Posted in AAC, Accessibility, Assistive Technology Hardware, ICT Support, Inclusion, iPad, Personal

Sidekick

A new access device from Ablenet.

Despite iPads being touchscreen devices and having switch access built in, they remain inaccessible to many for a wide range of reasons.

The new Sidekick device from Ablenet promises access via mouse/joystick devices which should bring usage within the scope of many more users.

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I'm a teacher who changed direction after a spell teaching visually impaired pupils. I became interested in how technology could assist learners overcome or deal with various disabilities. Since 1992 I've been an Education Support Officer, an ICT Training Support Officer, and have been Coordinator of Highland's Assistive Technology Support Service since 1995.

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