Here are the sessions I have been doing on my YouTube channel :-
This is a demonstration of the Amazon fire cube using the voice control feature
Here is an ongoing list for those who might find this helpful:-
AbilityNet has a set of useful advice suitable for different conditions
Voice control for Chrome – extension from the chrome store
Chrome Store – lotts of extensions for Chrome
Google Keep – for remembering and storing information
Grammarly- online support for writing
Google Docs – on the tools menu voice typing is a good aide to writing
Microphone in www.google.co.uk gets overlooked as an access tool
Typing Assistant – word prediction tool
NDVA – screenreader – https://www.nvaccess.org/
Look also at Ease of Access (Windows 10) – list of adjustments to make your computer more accessible. ( see powerpoint “Accessibility in Windows 10)
AppWriter Cloud – text to speech, word prediction, pdf reader and overlay writer
Dwell Clicker – not free £12 but for those who can’t click on a mouse. Download for free
ACE pointers for older systems eg Windows 7 does what ease of access does for windows 10
WordTalk – free text to speech for older microsoft word
Remember the Milk – https://www.rememberthemilk.com/
Mindmeister – free mindmapping software
ClaroSpeak – text to speech, word prediction – free download both android and iOS
Mozilla has some good assistive technology features such as zoom which expands all the text and makes the browser more accessible.
Opera Browser – has a clear interface and therefore easier to navigate
Safari (on an Ipad) – there is a text screen on this which is great for studying and research students.
Texthelp – have an add-on to google docs to aid studying – show highlighting tools.
This weeks episode is dedicated to Scanning Pens. A useful pocket sized hardware that helps pupils read. Useful for dyslexic users.
If you missed the free webinair then don’t dispair! I have made a recording for you to see the main points and listen to. It lasts 35 mins so pull up a chair, a coffee ( or glass of wine if you prefer!) and listen to and learn from Myles as he explains what “making the workplace accessible,” means. Click on the link below.
Microsoft have on their blog shared some interesting news about what they intend to do in 2016 regarding accessibility. Take a look at:-
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