Remote access for all: some resources

To support efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, here are some resources to help ensure the accessibility of remote teaching, learning, and working. When moving to remote formats, we want to meet the needs of all participants, including those with disabilities, as we tackle this huge challenge together.

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Accessible click and drag on the iPad

The latest iPad OS 13.3 allows you to perform an accessible drag with dwell selection using AssistiveTouch. And there are at least three other methods that might meet your needs for a more accessible drag. Here’s a step-by-step guide to go through each option and help you choose the one that’s best for you.

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In-person training improves assistive technology outcomes

In a recent research study, people who received in-person training from an occupational therapist had significantly better outcomes with their computer assistive technology, as compared to people who used a home-study program or those who received no training at all. Read on for a summary of this 2019 study from France.

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