Having Your Apple Product Accessible to Your Use.

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A brief description on some of the accessibility features apple has to offer with their devices. When asking around find many people not aware of the “Accessibility tips and tricks” by Apple on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The accessibility features that are built into the devices contains Guided Access, VoiceOver, and Assistive Touch. These features can help students with impaired vision and or blind, impaired hearing and or deaf.


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New Screen Reader for Android

Google’s Android continues to develop on accessibility for its platform. At the moment Google uses their built in screen reader, TalkBack, for users with visual impairments and the blind.  Now, there is another screen reader on the Play Store market that provides more built in functionality and different modes based on visual disability.

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Congratulations to the class of 2016!

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Congratulations to the student of 2016! This is a big step in your careers and today marks a mile stone, proving you can do anything if you work hard. We’re glad to see many students from the disability office wearing cap and gowns proudly as they and everyone else journey on.

Student at Queensborough Community College Designs Apparel for People with Disabilities

Kelvin Henry of Queensborough Community College is bringing a change to the lives of people with disabilities. His clothing line, Kmatikz, would make it easier for people with disabilities to get dressed.

Read the full article on Kelvin Henry here.