Apple/Assistive Technology Link Roundup 7 June 2015

Apple/Assistive Tech Roundup for 7 June 2015

Here are the best Apple assistive technology and accessibility links up to 7 June 2015. Everything from around the web that’s relevant to disabled, aged, and chronically ill Apple users.


Quick Tip: how to rewind or fastforward speech when using the voiceover say all command on Mac OS X

Getting it All Done with ZoomText Mac and CamReader

Getting to grips with the new Photos for Mac: A Take Control Crash Course

A new eBook from Take Control: Getting to grips with the new Photos for Mac: A Take Control Crash Course


Best travel accessories for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

AAC and Medical Needs

Google Cardboard makes its way to the iPhone, available now in the App Store

VocaliD: Custom Crafted Voices

VisiTalks | RealTime Video Communication

Find almost anything on your iOS device with Spotlight

Smart Apps For Special Needs: Great Resources for Creating Visual Schedules and Supports

Proloquo2Go for Apple Watch! Use the app as a single switch on iPhone

Proloquo2Go on an iPad
Proloquo2Go, a symbol-supported communication app, is one of AssistiveWare’s products.

Updated: Why Can’t You Be More Organized – 10 (now 14) apps to help with executive functions

Secret Spotlight searches: 9 super-smart suggestions!

Make Materials Accessible with Your Phone Using Snapverter

Visualizing the Notification Center through VoiceOver, for first timers

Apple Watch / Smart Watches

16 Siri commands to save you time on your Apple Watch

How to set up and use Accessibility on Apple Watch

How to Use Apple Watch to Get Directions

Make Your Own Default Replies for Apple Watch Messages

How Apple Watch cured my notification anxiety

Apple Watch tips: Use Force Touch to start new messages, change music source, clear all notifications, more

Apple says the Watch’s irregular heart rate tracking is intentional

Gear: Spigen Apple Watch Cases

Spigen's Apple Watch Cases might be especially useful for disabled users prone to falls or knocking into things.
Spigen’s Apple Watch Cases might be especially useful for disabled users prone to falls or knocking into things.

My experiences with Apple Support for Apple Watch

My Apple Watch Diary: Straps and Watch Orientation

How to back up Apple Watch settings & data

Using the Ecobee3 Wi-Fi thermostat with your Apple Watch

Take control of your Apple Watch notifications

Watch Effect: How the Digital Crown and Force Touch could inform future iOS device design

HomeKit / Smart Home / Internet Of Things

Apple’s planned iOS 9 ‘Home’ app uses virtual rooms to manage HomeKit accessories

Installing and setting up the Ecobee3 smart thermostat

Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote: $84.99

Tado’s Smart AC Control wants to make your old air conditioner smarter

Three Easy Ways to Get Started With Home Automation

Light Your World

How to set up your accessories with HomeKit

Apple’s HomeKit platform will see first accessories launch next week.

Eye Upon The First Products To Use Apple’s HomeKit

Other Links

Send Students into Summer with Bookshare Web Reader

Adorable AI-powered robot Musio just wants to be your friend

Here on ATMac

New articles:

New on ATMac: Dear Apple Accessibility Team: Requests from Switch Users

Did you see anything else online that I missed? Leave a comment or drop me a line!

– Ricky

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