Category Archives: mobile devices

Open Sesame! Touch Free Control – Now on Google Play

http://www.ispeech.org Never-before-seen Touch-Free control for your smartphone or tablet. Utilizing the front facing camera with advanced computer vision algorithms, the entire phone can be controlled with head movements, with any app downloaded from the Play Store. Sesame Enable developed the … Continue reading

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Call Scotland New & Revised Apps Wheel | OT’s with Apps & Technology

iSpeechCall Scotland has curated apps using a clever apps wheel display for several years. Here is their 6th version of the iPad Apps for Learners with Dyslexia / Reading and Writing Difficulties. Their app wheel has those tried and true apps for individuals a learning disability. … Continue reading

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Eye-gaze Research – AT and OT: Assistive Technology for OTs

iSpeech Great new longitudinal research about eye-gaze AT with showed that the children improved in time on task after 5 months and became more accurate in selecting targets after 15–20 months. Borgestig, M., Sandqvist, J., Parsons, R., Falkmer, T., & Hemmingsson, H. … Continue reading

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DecaTxt: Keyboard Operated with One Hand

Powered by iSpeech The DecaTxt keyboard replace a full-size keyboard with ten keys in about the size of a deck of cards, operated with one hand, using a technique called chording (pressing more than one key for some keystrokes). It … Continue reading

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New iOS 11 Switch Control User Guide |Closing the Gap

iSpeechThe Apple iOS operating system found on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch is the most accessible operating system out of the box for switch users. In 2013, Apple introduced a powerful new feature called Switch Control for iOS 7. … Continue reading

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Social-Emotional Apps for Special Ed | Edutopia

Text to Speech VoicesSocial and emotional learning (SEL) is the cornerstone of emotional intelligence, as these abilities do not come naturally for some special education students. Children in special ed settings need to have their confidence, courage, and emotional awareness … Continue reading

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Tim Cook Explains Apple’s Stance On Accessibility

Text to Speech It is a well known fact that all Apple products have amazing accessibility features, and that’s one of the reasons why these products are appreciated so much. However, have you wondered why Apple cares so much for … Continue reading

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SnapType on the App Store

http://www.ispeech.org SnapType helps students keep up with their peers in class even when their penmanship holds them back. Students can easily complete school worksheets with the help of an iPad or iPhone. With SnapType, students can take a picture of … Continue reading

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How to Automatically Answer Phone Calls in iOS 11 on iPhone: Call & FaceTime

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechIn iOS 11, Apple added brand new secret Accessibility feature to greet an incoming call automatically called Auto-Answer Calls. This latest feature all iOS 11 supported iPhone users are eligible to activate auto receive an incoming call without tapping on call Accept … Continue reading

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Audio Exam Creator 

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Audio Exam Creator is a quick and easy way to record test questions for students with print disabilities who need read aloud testing accommodations. Audio Exam Player (a free download) gives students a superior way of independently hearing those … Continue reading

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