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Use Switch Control to navigate your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Built directly into iOS, Switch Control is a powerful accessibility technology for anyone with impaired physical and motor skills. Switch Control allows users to navigate sequentially through onscreen items and perform specific actions using a variety of Bluetooth-enabled switch hardware….

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Parent Tech Tricks – Use Clock App to Set Limits!

Tired of being a nag? Done with negotiating screen time limits? We hear you! One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from parents, teachers and caregivers is how can I restrict my child’s access to their iPad, iPhone…

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Handsfree: Mastering Switch Control on iOS

Our friends Luis Perez and Christopher Hills have released an iBook about switch control.  Switch Control is a powerful accessibility feature that is built into iOS and OS X to allow users who are unable to use a touchscreen handsfree…

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Todd’s Success Story

At the age of eight, Todd Stabelfeldt became a C4 quadriplegic after he was accidentally shot by his young cousin when they were playing with an antique rifle that was left lying around his house. In spite of this incredibly…

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iPhone Navigation Solution for Those with Visual Neglect

OT and Assistive Technology Specialist Sarah Pickford has created an iPhone/iPad solution to help her clients who have visual neglect, due to brain injury.   Sarah found that some of her clients had difficulty locating apps and scanning across the…

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New Free Udemy Course: Accessibility Features on Android

Course Details: This course will cover all of the Android accessibility features up to version 4.3 on both tablet and phone devices. 1. Vision Features 2. Auditory Features 3. Physical and Fine Motor Features 4. Language Features Link to Course: Accessibility…

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Tapgram: An Accessibility Bridge to Social Media

With over a billion people using Facebook globally, it is easy to forget that there are still groups of people who are not able to get the most out of the world’s largest social network. When people refer to the…

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Free Accessibility Features on the iPad Course on Udemy

  At bridgingapps.org we have been putting on a number of iPad and Accessibility related courses for both our TCEA certification and general training. Accessibility Features of the iPad is a presentation that I do that receives a lot of…

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Understanding iOS6 Voice Over

Another accessibility feature found within Apple’s new iOS6 is Voice Over.  BridgingApps Co-Founder Sami Rahman has created a video to help explain this feature and how it can be beneficial for people with disabilities.  

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A Video Introduction to Assistive Touch

BridgingApps has put together a video to better help you understand the Apple iOS accessibility feature AssistiveTouch. This video includes how to setup AssistiveTouch, Feature tour and usage scenarios.  The first video is in full length.  The following three are…

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Communication: Symbol Set Hierarchy

SYMBOL SET HIERARCHY By Liz Mann, MA, CCC/SLP The selection of an appropriate symbol system for a child needs to address several aspects of their abilities and needs. Just as a child crawls before they walk, so to does a child’s symbol…

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Understanding iOS6 Guided Access

In the next version of iOS (iOS6), which is coming out soon, there is a new accessibility feature called Guided Access.  You can use it to turn off the home button via software, turn off sensors on the iPad and portions…

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New iOS Update – Apple iOS 6 Accessibility Features

Apple will be releasing a new iOS update, iOS 6, this coming Fall.  And with it will come many new and exciting features to support people with disabilities.  Apple.com previews one of the new features called Guided Access: Guided Access “iOS 6…

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Gab n Go Harness for iPod/iPhone

  It’s no secret that AAC devices can bring the world of a language to a non-verbal child. What’s not as known, however, is how to overcome the biggest challenge of investing in one….getting your child to actually use it….

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Tournez Clamp Mount for iPad (First Generation)

You love your iPad, but it’s even better when you can use it hands-free. With Tournez iPad mounting system from The Joy Factory, you can work comfortably on your iPad anywhere you use it in your home or office–in the…

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Tournez C-Clamp Mount for iPad2

You love your iPad2, but it’s even better when you can use it hands-free. With Tournez iPad2 mounting system from The Joy Factory, you can work comfortably on your iPad2 anywhere you use it in your home or office–in the…

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Frog Skin: Waterproof Skin for iPhone and iPad

IOCell Networks Frog Skin iPad Frog Skin is a polyurethane which protects your iPad from liquid, dirt, and various particles that are potentially harmful. There are numerous circumstances and situations that can benefit from using Frog Skin to protect your…