Tag: Apps

Apps for Academics: Mobile Websites and Apps

Looking for suggestions for apps students will find helpful for their classes and research? MIT libraries at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has put together a  series of libguides featuring useful apps for academics The lists feature  assistive technology apps and tools, many of which are free.  Each listed app is briefly described and … Continue reading Apps for Academics: Mobile Websites and Apps

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Is This Location Accessible? Check it with AccessNow

At the Assistive Technology Blog, Venkat Rao writes about assistive technology, mostly about concepts/ devices that are still in prototype stages, but would be possibly mass marketed in the future. He also write about mobile apps/ software that make life easier for people with disabilities. A recent post discusses AccessNow, an interactive map tool that … Continue reading Is This Location Accessible? Check it with AccessNow

A Toolbox of Apps

Assistive Technology Consultant Shelley Haven, is a certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and a Rehabilitation Engineering Technologist (RET) with more than 30 years of experience. Haven specializes in  learning  differences, ADHD & executive functioning.   At her website, TECHnology to Unlock POTENTIAL, Havens  provides listings of links to a variety of apps. Because many software tools perform … Continue reading A Toolbox of Apps

Georgia Tech Offers “Tools for Life” App Finder

the Tools for Life Appfinder, available at Tools for Life, the Georgia Assistive Technology Project, is a very useful web-based search engine for apps! You can search by name, device type, or function. It's also possible to limit the search by price (FREE, up to $4.99, up to 9.99 or ALL.) There are also options … Continue reading Georgia Tech Offers “Tools for Life” App Finder

Wheelmap App Makes the World More Wheelchair Friendly

The world is tough place to navigate in a wheelchair. But finding ramps and elevators can be easier thanks to this handy map app that anyone can edit. It’s called Wheelmap, and it tells you the accessibility status of public places all over the world. It’s free and grades locations in a traffic light-style, red-yellow-green … Continue reading Wheelmap App Makes the World More Wheelchair Friendly