Tag Archives: Mobility Impaired

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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Sixth Digit – Adaptive Stylus for Quadriplegics

Sixth Digit Thanks to Josh Smith’s ingenuity,  there are additional options for access to touch screens, buttons and small target points for those with limited hand function. The mechanical engineer created the Sixth Digit Stylus out of necessity following a C 5 … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps Stylus List

What’s Your Favorite Stylus? Looking for a styluses for a child, mature user, an adaptive stylus, mouth or head stylus? Check out this new curated OT’s with Apps Stylus List, with a dozens of preferred styluses for almost everybody (no … Continue reading

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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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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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