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Ep 3: Work - Live, Play, Work with AT Chat & VisAbility

Episode Three of the Live, Play, Work series is brought to you by AT Chat from the Independent Living Centre WA and VisAbility. This episode is called Work and focuses on how assistive technology (AT) can be an integral part of increasing productivity, communication and even getting to and from the workplace.

In this episode hear suggestions from expert assistive technology user Zel Iscel who was born blind and VisAbility Occupational Therapist Karen Titheridge. Hosted by AT Chat’s Danielle Loizou-Lake this engaging episode will give you ideas to become more efficient with your work.

Links to assistive technology mentioned in the episode:

Screen readers:

Jaws, NVDA

Screen magnification:

Zoom Text, Zoom Text Fusion

Humanware Screen Magnification range:

Desktop magnifier, Handheld magnifier, Digital Magnifier

Text to Speech apps:

Seeing AI App, KNFB Reader

Voice Over:

Voiceover Guide for IOS

Android Accessibility:

Android Talkback tips

Navigation Apps:

Google maps, Apple Maps, Blindquare, Moovit (Apple), Moovit (Google)

Headphone/headsets:

Bone conducting headphones (AfterShokz)

Braille Embosser:

Braille Note (Humanware), Braille Sense (HIMS)

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Ep 2: Play - Live, Play, Work with AT Chat & VisAbility

Episode Two of the Live, Play, Work series is brought to you by AT Chat from the Independent Living Centre WA and VisAbility. This episode is called Play, and focuses on how assistive technology (AT) and community groups can help you to be active, involved in sport, competing, or just having fun.

In this episode hear suggestions and ideas from expert assistive technology user Zel Iscel who was born blind and VisAbility Occupational Therapist Karen Titheridge. Hosted by AT Chat’s Danielle Loizou-Lake this fun and light-hearted episode will give you ideas on how to be active this summer! 

Links to community groups mentioned in the show:

Swish with Blind Citizens WA

Tandem Bike Riding with the WATCAC

VisAbility Sport, Recreation and Leisure Program

Rockingham Running Group with Achilles Australia

No Lights, No Lycra

Links to assistive technology mentioned in the show:

Golf and lawn bowls AT

Tactile markers for treadmills

Pacer Pedometer Step Tracker App (Apple)

Fishability Fishing expeditions

AT tips on fishing (The Blind Captain)

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Ep 1: Live - Live, Play, Work with AT Chat & VisAbility

Episode One of the Live, Work, Play series brought to you by AT Chat from the Independent Living Centre WA and VisAbility. This episode is called Live, and focuses on how you can host a party, evening drinks or barbeque at home. Listen to how assistive technology (AT) can make you the perfect host. 

In this episode, hear suggestions and ideas from expert assistive technology user Zel Iscel who was born blind and VisAbility Occupational Therapist Karen Titheridge. Hosted by AT Chat’s Danielle Loizou-Lake this fun and light-hearted episode will provide you with low cost AT insights, ways to use apps and how to entertain using AT. 

Links to assistive technology mentioned in the show:

PenFriend 2 Labeller

Sunbeam Bread Slicing Guide

Superlux Florescent Equipoise Lamp or Daylight triple Bright Lamp (both of these are clamp-on options) 

Bump-Ons Adhesive Indicators or Touch Dots (these are tactile markers for kitchen appliances)

Envision App: ELI 

Seeing AI App

Be My Eyes App

Tactile ruler

Tips for making cocktails

General Liquid Level

Braille board games

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