Once again, Brian Meersma of the Assistive Technology Blog, has featured a remarkable and very useful app, the Keeble Accessible Keyboard. The Keeble, App, which costs $15 and is available at the App Store, is a virtual keyboard for iPad made by AssistiveWare. The app is only available in English for iPads running iOS 8 and … Continue reading Keeble Keyboard for iPad: Flexible Text Input for Users with Special Needs
Frequently reviews of iPads, Tablets, smart phones and other technology, focus on on battery life, pixel density, and processor speed, and the latest "gee-whiz" feature update. Brian Meersma at the Assistive Technology Blog went one step further in his review of three of the most popular tablets - the iPad mini, the Nexus 7, and the … Continue reading iPad mini, Nexus 7, or Kindle Fire HDX: Which Tablet is Best for People with Dyslexia?
Looking for an accessible PDF reader? According to Carol Leynse Harpold, at OT With Apps, ClaroPDF is a great app that provides text to speech capabilities and annotation tools. If you work with students or adults, this is worth the small price. Developed by Claro Software, this innovative software company based in the UK develops and licenses Assistive Software, … Continue reading Claro Accessible PDF Reader
The Assistive Technology Blog has done a nice round-up of apps and products for students with dyslexia. Featured apps and products include: Co:writer - Co:Writer’s most unique and noteworthy feature is the ability to use topic dictionaries to improve word prediction based on the topic a student is writing about. Quizlet - A virtual flashcard … Continue reading Apps for Students with Dyslexia
The power of technological innovation is sometimes astounding. BraillieTouch Mario Romero a post-doctoral researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology has co-developed an app, called BrailleTouch, that could help blind people send text messages and type e-mails on touch-screen smartphones. The free app, which is being developed for Apple iOS and Google Android devices, should be … Continue reading Innovative Ideas Braillie App and Dyslexie