Assistive Technology Link Roundup 3 May 2015

Weekend Roundup for 3 May 2015

Here are the best Apple assistive technology and accessibility links for the week of 3 May 2015. Everything from around the web that’s relevant to disabled, aged, and chronically ill Apple users.

OS X

Mac tips: Preview links in Safari with a three-finger tap

Mac Window Management Made Easier

Kinesis advantage keyboard, side on
The Kinesis Advantage keyboard is shaped to match the natural curve of your hands, and keeps wrists flat and straight as you use it. This is the keyboard I use every day to write this blog.

5 Ergonomic Keyboards – Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

iOS

Video: about Hayley who uses ModelTalker with AAC

iPads with custom support software planned for seniors in Japan

21 of the Best iOS Apps from April 2015

29 App & iPad Essentials for SLPs and Stroke Survivors to know before using apps for speech therapy

iDo Getting Dressed App

Quote of the Week


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Quote: Given the explosive growth in the use of the World Wide Web for publishing, electronic commerce, lifelong learning and the delivery of government services, it is vital that the Web be accessible to everyone.

The image is, of course, Bill Clinton, who was prescient enough to say this in 1997 while he was President.

Apple Watch / Smart Watches

Need to set up VoiceOver accessibility on Apple Watch? Rene Ritchie has your walk-through!

Woman with Usher Syndrome writes about using her Apple Watch after 5 days.

How to set up and use Apple Pay on your Apple Watch

[Audio] Apple Watch 101: VoiceOver Gestures

28 Apple Watch tips and tricks you should know

Apple Watch 101: Making And Receiving Calls On The Watch for VoiceOver users

How to use Maps to navigate from your Apple Watch

Apple Watch 101 Accessibility Features

HomeKit / Smart Home / Internet Of Things

Three scenarios for home automation showing home it can make a real difference in your life.

Top 6 essential smart home accessories (Video)

ilumi creators enjoying their light bulb moment

Crowdfunding Campaigns

Droplet: Crowdfunding automatic reminder button/app

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/653567732/droplet-the-smart-reminder

Other Links

10 Tips for Managing Kids’ Tech Time from the American Speech and Hearing Association

5 Medical and Assistive Technologies Being Transformed with Leap Motion

IBM’s cognitive computer will help solve your health problems

Here on ATMac

Here on ATMac has been so quiet lately – I’m sorry! My health has been crappy and outside stresses have been high. If anybody’s been wanting to submit a guest article, this is a great time.

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

– Ricky

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