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IOS 7 Adds Accessibility By Allowing Someone to Use their Device through Head Movements

According to Mac Rumors, one of the new accessibility features in IOS 7 is the ability to use the device by moving your head. Many people with physical disabilities are unable to use the traditional gestures because they lack the hand dexterity or use of their hands entirely. One solution to this problem has been accessibility with switches. These devices require much less dexterity, and they can be programmed to do multiple things. For those who can not use a switch, the ability to use your head instead to tell the IOS device what you want could be life changing.

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For the past three years Alena has been a feature writer for the online magazine Matilda Ziegler. She has also been a contractor for the Oregon Commission for the Blind, helping blind adults learn to use adaptive technology. She is studying to be a teacher of the visually impaired at Portland State. You might also recognize her from the Serotalk podcast Triple Click Home.

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