Tag Archives: iOS accessibility

Speak Selection and AssistiveTouch in IOS 6

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iOS 6 Accessibility Features – More Options for Individuals with Disabilities!

iOS 6’s projected upgraded features  for fall, were announced by Apple providing many new exciting features supporting individuals with disabilities. Here is what the Apple.com website previews in their Accessibility overview for the iOS 6 with one of the new features called Guided Access: Guided … Continue reading

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iPad and iPod Accessories and Settings for Access and Aging in Place

Integration of the iPad and iPod Touch devices for students as well as staff continues to increase in the school I work at with steady questions of how apps work, what apps to use and access methods. Questions arise about student … Continue reading

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Symbaloo App

Interested in accumulating all of your web resources in one location – in an app? Check out the app called … Symbaloo is a free app that compiles web resources into “webmixes” or grids that can be categorized  by subject or topic for easy access … Continue reading

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iOS5 Accessibility Tool – Speak Selection

Have you used the new Speak Selection accessibility option available in the iOS5 on your updated iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch? Have you done training with any students or clients on its use with their iDevice? Speak Selection Option This … Continue reading

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Accessibility Features of the new iOS5 – The Cheese Moved Again!

Ever read the book “Who Moved My Cheese?” by Spencer Johnson MD? This book is about change, which is inevitable and appears to me to be happening at a faster rate all the time. Change is good and inevitable. For the clients we service … Continue reading

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