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Tips for making your iPhone or iPad easier to see, hear and use

Tips for making your iPhone or iPad easier to see, hear and use

Learn about the accessibility settings that can improve the usability of these iOS devices for anyone

Your iPhone or iPad has many accessibility settings you can use to make it easier to see, hear and use your device. This article will introduce you to some of these options like voice command, vibrating alerts, larger text noise cancellation and many others.

Tuesday, June 06, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (11872)/Comments (0)/
Android accessibility features

Android accessibility features

Settings to make your device easier to see, hear and use

A variety of features and settings on Android devices making using, seeing and hearing them easier. This blog gives instructions for how to get the most out of an an Android smartphone or tablet.

Tuesday, June 06, 2017/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (10824)/Comments (0)/
Making smart phones and tablets more kind and friendly

Making smart phones and tablets more kind and friendly

Getting some tech help can mean no more struggles to read and respond to text messages

 "I no longer have to rely on my reading glasses to see text messages on my new phone," says Kathy Eckrich, who got help by taking a Connections class, “Better Seeing and Better Hearing with Smart Phone and Tablets."

Monday, June 06, 2016/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (13336)/Comments (0)/
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New course! Mobile Accessibility: Making Your Phone and Tablet Easier to See, Hear and Use

New course! Mobile Accessibility: Making Your Phone and Tablet Easier to See, Hear and Use

Learn to access and use accessibility features included with your mobile device

We are happy to announce our newest course, Mobile Accessibility: Making Your Phone and Tablet Easier to See, Hear and Use. Mobile devices have features to assist users with vision, hearing, and dexterity loss or decline. This class is a comprehensive introduction to the most popular features that can help overcome these issues and help a user get more out of their device.  

Thursday, July 09, 2015/Ken Charvoz| Profile/Number of views (25950)/Comments (0)/

Independence Day redefined

July marks 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

This Independence Day many individuals and families are grappling with independence in a different context: the desire to age in place and on one’s own terms. Technology is making that more possible than ever.

Thursday, July 02, 2015/Amy VanDeVelde| Profile/Number of views (19539)/Comments (0)/
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With technology and gratitude, Suzanne Tobin navigates life with disabilities

With technology and gratitude, Suzanne Tobin navigates life with disabilities

July marks 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Writer Suzanne Tobin describes how technology and the Americans With Disabilities Act have shaped her “new normal.”

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Packing Memories for the Journey

Packing Memories for the Journey

Gerontologist Debby Dodds explains how technology can help with memory loss

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, and one of its goals is to bring to those families caring for loved ones with this disease greater awareness of the predicaments and situations they will face.

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Hearing loss can be managed with new technology

Hearing loss can be managed with new technology

Lise Hamlin's tips can help you find the best hearing devices to meet your needs

If you have a hearing loss, the thing to do is to spend some time on yourself to find what works best for you. Lise Hamilton's advice on how to find the right technology is a helpful way to get started for you or a loved one.

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