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
I bought an iPhone 6 Plus in early December 2014. I had an iPhone 5 and was really looking forward to ditching the passcode for TouchID, as well as playing media on the way home from work on a bigger screen. My iPhone 6 Plus does have a big, beautiful screen, but I haven’t been able to use TouchID for more than a few hours at a time since I got it.
[Thanks to Gretchen Macdowall for this guest post! -r] Continue readingTouch ID + Raynaud’s = Trouble!
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
Did you know that you can use a corded headset with a 2.5mm plug with your iPhone? It’s probably easier than you think! Continue readingHow To Use A Corded 2.5mm Headset With Your iPhone
Screen protectors – films or sheets that fit over the screen on your phone – used to be a necessity for iPhone users. Are they as necessary for new phones? Here are the accessibility advantages and disadvantages of screen protectors, and a run-down on what’s available. Continue readingScreen Protectors for Your iPhone And iPad
Third-party custom keyboards were one of the accessibility enhancements that was most anticipated in iOS 8. Keedogo and Keedogo Plus from AssistiveWare are excellent for beginning typers and those who need a simple and colourful interface. Continue readingiOS 8 Keyboard Review: Keedogo and Keedogo Plus
Rob Rummel-Hudson has written a great blog post entitled ‘Making Our Own Ice‘. It’s about assistive and augmentative communication – AAC – and the divide between those who advocate the use of dedicated “old-style” speech devices and those who are using iPads, iPad Minis and iPhones as non-dedicated speech devices. Continue readingiPads and iPhones vs Dedicated AAC Devices
Third-party custom keyboards were one of the accessibility enhancements that was most anticipated in iOS 8. One of the most popular third-party keyboards is a tap-typing keyboard called Fleksy which boasts a super-accurate autocorrect and many other features. Continue readingiOS 8 Keyboard Review: Fleksy
When your family starts using AAC for a young child it can seem like an endless and frightening process. There’s a wonderful post this week from Star In Her Eye about how Fiona, age three, is starting to use her iPad purposefully for communication. Continue readingFiona is Learning to Communicate