Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, shows us how to use an Apple Watch to unlock an iPhone, which is helpful when something (like a face mask) prevents you from opening your phone with Face ID. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about unlock with Apple watch.
Posts with the Apple Watch tag
Stay on task with the Be Focused app!
Regardless of age, it’s no secret that individuals with (and without) ADHD may have a hard time with time management, staying on task, and more. If you are looking for a tool to help keep you or your child on task, check out the Be Focused app! In sum, the app is an “unobtrusive task […]
Tiimo App for ADHD, autism, and more
For many individuals with ADHD, ADD, autism, and more — they often benefit from structure in their daily lives. Tiimo is an app that provides visual structure and support in everyday life. “It’s a solution that combines a calendar, time management, icons, and reminders in one smart digital solution.” After downloading and setting the Tiimo […]
Suno App – Be My Ears
Apple offers an app designed to help the special needs community with their communication needs. An app called Suno allows the deaf-blind to communicate with those around them using an Apple Watch. The deaf-blind can use the Apple Watch to communicate through touch. Type out Morse code on the watch using gestures (one tap for […]
Monday Tech Tip: Apple Watch-New Health Alerts
Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the new health alerts on the Apple Watch. He shows us Fall Detection, which will allow you to alert your emergency contact if you fall. He also shows us a heart monitor called heart health which will monitor your heart rate. Check it out […]
Gaining Independence through the Internet of Things
INDATA specializes in connecting people with disabilities to assistive technology that can improve their lifestyle and increase their independence. Next week’s free, full-day training session on Friday, August 31 will go one step further by showing how this technology can connect to the world around them. The upcoming training session will introduce attendees to the […]