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Downloadable Adaptive Computing Documents for Mac

 

Apple and Mac

 


Adaptive and Assistive Apps and Physical Assists:
for iDevices...iPad, iPhone, iPod...

Assistive & Adaptive Apps

for the iPad, iPod, and iPhone

Information abouts applications that provide assist in areas of augmentative communication, memory prompting, dialing assists, augmentative hearing, ASL assists, navigation aids and remote controls.

 

Assistive & Adaptive Physical Devices

for the iPad, iPod, and iPhone

Information about physical devices that might assist persons with disabilities. This includes info about mounts, stands, hearing assists, speakers, conductive and capacitive styli, etc.

Mounting Options

iPad

Information about stands and mounts that might assist persons with disabilities.

This includes info about wheelchair mounts, tabletop mounts, body mounts, and non-secured stands.

Mounting Options

iPhone, iPod

Information about stands and mounts that might assist persons with disabilities.

This includes info about wheelchair mounts, tabletop mounts, and non-secured stands.

Stylus and Orthotic Options

iPhone, iPod, iPad

Information about styli and orthotic assists for the iDevices.

This includes special alterntive styli, off-the-shelf styli with adaptive potential, and instructions for customized head stick.

Proloquo2Go

Augmentative Communication (AAC)

for the iPad, iPod, and iPhone

Proloquo2Go is an an AuComm program with great Acapela iVox voices. Proloquo2go is from AssistiveWare.

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General Adaptive Computing
Tutorials and Handouts for the Mac

Abbreviation Expansion in Word 2008 for Mac
How to use the AutoCorrect function in Word 2008 for Mac as an Abbreviation Expansion feature
Abbreviation Expansion
in Mac OS X
How to use the Text Replacement function in the Mac OS X as an Abbreviation Expansion feature

Browsers: Zoom

Safari 5 for Windows

How to use the Zoom feature and change text size in the Safari 5 browser for Windows.

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Accessibility Features

Accessibility Settings Checklist

A one page matrix of most of the Mac utilities or options that might be selected to enhance the computer experience for persons with accessibility issues such as vision, hearing, mouse use, keyboard input, etc,

On-Screen Keyboard

OS X

How to start up the Mac on-screen keyboard applet. This is called the Keyboard Viewer.

This tutorial is based on Mac OS X.

Special Character Symbols Viewer

OS X

How to start up the Character Viewer to input special characters and symbols.

This tutorial is based on Mac OS X.

 

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Adaptive Sofware for OS X

All of these third-part programs are demonstrated on the iMac in the ACLab

GhostReader

Text to Speech for theMac

GhostReader is a text to speech reader. GhostReader is from AssistiveWare.

Expert Mouse®

MouseWorks® v

TrackballWorks™

This tutorial compares the two software suites that are availabe from Kensington for the Expert Mouse®...

This may help you decide if you should you use the older MouseWorks® or the new TrackballWorks.™

MouseWorks®

Mouse Settings
for the Expert Mouse® on the Mac

MouseWorks® 2.2 for Mac OSX is a System Preferences panel for adjusting mouse settings for the Kensington Expert Mouse® trackball.
Using TrackballWorks™
for Expert Mouse®
Tutorial shows how to download, install, and configure the TrackballWorks™ 1.00 for Mac.

This is for the Kensington Expert Mouse
®.

Proloquo

Augmentative Communication (AAC)

for the Mac

Proloquo is an an AuComm program with great Acapela iVox voices. Proloquo is from AssistiveWare.

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