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Tablet Apps for Accessibility andInclusionKevin Hickey
Adobe Connect Can you here me? – If not please type tell us via the chat window Use the Chat Box to Ask any Questions – Dont worry about spelling mistakes Where to focus? Somethings gone wrong? Let us know We will be recording
Aims By the end of this session you should have a greater understanding of some of the Tablet Apps available which can support accessibility and Inclusion. Unfortunately we wont have time to cover: – Managing devices – Apps not related to accessibility and inclusion – Advice on specific devices – Demonstrations of the apps in action – Apps for mobile phones
Overview Questions? Built in accessibility Apps for : – Image Communication – Text to speech/screen reader – Voice recognition – Making Notes – Mind Maps – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AlUoOEy_1LXtdDEwUldfd2dtNWE0 LXFVNXRaY2tGVkE
Questions? Which type of tablets do you or your learners currently use? Who uses Tablets at your learning provider? Which Apps do you use to support accessibility and inclusion?
Image Communication Tobii SonoFlex Free & paid for versions available Wide range of words/symbols Use camera to create own symbols
Image Communication Grid Player Uses grids from The Grid 2 Comes with some basic symbol sets Works well with additional speaker
Image communication MyChoicePad Makaton Symbols & sign language videos TaptoTalk Wide range of devices
Text To Speech Predictable Symbols, keyboard or handwritten Send messages to facebook & twitter
Text to Speech Verbally SpeakITIvona Pronunciation Pro
Built-In Text to Speech VoiceOver Text-To-speech
Dictation/ speech to textDragon DictateSpeech to Text Ispeech Dictation
Links Spreadsheet of Apps https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AlUoOEy_1LXtdDEwUldfd2dtNWE0LXFVNXRaY2tGVkE Blog of mobile AT resources – http://asstech.wordpress.com/category/mobile/ Feedback on the session – http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/feedbacktabletappsforaccessibilityandinclusion17052012 Copy of this presentation – https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B1UoOEy_1LXtenpv NG5aQUdDSHM