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AM396 – Ellie Smart Pillbox

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Apple iOS 14 Changes the Game for Accessibility

This month, Apple released one of its biggest iOS updates yet — iOS 14. “Fortunately, this new version of the iOS operating system is beneficial for people of all levels of ability,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “What’s convenient to some is vital to others, and Apple clearly understands that […]

Soundscape Hears Around You

For years people have been saying “there’s an app for everything,” but a new app that helps visually-impaired individuals travel and interact with their environment can truly have you believing in the phrase. There’s a new smartphone app designed to revolutionize the way blind people interact with their environment. The app is called Soundscape and […]

Monday Tech Tip: Audio Exam App

Craig Burns, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads, shows us an app called Audio Exam. This is an app that will allow teachers to record test questions for a student with a disability who needs a test read out loud to them. Check it out here: For more information on this app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/audio…

Apps for Autism

Seriously, the list of apps goes on and on. The sheer number of options can be overwhelming, so here is a list of a few apps specifically meant to help children with autism. While the apps are educational in theory, they are also a ton of fun and great for children with autism or are […]

Monday Tech Tip: My Homework iPhone App

Watch as Brian Norton explains how to keep students organized with the My Homework app available on the iPhone, iPad and iTouch. To view Closed Captioning, click on the “CC” in the lower right corner of the video. Having trouble viewing the video? Click here! Click here to visit our archived videos