Assistive Technology Link Roundup 24 May 2015

Weekend Roundup for 24 May 2015

Here are the best Apple assistive technology and accessibility links for the week of 24 May 2015. Everything from around the web that’s relevant to disabled, aged, and chronically ill Apple users.

No pretty pictures this week, I ran out of energy – sorry!

OS X

New OS X audiogame! Audio Rally Racing is available – full version

Monday Tech Tip: Clipboard Manager Copy’em Paste for OS X – I use this one myself – it’s handy!

Digital reading focus card application for Mac OS X

iOS

How to Use Siri on iPhone and iPad

Why accessibility should matter to iOS developers …

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

The Perfect iPad Case – Great article from an AAC user explaining what her ideal case would by and why current cases fall short

Visualizing the iOS Control Center through VoiceOver, for first timers

Show Me iOS app helps emergency workers communicate with people with complex communication needs

Read how Andrew uses Proloquo2go to control games, and to chat with fellow gamers

Time Timer Helps Families with ADHD, Autism, LowVision, LD and More!

New Ebook on Apple Accessibility Supports for Low Vision

Behaviors with Friends app for children with social issues

Best Apps for Written Expression

Video of the Week: SGDs for People with ASD

Apple Watch / Smart Watches

Apple Watch bands and accessibility – Not just the powered bits that matter for accessibility!

Apple Watch 101: An audio demonstration of the Watch app on the iPhone after it has paired with an Apple Watch

Addressing executive functioning needs in individuals on the autism spectrum using AppleWatch

Clip-on adds gesture control to Pebble Time and Android Wear watches

What you need to know about backing up your Apple Watch

How to get your Apple Watch to leave you alone

How to set up the accessibility shortcut on your Apple Watch

This blind user wasn’t going to buy an Apple Watch, but still did… what happened next?

On the Apple Watch and Morse code

Apple releases first Apple Watch update with Watch OS 1.0.1, adding new Emoji & languages, app improvements, more

Accessible to the Core: My Apple Watch Try-On Experience

Starkey Halo Hearing Aids and Apple Watch – Now Compatible

HomeKit / Smart Home / Internet Of Things

Video Review: Pronto Turns Your iPhone Into a Smart Universal Remote

Assistive Technology and HomeKit

Apple reportedly preparing a new Home app for centralized HomeKit control

Other Links

Brain implants control robot arm well enough to grab a beer

Here on ATMac

New articles for this week:

Atlas is learning to talk with Aacorn AAC

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

– Ricky

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