If you have students or users who could benefit from simpler access to YouTube videos, or access through switch use, then you will want to try these alternatives:
Access:Youtube allows for streamlined searching of videos, without all of the clutter from the standard YouTube page.
Youtube XL also offers a simpler interface for video searches and viewing.
Accessible YouTube allows access to single or two-switch users.
appoLearning is a new site, launched by Appolicious, as a portal to search for educational apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. Apps are evaluated and scored, then listed by category and age level. An app-of-the-week is also highlighted.
You can also follow their news on Twitter @appolearning
We all know that working in the “cloud” can present unique challenges to users who benefit from alternative access and input tools. Google Chrome has come a long way in addressing some of these challenges with their accessibility features and ad-ons. Through Chrome extensions and Google apps, user can now access everything from text-to-speech, voice dictation, organizational tools, note taking, keyboarding practice, and more. Find a comprehensive list of these tools at the Chrome Toolbox.