Physical disability

iPad Technology: Apps for Communication, Fun and Entertainment

April 15th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Presented by the ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Association.

See the archived webinar.

51 minutes long, presented by Alisa Brownlee, ATP for the ALS Association.

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AssistiveWare - Still enjoying our time together


Chuck Hummer was diagnosed with (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) ALS about 8 years ago. He now uses Proloquo2Go to communicate. He and his wife Sandra share their experience in living with ALS

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I Love Assistive Technology (AAC)


An AAC user demonstrates partner assisted scanning on a low tech communication device (lap tray) and 4 quadrant row/column scanning on a high tech voice output communication device (Prentke Romich ECO-14).

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Captioned Version

There is a well captioned version of this video available on the universalsubtitles.org website.

Ellen - Using Assistive Technology (AAC)


Ellen uses Assistive Technology to go about her day to day life - both at home and in college. Ellen has Cerebral Palsy and has difficulty controlling her body - she is able to access her Assistive Technology using two head switches.

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A pivotal role in the household


Marie-France has lost her voice and can only move a jaw muscle because of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Motor Neurone Disease (MND) or Lou Gherigs Disease.

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Captioned Version

There is a well captioned version of this video available on the universalsubtitles.org website.

Archived Webinar on Best iDevice Apps That Are Switch Accessible

New apps are released every day and many of them are perfect to help persons with disabilities. However, not all apps are switch accessible or we do not have the right equipment to use a switch accessible app. In this webinar you will learn about the Blue2 Bluetooth switch that works with the iPad and how to identify apps that work with this access method.

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Colin's iPad Experience


Colin has Cerebral Palsy and was unable to use the Apple iPad until his dad created a modified headstick in order to be able to use the iPad. Here is a demonstration of Colin using the iPad. It's a challenge.

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Captioned Version

There is a well captioned version of this video available on the universalsubtitles.org website.

Laser Pointers for Low Tech Augmentative Communication


Demonstration of using a head mounted laser pointer as one form of low tech communication for an individual with ALS.

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