Assistive Tech is Progressing Faster Than Ever!

63AF9761-A79B-4E2A-BE23-C1129B81DFB0.jpegAssistive tech is progressing faster than ever, and these 7 devices prove it from Digital Trends. The future of AT is bright!

https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/assistive-tech-examples/

New Resource: Apps for OTs Facebook Group

 

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This is a new resource for OT practitioners on Facebook for sharing information about apps and for asking questions. We are trying to make sure and note which operating platform, which country and which population that the app is intended for. This group includes OTs, OT assistants, OT/OTA students, and OT/OTA instructors/professors.

https://m.facebook.com/groups/814368545404532

Some great ideas for school OTs

BB5FB53C-503D-4C9D-B778-A81BECB4FF50Superstar Sources for School OTs with info about Keyboarding and handwriting speed rates and other important resources.

https://gotoforot.com/2016/10/27/superstar-sources-for-school-ots/amp/

Fantastic Tech Blog!

You should read/follow this blog with lots of great AT and lots of OTs involved. Woo hoo!

1FD0DD3A-A133-433D-AFA4-873052A21F3E“Using Switches with iPad” – Tech it Issie

http://tech.beitissie.org.il/en/using-switches-ipad/

Thanks for the add OTs with Apps and Technology!

14429566-796A-449E-B254-037E189B1C51.jpegSurvey Says! Assistive Technology Writing Supports for Handwriting and Writing — AT and OT: Assistive Technology for OTs | OT’s with Apps & Technology

https://otswithapps.com/2018/01/15/survey-says-assistive-technology-writing-supports-for-handwriting-and-writing-at-and-ot-assistive-technology-for-ots/#comment-48516

Excellent tips from The always fantastic resource Edutopia regarding dysgraphia. Creating a Dysgraphia-Friendly Classroom | Edutopia

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https://www.edutopia.org/article/creating-dysgraphia-friendly-classroom?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWkRZNFlqUmtaall3TkRjMCIsInQiOiJnMVwvR01QS29kbklYMmJvYVY2YWFQKzhlOEpZUkZqRDlja0psQXR4TjJIa2F2OG05enRHQXFJTDd4RjI3NlEwU1BvZG9zV211d0ZlVXFzRHFVOEtZczRPV1puTTNqeXVGTHl0cVhJd3JtV2dGdEVQMmVtT0FSeWdjMVNKR3pxdmEifQ%3D%3D

What a positive message from the U.K. About employing those with disabilities!

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https://www.scope.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/employment/work-with-me
Work With Me | Disability charity Scope UK