Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016 is rapidly approaching, so for your convenience we’ve put together a list of all the Apple Australia workshops that are being run on that day. Continue readingApple Accessibility Awareness Day Workshops – 19 May 2016
Down here in Australia we’ve got the NDIS New World: Disability in the 21st Century conference coming up – it’s at the Brisbane Conference & Exhibition Centre during October 27 – 29 2015 and I am envious of all who are able to attend! There are also an Apple Technology House at the conference, and more Apple retail store events than you can shake a stick at – read on… Continue readingApple Accessibility Events around NDIS New World Conference
There are not a lot of ways to permanently attach a strap or lanyard to your iPad or iPad mini – but there are probably more than you think there are. Here are our best suggestions. Continue readingStraps for iPad and iPad Mini – Part 2
April is Autism Acceptance Month, and Autism Acceptance Day is the 2nd of April each year. It has become customary for many companies who make apps used by people with autism to be discounted or made free for that day, or a longer period surrounding that day.
Because premium apps for communication – AAC apps – are especially expensive due to their complexity, many people wait for this discounted day to purchase these apps. Here are a list of premium AAC apps that ATMac has been told will be discounted for WAAD in 2015… Continue readingApp Discounts for World Autism Day 2015
There are not a lot of ways to permanently attach a strap or lanyard to your iPad or iPad mini – but there are probably more than you think there are. Here are our best suggestions. Continue readingStraps for iPad and iPad Mini – Part 1
The guys who brought us that endlessly handy web service IFTTT have created a new trio of apps: Do Button, Do Note and Do Camera. They’re all quite handy but Do Button has immediate use for home automation users who need a simplified interface.
Continue readingDo Button Simplifies Your Home Automation Interface
Most people find math to be hard, but what if you couldn’t write anything down as you were working out equations? Or what if you reversed digits and minus signs while you were doing it? Some disabilities make learning math harder than ever. Here are four iPad apps which even the playing field for disabled math students… Continue reading4 Great iOS Math Apps
Of the hundred apps dominating the iTunes Top Grossing list most days, nearly all are “free”. How can they be generating the most income when nobody has to pay to download them? Continue readingThe Real Cost of “Free” Apps
There are not a lot of ways to permanently attach a strap or lanyard to your iPhone or iPod Touch – but there are probably more than you think there are. Here are our best suggestions. Continue readingLanyards and Straps for iPhones and iPod Touches
What do you want for Christmas?
If you’re disabled, it can be much harder for people to figure out what’s appropriate to give for gifts. What would a person enjoy? What could they manage to use? What would frustrate them? These can be hard to answer. Luckily there are a large range of gift guides available for kids and adults with disabilities. Here are my own picks for excellent gifts, and links to lots of resources. Continue readingATMac Christmas Gift Ideas