Your self-directed employment assistant
Learning about the latest information about the ADA and disability is important for everyone. The following resources are some opportunities at no cost for you to explore and learn. Assistive technology is included in all of the websites and resources. Enjoy.
Disability Hub Training
ITunes and Apple products once had the market for products with built-in accommodations but with increased awareness and ease of access has created a competitive market. Whether you are looking for visual accommodations such as voice output or typing strategies for one-handed skills, they are included in tablets, cell phones, and all android technologies. In addition, there is Google docs and the Play Store which are promoting inclusion.
Google Docs, Sheets and Slides…Continue
Using Your Phone to Job Search
There are new tools in your arsenal when searching for a new job possibilities. Your phone is a useful tool for job searching, and almost every job seeker is using a mobile device in some way for job hunting. In 2015, Indeed reported that 50% of site traffic comes from mobile devices. In 2016, Snagajob reported that 72 percent of hourly employee respondents use a mobile phone to find and apply for jobs (Doyle, 2018).
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Amazon Echo and Google Home are two environmental control units that allow for voice control of your home and searching the Internet along with music operation. Amazon Echo and Google Home are affordable and expandable assistive technology options. For under $200, an environmental control environment is set up with basic functions. For each device in your home that you want to control, it will cost an additional $15-30 for a smart device…Continue
Your phone is a useful tool for job searching, and almost every job seeker is using a mobile device in some way for job hunting. In 2015, Indeed reported that 50% of site traffic comes from mobile devices. In 2016, Snagajob reported that 72 percent of hourly employee respondents use a mobile phone to find and…Continue
Dragon Naturally Speaking Command Cheat Sheet
Pause before and after commands but not within them.
Control the Microphone
Go to sleep
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Using Word with NaturallySpeaking
Go to Sleep
Caps On/Caps Off
All Caps On/All Caps Off
No Caps On/No Caps Off
Tab or Tab Key
Go to Bottom
Go to Top
Switch to Previous…
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Voice Recognition Purchasing Recommendations
Power of Your Voice: Part Two
Accuracy and Commitment
Your voice is a powerful tool which can empower you. It promotes independence by accessing the environment or writes passages of text. This is vital when there is a spinal cord injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain injury, or a learning disability. It is not an option for everyone. This resource explains the pros and cons of voice control programs.…Continue
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Photomath allows you to take a picture of a math equation with your cell phone and have it calculate the answer. best yet, it is free to use and I've tried it with 100% accuracy. You van find out more about it at this site: https://photomath.net/en/
Have you heard about Brain Surfing? It is used with ADHD and there are apps and information to know about it when treating a student with ADHD.
“Brain Surfing” is a term used to describing the way it feels when the brain jumps from topic to topic or thought to thought. it is very common for a highly ADHD individual to go from one topic to another in less a second and forget what they were working on. The attached article explains one individual experience and the qualities…Continue
Microphones for Voice Recognition
It is essential to have a good quality microphone with Dragon NaturallySpeaking. It increases the accuracy substantially. Having an USB or Bluetooth microphone will lead to good performance. You can expect a 40% improvement with a good microphone. Do not purchase a cheap model and invest at least $30 into getting the right product. The internal microphone on a laptop is not optimal for good performance with…Continue
Audio Memo App
User Guide - https://imesart.com/products.php?pid=1&psid=4
Apps for Cognition
Apps for Spinal Cord Injury
There are literally thousands of different apps available through the iTunes store. Finding app that are specifically designed for people with a spinal cord injury can be a daunting task. The following are some apps which may be useful in your search. They cover everything from knowledge to voice-recognition and other common needs.
Voice Camera Pro…Continue
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Siri at Your Service
Siri lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Ask Siri to do things by speaking. Siri is easy to use giving you access to your entire phone. Siri is available on iPhone 4s or later, iPad with Retina display, iPad mini, and iPod touch (5th generation) and requires Internet access.
Talk to Siri as you would to a person. Say…Continue
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Jennifer Mundl, MS, ATP
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
3915 Golden Valley Rd.
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Employment is Possible
In today’s world, employment is changing from a revolutionary hands-on work to highly intellectual work. Where back in the 1920s, many jobs were manual labor but now it has become more dependent about what you know and less about physical…Continue
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