Assistive Tech

iPad Accessibility – The Accessibility Options Menu

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

Many of the assistive features within the Accessibility Menu are incredibly useful. However many of them are not needed all of the time. Some you may wish to switch on for part of a task and [...]

iPad Accessibility – Speak Selection

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

Speak Selection quickly allows you to access the text to speech function that is built directly into iOS. When this feature is enabled through the main Accessibility Menu, the ‘Speak Selection’ option is added to the [...]

iPad Accessibility – Guided Access

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

This feature is great for parents, teachers or guardians working with kids and young adults that are easily distracted. Guided Access restricts the functionality of the iPad to allow users to focus on the task in [...]

iPad Accessibility – Invert Colours

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

An issue many Dyslexics suffer from is the havoc that black text on white paper/screens plays with our eyes. In fact many high contrast reading environments make reading a real challenge. Coloured overlays can help minimize [...]

Bett 2015 – Texthelp

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

We spoke to Rachael from Texthelp to find out how this software's standout features can make research for students a less painful task: To see the rest of the videos in this series, click HERE. If [...]

Bett 2015 – Eye Control Computer

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

We got a taste of the future with Kim from Tobii Dynavox. Looks like were heading for a world where mice and keyboards may be a thing of the past. To see the rest of the [...]

Bett 2015 – Lynda.com

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

Fred from Lynda.com explained how online courses can give you a second chance in education. To see the rest of the videos in this series, click HERE. If you like this post subscribe to this blog, [...]

Bett 2015 – WordQ+SpeakQ

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

Assistive Solutions let us put their WordQ+SpeakQ software through its paces. Some how it even managed to correct my atrocious spelling. To see the rest of the videos in this series, click HERE. If you like [...]

The Bett Show 2015 – IntoWords – Mobile OCR

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

Sean Douglas talks to Lars from MV-Nordic to find out how this iPad app can help those with dyslexia in everyday life. To see the rest of the videos in this series, click HERE. If you [...]

Bett 2015 – Scanning Pen

By | June 14th, 2013|Assistive Tech, Videos|

Jack from Scanning Pens Ltd shows us how this hi-tech pen can help eliminate the need for teaching assistants in exams: To see the rest of the videos in this series, click HERE. If you like [...]

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