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:

5 InvoTek products to increase independence

Many companies aspire to develop products and more in the hopes of granting independence to individuals with disabilities.  Some examples of products include any assistive device you can imagine, from AAC devices to both low and high-tech writing supports.  Founded in 1988, InvoTek is an example of such company.  “Since 1995, InvoTek has focused on pursuing […]

New Accessibility Features in iOS 9

In previous posts, we’ve covered several accessibility features available on Apple devices.  As evidenced by the iOS 7 update to the gargantuan release of Yosemite, Apple continues to refine each user’s experience with every update.  Within the past month, Apple released its newest update for their iOS devices: iOS 9.  The update offers new built-in apps, faster performance, improved security, new multi-tasking […]

5 Apple Watch Apps for Visually Impaired

It’s almost been one year since Apple announced its first ever wearable, the Apple Watch.  Since its official release back in April, several individuals have experienced the convenience of the wearable.  How might those with visual impairments reap the benefits of the watch too?  AppleVis has provided a great directory of Apple Watch apps that are partially […]

Go back to school with these apps by AssistiveWare!

New backpack? Check!  New school supplies? Check!  New schedule? Check!  That’s right, it’s your child’s favorite time of year, time to get back to classes, studying, and homework!  (Or is it the parents’ favorite time of year, the time they finally get a break from entertaining the little ones all summer?)  Well, either way, school is in […]