- “Touch typing” with an on-screen keyboard: Virtual Keyboard meets Window Eyes
- Fire IE: trick Dragon and websites into thinking you’re using Internet Explorer (sometimes)
- Reviews: SpeechWare TravelMike and SpeechWare 3-in-1 TableMike
- Online resources for lipreading/speechreading
- Vocola commands for interactive fiction
Tag Archives: cerebral palsy
I can’t really play computer games outside of interactive fiction. That’s all right, though; I’m a word person, and playing the contemporary games reminds me of playing things like Moonmist vicariously on my neighbor’s Tandy. I was also interested in … Continue reading
A while ago, I switched from regular Crutcheze cuff pads to their newer Air Flex. The Air Flex padding is much more comfortable for me. The fabric itself is thick, so it feels like the whole cuff is cushioned; I … Continue reading
So it’s been about a year since I got my stick, and I’ve been using it heavily on concrete for the last half. Overall, I’m pleased with the way it’s held up.
So I’m back, I think — my health went to hell for a bit, off and on. There are times the weakness or stiffness is bad enough that I feel weird even moving around my apartment, but it seemed like … Continue reading
As I was saying, I’ve been doing a fair bit of long walking. That means my forearm crutch as well as my body is getting some more wear. So in addition to modifying my grip with the Bionic arthritis glove, … Continue reading
IMPORTANT: if you can avoid it, don’t buy this switch from EnableMart. They charge double what other sites do. After returning a bad adjustable pressure switch, I decided to try another kind. This one is working better: an Atec Ultra … Continue reading
A short review of a small product. The idea of the Traxsys “Joggle” adjustable pressure switch is exactly what it sounds like: twist the lid of the switch (which resembles nothing so much as a primary colored chocolate covered Oreo) … Continue reading
A bit ago I received the new trackball from Turning Point Technology: a switch adapted Kensington Expert. It will be primarily for work use, in conjunction with Edgeless and whichever onscreen keyboard I have available.
Post updated to reflect updates to the manufacturer’s website. I recently acquired a forearm crutch because of fatigue and pain in my legs. Walkers are too difficult for me to maneuver, including hemi walkers, and canes hurt like hell. I … Continue reading
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