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It’s almost time for Christmas and it is the time to be jolly. One of the most popular presents this year, apart from the obvious Playstation and Xbox, are the Oculus Quest 2. We all know technology is helping us interact with the world around us, whether it be augmented reality or a voice command […]
Regardless of the keyboard layout you choose, you have the option to jazz it up with the ‘rainbow’ setting should you wish, as mentioned before this works really well with SuperKeys and, for similar reasons, is great for supporting users in their typing. Rather than having to point or try to explain the location of […]
Smart phones are now an integral part of our daily life, providing access to social media, news, shopping, work activities and much more! Whatever you think about the use of smartphones, there is no denying that they are only going to become more popular. There is no escaping the rivalry between Apple and Android. Fear […]
Andrew in his latest blog post has already covered this in some good detail, but I feel this is such an important element of implementing Assistive Technology, I’m going to go through it again. “Visual Clutter” is the term I’ve used to describe the unnecessary content that cloud a user’s screen, and therefore impedes their […]
Assistive technology is a fantastic way to give children some independence who may otherwise need help to complete basic tasks. It can be daunting making that first step towards assistive technology especially if you are unfamiliar with the devices and their use. Rest assured, there are ways to easily phase it in to normal day-to-day […]
This week it’s Acquired Brain Injury week and it’s seen UK charity Headway release some statistics from their recent study as part of their ‘Brain Drain- Wake Up to Fatigue’ campaign. Their surveys found that a whopping 90% of people living with acquired brain injury are negatively affected by ‘pathological fatigue’, with 80% saying their lives would […]