Bloggers who write about their own use of Apple products for some assistive technology or disability-related situation.
This page is part of the ATMac links directory.
- AssistiveTek- Brian Friedlander's blog covers many topics relevant to assistive technology and e-learning. Not all of them are relevant to Apple issues but he frequently covers assistive technology for iOS devices - iPhone, iPad mini, and iPad - especially those which are relevant to educational topics such as literacy.
- Delivering Access- The Delivering Access blog and podcast by Apple accessibility consulting/teaching/support company Fedora Outlier provides information and reviews of accessible apps and hardware for iOS devices and Mac computers. I recommend their high quality information.
- I hate stairs- Blake and Matt are brothers with spinal muscular atrophy. They use a variety of Mac products including laptops and iPhones.
- Insights on Inclusive Learning Technology - Luis Perez- Luis Perez is an Apple Distinguished Educator, inclusive learning evangelist, and disability rights advocate. He writes about Apple news and information relevant to education as well as assistive technology.
- Jane Farrell Consulting Blog- Focusses on AAC and literacy for iPhone and iPad users as well as other device users. Jane also keeps the huge AAC apps for iPhone and iPad list.
- Key Word Signing and Proloquo2Go- Aileen writes about Proloquo2Go and other apps for AAC users, especially those who use sign language as part of their communication. This blog is Australian-based so there is also some information specifically useful to Australian users.
- lifekludger- David N Wallace is a c4 quadriplegic. He uses a huge variety of technology including a Mac computer and iPhone.
- Mac pour Tous- (Mac for all, in French) - Resources, information, contacts, solutions, and technologies.
- PrAACtical AAC: Supports for Language Learning- This AAC-focussed site includes articles, guides and tutorials and a video of the week section. It's not specifically Apple-focussed but because iPhones and iPads are commonly used for AAC it is often relevant to Apple users.
- Ramblings on Librarianship, Technology, and Academia- Deborah has mobility limitations and primarily uses speech-to-text software to operate her computer. She uses a Windows computer and iPhone.
We also have a page of bloggers who use AAC.
Know of another site that should be on this list? Please contact me and I’ll add it as soon as possible.