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Accessibility Minute - Assistive Technology Tips and Tricks for Everyone

Jul 17, 2015

140-07-17-15 Abilipad App
Hey there!  Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs!
There is an ever-growing list of apps available to help individuals with special needs.  One example is Abilipad.  According to, "Abilipad is an app that provides all students the tools they need to access curriculum and to succeed in writing."  
This app provides a distraction-free writing space along with several customizable, accessible features.  Some of the available features found within the app are:
-Keyboard Editor
-Adaptive notepad
-Text-to-speech options
-Intuitive, user-friendly interface
-VoiceOver and Switch Accessible
-and Sharing
To learn more, go to, or check out Abilipad on iTunes.  

For more information, to read our blog or to drop us a line, visit  That was your accessibility minute for this week! I¹m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads, in Indiana.