Whether summarizing a class lecture, keeping a record of what you need from the grocery store or just jotting down thoughts, notetaking makes everyday life easier in a wide variety of ways. While it’s convenient for most people, it can be vital for people with disabilities. The iPad Notes app can be beneficial to people […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panelists: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith, Tracy Castillo. ATFAQ150 – Q1. Note Taking solutions for students, Q2. Prep and organizing thoughts for writing assignments, Q3. Solutions for low vision in an educational environment, Q4. Where to request accommodations in higher Ed, Q5. Wildcard: Tips and info for […]
Once fall break is over, the big year-end tests are just around the corner. But thanks to the ever-expanding world of technology, students no longer have to scribble notes in those old-school legal pads — unless they want to. “Students of all ages have countless tools at their fingertips now,” said Brian Norton, director of […]
Nowadays, it seems everyone is going paperless. With the increased use of smart devices like phones and tablets, there’s hardly any need for paper! However, if you’re like me, you still want to handwrite certain things (e.g. quick notes, dates, numbers, etc.) The developers at Boogie Board have created ideal solutions. Earlier this year, I […]
If you are a student or professional who is blind and seeking for a smart, accessible device to take notes, check out Humanware’s new BrailleNote Touch. The company has noted the device to be, “The note taker of the future.” The BrailleNote Touch is the first certified Braille tablet providing access to the Google Play Store. […]
Turn your words into action with this week’s tech tip. Assistive technology specialist Craig Burns demonstrates the Livescribe 3 smartpen. This pen writes like a premium ballpoint pen, but pairs with your iOS device making your notes available anywhere you go. Check it out!