Apple’s iOS 12 Makes Life More Accessible

This year, Apple released the iOS 12 system, claiming it will “make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive and more delightful.” You can add “more accessible” to that description as well. “Taking advantage of iOS 12 is a great way for people with disabilities to ring in the new year,” said Brian […]

iOS 10: 10 New Accessibility Features

What an exciting week here for the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads!  Apple has just released iOS 10 this week, which is jam packed with new accessibility features.  Monday afternoon, I was invited to sit in on interviews for local news channels to try out and discuss these incredible features.  Keep on reading to find […]

Monday Tech Tip: Touch Accommodation

Anna Leung, Assistive Technology Specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads, shows us an iOS feature called Touch Accommodation. Touch Accommodation lets people adjust the sensitivity and the way you touch an iOS device’s screen. This is particularly helpful for people who have any motor skill issues. Check it out here:

Monday Tech Tip: iOS built in screen reader options (speak selection & speak screen)

Brian Norton, Manager of Clinical Assistive Technology, at Easter Seals Crossroads, shows us shows us two iOS built in screen reader options: speak selection and speak screen. Check it out here:  

Learning Ally: updated version makes audio books easier to obtain

Serving more than 300,000 K-11, college and graduate students, one non-profit is seeking to make reading accessible and achievable for all. Learning Ally began in 1948 as Recording for the Blind and today serves those individuals who struggle to read standard print due to blindness, dyslexia, visual impairment or other learning disabilities. With the help […]