option for the iPad

Zybox for iOS (Also linked from Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit) The Zybox for iOS is a new switch interface from Zygo that uses VoiceOver to control the iOS and VoiceOver compatible apps on your iPad or iPhone. The most … Continue reading

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Path Input Fills a Hole in iOS Devices for Text Input | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner

Path Input app reviewed by Paul Hamiliton on Free Resources from the Net Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Paul Hamilton reviews Path Input app, an alternative method of input for iOS: http://paulhami.edublogs.org/2013/03/29/path-input-fills-a-hole-in-ios-devices-for-text-input/ Carol See on paulhami.edublogs.org See on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit

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RocketKeys | MyVoice | The Assistive Technology Daily

See on Scoop.it – OT @ Work Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Assistive Technology Daily shared a new customizable keyboard for mobility and communication impairments. The RocketKeys app by MyVoice allows customization of keys, colors, methods of touch input, speech and prediction. Targeted as a communication … Continue reading

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