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Tech For Teachers. Digital Technologies. Edu Activities. Today….Manchester! | AccessAbility Solutions. Love you Bob! And Martin!  | AccessAbility Solutions. At the Inclusive event today Bob the builder made an entrance and gave a cheque to the Manchester Children’s hospital of £80,000 as proceeds from the Bob the Builder switch accessible software. A truly remarkable speech by Martin Littler where he literally named every one in the room with some event or activity we had done with him over the past 20 years! Nice touch Martin Inclusive were presented with the Queen’s award – a glass bowl seen here Lastly this is a photo of the first toy made to be used with a switch .

Awwww! And the future look rosy with Insight eye gaze tracking software that will collect data for analysis that will be fed back to the teachers giving them a window into the mind of eye gaze users. This is launching this month watch this space! Like this: Like Loading... Related Inclusive Technology have released free downloads for Eye Gaze As part of a give-away from those nice people at Inclusive Technology they are offering 14 days free trial of their software for eye-gaze. Love you Bob! And Martin! 

The Grid. iOS 10 is out! | AccessAbility Solutions. For those who didn’t know or haven’t checked for updates there was an update release for iOS10. If you would like to see the main features I found this article useful:- The upload is large 1.1 Gb and does take a long time to do. On my devices it took nearly an hour to complete. So give yourself plenty of time to do the upgrade ( not like me that thought he could do it in half-an-hour and missed an appointment!). Like this: Like Loading... Related Windows 10 update A very large and laptop changing update came in yesterday for those on the windows insider programme.

In "new software" Chromebooks Chromebooks are Google-based laptops running google's own operating system. With 2 comments Windows 10 install - a tale of two installations! Yesterday I upgraded two of machines:- a) Surface Pro 3 b) Acer Aspire V5 Laptop This is how it went! Inclusive Technology celebrates Queen’s Award. Leading names past and present from the field of assistive technology (AT) joined the directors and staff of Inclusive Technology on Friday (9 September) to celebrate its accolade of winning a Queen’s Award for Enterprise Founding directors Martin Littler, Roger Bates and Trish Hornsey were presented with a crystal glass bowl by the Queen’s representative for Greater Manchester, Deputy Lieutenant Anna Reeves.

Appropriately Reeves is also Manager of the ACE Centre, a registered UK charity that provides advice and support services in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and AT. Friday’s champagne reception was the latest event to mark the announcement of the award in April. The company’s achievements were profiled at the time in a feature in Special World. Inclusive Technology received its award specifically for international trade and its acclaimed online subscription service HelpKidzLearn. Commenting on the award Martin Littler, Chairman and CEO, said: Messenger codes – Your calling card! | AccessAbility Solutions. This looks a really useful way to connect using Facebook messenger. This way I can talk over the internet (VOIP), video conference & message the person. To share contacts you can add your image like this:- Follow these steps to use this service:- Note: This feature is only available on iOS and Android.

Messenger Codes make it easy to start conversations with people or businesses that aren’t in your Messenger contacts yet. To see your code or scan someone’s code: From the Recent tab, tap on your messenger appTap your picture at the top of the pageTap My Code to let someone scan your code, or Scan Code to scan someone else’s You can publish your Messenger Code (ex: profile picture, business cards) to let people find you easily. Like this: Like Loading...

Related Video Conferencing Recently did a webair which involved me using some great sites and apps. In "Uncategorized" Pano on iPhone in Facebook How's your Padlet Ole Son? I owe this post to Sam Head, Deputy Head at Wansdyke Community School. Chrome bookmarks. HandyBook Dyslexia e-reader Now Available as APP. | AccessAbility Solutions. New 9.7inch iPad in USA | AccessAbility Solutions. Hidden Folks | AccessAbility Solutions. Hidden folks £3.99 iOS and Android is an intriguing little app that introduces the user to a minature world and invites them to “look closer” to find people busy doing things. It’s a little excentric in its approach but would encourage observation skills to develop and visual discrimination to occur. Client groups it would be most appropriate to use would be ASD as it works om their strengths. Those with ADHD might find it helps improve their attention as the app naturally draws you into its virtual people are collected you travel through different scenes to the goal of finding all the hidden folk.

It’s a charming app to use. Like this: Like Loading... Related Speaking Email - Android,iOS University of South Carolina low-cost tech disability study Research is underway at the USC School of Medicine using Speaking Email and other low cost tech to assist people with disabilities. With 2 comments BETT Show Report 2017 And what a show it proved to be. Visual Thesaurus - iOS7 app. Mind Map and Concept Map Creating Tools & Tips. Web 2.0 Tools. Learning Games. My Presentations Resource. Game-based learning. Cool web tools 4 school. Tech For Teachers. A learning adventure.

Myles Pilling reports on a recent project to develop iPad-based digital learning experiences for a group of students with highly individual needs In September 2014 the Tablet Academy was approached by the Fonthill Foundation, an educational charity, to setup a learning and teaching project with St John’s, a special educational needs (SEN) school and specialist college in East Sussex, England. St John’s provides education, care and medical therapy to young people aged 7 to 25 and the project’s aim was to use iPads to develop digital learning experiences to engage and motivate its students. The project began in October 2014 and ran until July 2015. It was based at the Fonthill Learning Adventure Centre (LAC), an exciting technology-driven space situated in Brighton Marina. During the 10-month period groups from both the school and college attended sessions at the Centre where they worked with its bank of iPads.

Multimedia Enterprise Project called the Bread Basket. Sensory ‘Art of Glow’. Assistive Technology Training - Learning Labs. Mind Map and Concept Map Creating Tools & Tips. Techno / Tools. Coding for Kids. Ray Wenderlich | Tutorials for iPhone / iOS Developers and Gamers. Hacking with Swift – learn to code iPhone and iPad apps with free Swift tutorials.

Learn Swift - Tutorials, Code Samples, References and more! Swift Education. CoreAnimator—Tutorials. How to use the Format Painter in Office: our favorite Ninja tip for cleaning up formatting | Office 365 Ninja. The Format Painter in Office is the best tool you might not be using, and the video above will demonstrate how easy it is. Essentially, the Format Painter copies formatting from one selection to another. Want to make sure your font size and color is consistent throughout a document?

Change the style of all the shapes on a PowerPoint slide at once? Remove formatting from text you’ve copied and pasted from the web into your email? Use the Format Painter. Here’s how to use Format Painter: Select the text, shape, cell, or other content that has the formatting you want to use/copy. Very easy and very useful! 10 tips & tricks that will make you a OneNote Ninja | Office 365 Ninja. Here’s a bold yet true declaration: OneNote 2013 is the most versatile tool in Office 365.

Whether you’re a busy parent making a shopping list, a software developer providing notes to a project manager, or a sixth-grade teacher assigning a collaborative class project, OneNote can make your life easier. We rounded up ten of our favorite OneNote tips that will make you a OneNote ninja in no time! 1. Pull text out of images in OneNote. The Copy Text from Picture feature in OneNote 2013 allows you to pull the text out from an image onto your clipboard, so you can paste and use the text anywhere. 2.

If you need to get more organized with your shopping lists, OneNote can help. 3. Did you know you can record audio and video with OneNote–as in, you don’t have to use an external tool and then embed the file into your OneNote page? 4. OneNote allows you to insert all kinds of information into notebooks, including other Office files. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Using Sonocent Audio Notetaker: 1. Capture. Another Ninja365 tip – need to recall an email? Ever sent an email and wished you hadn’t sent it. Well if you have Microsoft Outlook 2013 and the person you sent it to has that as well then you can:- Like this: Like Loading... Related Microsoft Office Online - Web apps Yes, it is possible to access Microsoft Office online at :- You will need a Microsoft Account which you can sign up for free if you don't have one but it gives you - word, excel, powerpoint, onenote, outlook,onedrive ( online storage that was formerly "SkyDrive".

We are on Sharepoint AAS has a presence on Sharepoint so why don't you go over to and connect with us there? In "Uncategorized" Useful Web links for Accessibility & Disability Information. 5 tips to customize your Word application & make life easier | Office 365 Ninja. Many of us get used to using Microsoft Word “out of the box,” without taking the time to alter the settings to accommodate our preferences.

Whether you use Word to write simple paragraphs or perform complex mail merges, the customization tips in the list below can help make your experience with Word better. We suggest that you take ten or fifteen minutes to make some of these simple modifications that will surely save you time and/or effort in the long run. 1. Disable the start screen of Word 2013. One of the changes that longtime Office users noticed with Office 2013 is the addition of the start screen to the applications like Word. 2. You’ll see the Quick Access Toolbar above the Ribbon (by default) on Office 2013 programs like Word. 3. Word will detect when you start a numbered or bulleted list and helpfully automate it, so that when you press Enter, new list items are automatically indented and bulleted or numbered. 4. 5.

How to create a survey using Excel | Office 365 Ninja. If you need to create a survey, form, or questionnaire, Office 365 has you covered. You can use Excel Online to create a survey with a shareable link that saves responses in a back-end spreadsheet, allowing you to analyze your data however you wish. The video above will show you how to create a survey, starting from OneDrive for Business, but you can also use your personal OneDrive to create a survey. To create your survey: Click the new button and choose Excel survey.Enter a survey title. You also may choose to view and test your survey, using the sharing link, before you distribute it to others. When others take your survey, their responses will be stored in your Excel Online spreadsheet. Teacher tools 2.0.

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