Styluses and tablets are great in terms of making many things accessible to individuals with disabilities. Many users have difficulty writing and drawing on tablets with their “hands in the air” (to avoid unnecessary markings on the screen. Further, writing in such a position is unnatural, fatiguing and awkward, and may ultimately hinder an individual […]
Volunteers are needed for a week long camp held at Butler University for kids with disabilities. The camp is for individuals 10-16 years of age who use augmentative and alternative communication devices or other assistive technology. Gadget Camp provides kids who use assistive technology the opportunity to participate in exciting activities like fishing, arts and […]
By Laura Medcalf There are many services readily available at your fingertips to make your online experience with websites and social media more accessible. For this post, I will provide an overview of multiple resources: NoSquint is available as an add-on for the Mozilla Firefox browser and allows users to adjust the text-only and/or full-page […]
Studies show that holding a tablet for a long period of time may cause pain and fatigue. In order to avoid this, many will purchase cases designed to prop their tablets, but this is very seldom an ergonomic solution. Furthermore, tablets provide countless benefits to the world of assistive technology, but how can tablets become […]
Check out this week’s tech tip on accessibility features available on Microsoft Windows!