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Some tips on Assistive Technology

Updated: May 8

Thank you to everyone who joined us today. Following on from our Assitive Technology advice session with Davinder Kullar we wanted to give some information that was shared today and hope the links below are helpful. We hope you found the session useful and we will add more detail as we get it. Please go to https://www.blindambition.co.uk/contactus if you need any further help and to subscribe to our mailing list so we can send details of future advice sessions we will run.


AZABAT - to learn touch typing skills

Click link below for more information

http://www.azabat.co.uk/


Free accessible ZOOM book online - Jonathan Mosen

Free audiobook, “Meet Me Accessibly" – A Guide to Zoom Cloud Meetings from a Blindness Perspective” Click for link https://mosen.org/zoom/


MFI Made for I-phone hearing aid

You can find out more https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201466

There are various places you can purchases these.

Action on Hearing Loss may be able to help with funding


Netflix audio description films

There are many titles that do have audio description on Netflix, click link for all titles https://www.netflix.com/browse/audio-description


Games for Alexa

https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/best-games-to-play-with-alexa/


Help with Apple products

Apple VIS - https://www.applevis.com/

A community-powered website for blind and low-vision users of Apple's range of Mac computers, the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.


Be my eyes - remote volunteer service that can act as your eyes.

You can download the App on your device and ask your , link for more information https://www.bemyeyes.com/

We will add more detail, however, there is a second tier for this which is the secure service and should be used for secure items such as banking/credit cards etc, see https://www.bemyeyes.com/specialized-help


Apple - Seeing AI -

Click here for more information https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ai/seeing-ai

Android option - Voice Dream Scanner

Giraffe Reader https://www.giraffe-reader.com/


Contact details for RNIB Children and families

https://www.rnib.org.uk/advice/children-young-people-education


RNIB Technology support

Telephone RNIB Technology 0303 1239999 or email tfl@rnib.org.uk for more help



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