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BridgingApps Reviewed App | Ava – 24/7 Accessible Life

BridgingApps just published the following BridgingApps Reviewed App on the site: Ava – 24/7 Accessible Life provides real-time captioning on your mobile device. Keep your phone or tablet out and read the conversation what the other person is saying in…

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Online Learning Tool | PDFescape

Is online teaching getting to you and your students? This is an awesome way to make worksheets easier to manage. Create form fields using a free web 2.0 tool called PDF Escape that allows students to type right into their…

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BridgingApps Reviewed App | Google Duo

BridgingApps just published the following BridgingApps Reviewed App on the site: Video Communication with friends and family whether they are in your backyard or miles away is easy using Google’s new app, Google Duo, for voice and video calls. Now…

Smart Home Technology For Individuals With Special Needs

Written By Guest Blogger & App Reviewer Christopher Wright Smart Home Technology is essentially taking everyday average appliances you would have in your home, and increasing their usefulness by connecting them to the Internet. They can also connect via Bluetooth technology, although this…

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App List for Older Adults and Seniors

BridgingApps believes the use of technology, the ability to identify apps, combined with information and training will be a powerful tool to improve the lives of older adults and seniors. Access to information, mobile technology and apps enable seniors to…

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BridgingApps Reviewed App | Microsoft Soundscape

BridgingApps just published the following BridgingApps Reviewed App on the site: Microsoft Soundscape is a wayfinding app for the iOS platform intended to be used by people who are blind or low vision. Unlike commonly used mainstream GPS apps, Soundscape…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.  

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…