Tag Archives: iPad accessories

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Protect Your Eyes from Computer Screens

See on Scoop.it – OT @ Work See on http://www.freetech4teachers.com Richard Byrne, blogger of Free Technology for Teachers, provides information on digital eye strain. Very similar to prior posts on ergonomics and the use of mobile devices, Richard Byrne shares a report … Continue reading

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Traveling Eileen Stand

Look at the new and improved Traveling Eileen stand invented by Dr. Therese Willkomm from AT in New Hampshire. ATinNH is an assistive technology resource from the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability. If you are interested in McGyvering AT stands, mounts … Continue reading

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Ghost Type app review from On Sarah’s Pad

Originally posted on On Sarah's iPad:
Traditional typing tutors might be a great thing for traditional keyboards, but for the iPad you need something completely different. iPad keyboards do not have physical “home keys,” the tactile and audible feedback…

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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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LifeProof iPad Case

Are you familiar with the LifeProof iPhone case that withstands water, dirt or physical abuse. It is now available for the iPad… What’s the big deal? Well, look at where you can use it… Fully encased to protect it from spills, bathtubs, … Continue reading

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Another Recommended Stylus From an Experienced Therapist

Jamie Klund-Kujawski, MS OTR in her comment shared … “Another great stylus. SK TOUCHPENCIL1 ” “This stylus is made of electro conductive rubber, is soft with no metal, chunky pencil shape makes it easy for small hands to hold, works with both capacitive … Continue reading

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Need a Sensitive Stylus?

Are you in need of a stylus that is sensitive and easy to handle for one of your students or clients? I have searched and purchased a number of styluses with an OT perspective in terms of the needs of users with … Continue reading

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Must See Apps List… Really!

Samuel Sennott shared this resource on the QIAT list serv – and it is a must see app and equipment listing on Pinterest! Created by Lauren S. Enders, SLP/ Augmentative Communication Specialists / Assistive Technology Consultant, her app list seems to have … Continue reading

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From the Voice of Experience – A Stylus Recommendation

Ciara Campbell shared this valuable comment yesterday on a stylus recommendation and also agreed to let me to share it in a post … “I’m 32 have spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, I got an iPad 2 about a month ago. My fine motor … 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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