screenshot of iPad after assistive touch has been set up with 6 apps on home screen photos messages calls camera alarmed and music apps are displayed

Monday Tech Tip: iOS Assistive Access

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Access Access for iOS iPad and iPhone, which allow someone to simplify what apps are shown on the screen so it makes these devices easier to navigate for anyone with a cognitive disability or anyone who struggles with the complexity of these devices. Check […]

Mike and Lisa Overbay posing with their accessible van and Lisa is on the wheelchair ramp

Consumer Highlight: Lisa Overbay

Lisa Overbay has multiple sclerosis and is dependent on a wheelchair. To be able to leave her home, she needs a wheelchair accessible vehicle. She and her husband were using a 2006 van that he was able to convert himself with a wheelchair lift, but it was “on it’s last leg”. When they began to […]

Screenshot of Spoken content settings with speak item under pointer as an option

Monday Tech Tip: Mac Computer- Speak item under the pointer

Brian Norton, Director of AT, shows us the speak item under the pointer feature that allows a user to have their Mac computer speak anything that is under the pointer if they hover over it. This feature is helpful for individuals with low vision, reading impairments, or benefit from audio feedback. Check it out here: […]