Even though school is in session for most students, the summer sun is still burning bright and there’s still time to explore the great outdoors! Even once it’s too chilly outside, children can still explore nature with Camping with Grandpa. Camping with Grandpa is an app that allows individuals with and without disabilities to learn […]
If you are a frequent visitor to our blog, you probably know we cover all forms of assistive technology for individuals with mobility, hearing, visual impairments and other special needs. In more recent years, one of the more common types of assistive technologies include smartphones and tablets. By offering a myriad of accessibility options and over 300,000 apps, these smart devices have opened […]
Motor skills play an essential part in child development. These skills consist of gross and fine motor skills, both of which begin developing early in life. Gross motor skills involve using several body muscles to do things like sitting, crawling, walking, running, and jumping. Fine motor skills require smaller muscle movements of the hands to do “finer” activities like […]
Technology has opened up a whole new world for individuals with a myriad of learning disabilities. It’s made practicing academic skills more exciting with educational games, in addition to making the classroom more accessible overall with apps like SnapType. Several educational professionals have noted the advantages of these applications and more, and have set out to […]
A couple weeks ago, Alvin Alviar introduced us to some handy websites. For this week’s Tech Tip, Alvin will show us some applications that could improve accessibility on PCs.
Got an email or text message to send on your iPhone? Swipe it. Type it. Set a shortcut. Select a dictionary on your desired subject (i.e. work, school, sports, etc.) With the recently released iOS 8 update, typing on Apple gadgets gets a little easier–and a lot more accessible. Install a New Keyboard on iOS 8 In order to […]