ATU321 – BlackBoard Ally with Nicolaas Matthijs |

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 321-07-21-17 – Blackboard Ally – BlackBoard Ally with Nicolaas Matthijs | – Show Notes: Accessible Textbook Options for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired – AccessWorld® – July 2017 Ally website: Ally User Group: Blackboard Website: ——-transcript follows ——   NICOLAAS MATTHIJS:  […]

AM244 – Nike’s LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase

Podcast: Play in new window | Download244-07-21-17 Nike’s LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Nike has recently unleashed the LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase, which is […]

How to use Drop In with your Amazon Echo speakers

On Tuesday, I discussed how Echo users are able to make calls to other Echo users.  Amazon also released another feature that piggybacks on voice calling called Drop In. The Drop In feature is very similar to Alexa-to-Alexa Calling.  However, it is slightly different than voice calling in that it allows users to drop in whenever.  When using […]

3 Text-to-Speech Apps

Text-to-speech technology is a game changer for those who are otherwise unable to communicate with those around them.  For today’s blog, I wanted to introduce you all to three text-to-speech apps. 3 Text-to-Speech Apps The following apps are available on both Android and Apple devices. 1. Predictable: Predictable is an award-winning app for people with speech […]

Alexa-to-Alexa Calling

I finally got an Amazon Echo Dot this past weekend!  I love being able to say, “Alexa, what’s the weather today?” Or “Alexa, play songs by Taylor Swift.” But what’s even cooler: I can now make phone calls to other Echo devices using Alexa-to-Alexa Calling! I first introduced a similar feature in the Ask My […]