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Nuance Communications has announced that its voice recognition software Dragon has been officially approved by the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
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A free ebook iPad Tips &Tricks from my friend Jeanette Davies 😊

From Jeanette... Huge thanks to my mate Michael Harrison who shared his expertise in supporting ...those with a hearing impairment (and added value to my book 'iPad Tips & Tricks' 😊). Update now and you'll find a video tutorial in which Michael explains how to use the hearing support features of iOS 10.

The eBook is free as well as all the updates...

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Read a free sample or buy iPad Tips & Tricks by Jeanette Davies. You can read this book with iBooks on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.
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How excellent to see major cultural influencers like Apple honor Autism Acceptance during April, like this an Apple announcement about the ...
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All but one of the authors were speakers at our 2011 Accessing the Future Conference .

This is a Multi-Touch eBook... check out all the ways you can personalise your home with iOS and tvOS (Apple TV) to create a truly Accessible Home.

Read a free sample or buy Accessibility at Home by Christopher Hills, Michael Harrison, Greg Alchin, Jeanette Davies & David Woodbridge. You can read this book with iBooks on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.
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4 Great articles on how to get started using Google Chrome as Assistive Tech. for reading and writing difficulties.
Also see
Part 2 - Chrome Extensions for Dysl...exia
Part 3 - Chrome Apps for Dyslexia
Part 4 - Google Docs add-ons for Dyslexia

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Google has entered the assistive technology world and become a key resource for students with dyslexia. Learn how the Chrome browser supports reading and writing.
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Apple recently updated its online storefront with the addition of a new "Accessibility" category, which is broken up into sections pertaining...
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Apple has announced a brand new Australian dedicated support line. It is there to support anyone with a disability using Apple’s accessibility features across all of their products

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#TechTuesday. Apple has announced a brand new Australian dedicated support line. It is there to support anyone with a disability using Apple’s accessibility f...eatures across all of their products including: iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac, Apple tv and Apple watch. The number is 1300 365 083. If you are looking for more in-depth training on Apple products specific to vision loss, you can book in a session with one of Vision Australia's Technology Trainers. Call us on 1300 84 74 66 to find out more.

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Designing technology for people with disability can also make life easier for everyone else, experts say.
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Techfinder.org.au launches this week. It is the go-to resource for the latest on communication technology for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired. http://techfinder.org.au/

Techfinder is your your go-to resource for information on communication technologies for people who are Deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired....
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FREE Multi-Touch book...
Dyslexia: Supporting Students updated to include iOS 9 features to support anyone with a Print Disability!

Read a free sample or buy Dyslexia by Jeanette Davies. You can read this book with iBooks on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.
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How amazing is this! A tablet that is able to pick up your sign language gestures and translate them to speech... a two-way communication device for sign language users. Not available yet... but the future is looking good!

With the help of a tablet and Leap Motion technology, MotionSavvy is putting forward a device to help the deaf listen and speak. Music: Jahzzar - "Room With A View"
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Introduction It's September, and that means my annual reminder that I’m growing older has arrived. It also means Apple is doing their annual “coming out with more new stuff,” or in my case, birthday presents. The good news is that if you have been running iOS 8, your device is going to be able to ru…
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Special VCE exam arrangements at record high

A record number of students have been granted special arrangements for their VCE exams, with anxiety issues fuelling the increase.
But there are concerns some students with learning disabilities are missing out.

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A record number of students have been granted special arrangements for their VCE exams, with anxiety issues fuelling the increase.
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Shortly after the launch of Windows 10 on July 29th, Dr Scott Hollier puts together his thoughts, findings and hands-on impressions regarding the accessibility of Microsoft's latest operating system. Windows 10 has arrived on desktop and tablet computers worldwide, and judging by the tech website re…
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The Dot is the world's first Braille smartwatch, which allows vision-impaired users to do all the things you'd expect with a wearable smart device, and more.
inhabitat.com
The latest technology designed to assist people who are blind or vision impaired is on display in Canberra, including a cane with built-in GPS.
abc.net.au