Charlie

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Charlie is an occupational therapist specialising in assitive technology solutions.

Jemma Pixie Hixon

It’s easy to see how technology can help people with physical or sensory disabilities but today I heard […]

Check USB Power Required by Assistive Technology

Right SENIT Forum peeps here’s how to check out the power demands of your USB ports: Launch Device […]

Nabaztag RFID rabbits

Well the title says it all, doesn’t it? No? Ok a little explanation: I’ve been experimenting with a […]

Next iPhone to touch back?

The current iPhone and iPod touch are becomming increasingly popular as affordable, pocketable voice-out communication aids due to […]

Out of A&E

If you’ve noticed that things have been a bit quiet on this blog again, and on the main […]

Communication Works 2009 @ Charlton School, London

Perhaps a little late in posting this but CENMAC/Charlton School are having a drop-in day with well-known exhibitors […]

Windows 7 to Include Free Improved Magnifier

Great news for visually impaired computer users. The basic Windows Magnifier utility that has been knocking around since […]

Video of Windows 7 On Screen Keyboard

I’ve spent part of today making this video demonstrating the new features of the Windows 7 on-screen keyboard. […]

StickyKeys (Windows XP)

Difficulties holding down two keys simultaneously While most of the options for the Mouse are in the Mouse […]

Writing With Symbols 2000

Widgit Software’s Writing With Symbols 2000 (which is also known as WWS2000 or WWS2K) has been around for a […]

The IntelliKeys set-up overlay

The Intellikeys is a programmable alternative keyboard that plugs into any computer running Windows. It enables students with […]

Internet Explorer Colour Schemes

Why Change the Colours? Changing the colour scheme of text involves changing text colour (foreground) and/or the page […]

The seemingly straightforward ‘switch’ can open up a whole new world for people with physical or cognitive difficulties. These pages […]

Make the Windows mouse pointer easier to see

This tutorial applies to the Microsoft Windows XP operating system. If you have Windows 98 or ME please […]

Windows allows you to adjust the keyboard repeat rate to avoid accidental doubling-up of letters. If this does not meet your needs then Windows also offers a more specialist Slow Keys feature.

Filter Keys is a free Windows feature that helps individuals who press the wrong keys while typing due to tremor or mild incoordination.