Tag: IPad

Helpful Apps for College Students

Sue Ordinetz,  has prepared two  tip sheets featuring apps  that may be helpful to college students with and without disabilities. Ms. Ordinetz  is an Adjunct Professor - Occupational Therapy at American International College. Apps for Higher Ed Android Apps Android Apps  

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Claro Accessible PDF Reader

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

Apple’s Continued Impact on Accessibility and Accessible Technology

At a recent media event, Apple announced a number of new software and hardware products.  Although Apple executives have, in previous years,  devoted stage time to accessibility announcements, they did not do so at this event. However. these  announcements still impact accessibility and assistive technology. Brian Meersma of the Assistive Technology Blog, reviews and comments … Continue reading Apple’s Continued Impact on Accessibility and Accessible Technology

Looking for a Full-Sized Keyboard for Your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch?

If you are looking for a full-size keyboard to use with  your iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone, consider the Macally iKeyLT.  Brian Meersma reviews  this full sized wired keyboard for iOS devices at the Assistive Technology Blog The Macally iKeyLT is a full sized wired keyboard for iOS devices with the lightning connector. It has a … Continue reading Looking for a Full-Sized Keyboard for Your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch?

iOS 7 Has Many Useful Features for All Users, Regardless of Ability

Recently Apple released the new mobile operating system  for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 7I received an alert about the upgrade and decided to install it on my iPhone. One of the things  I noticed almost immediately was the cleaner, less cluttered look. The interface is totally redesigned.Although my iPhone is the first Apple … Continue reading iOS 7 Has Many Useful Features for All Users, Regardless of Ability