Connect - iPad access

Connect Status

Thank you for your interest in AbleNet's Connect iPad® access tool! We would like to take a moment and provide you with an update on the status of this product. During the development of Connect, we have encountered unanticipated programming challenges related to producing an Apple iPad access tool that we believe best meets the needs of our customers. At this time, we do not have a specific date of delivery for this product and we sincerely apologize for this.

AbleNet is deeply committed to developing Connect to meet the iPad access needs of all users. We continue to invest additional resources to help us overcome the programming challenges that we have encountered and plan to make Connect available as soon as we possibly can. Please continue to watch this page for further updates on the status of Connect.

AbleNet does not cover damage caused to an iPad, iPhone, iPod, or other consumer electronic devices used in conjunction with any product manufactured by or distributed by AbleNet. For full warranty details visit http://www.ablenetinc.com/Support/Warranty-Info.

Connect - iPad access

Enabling the iPad® for everyone.

AbleNet’s Connect™ access solution unlocks the power of the iPad mobile device for users with significant physical disabilities. Connect provides switch accessibility, brilliant sound, and exceptional design to create a one of a kind solution for the iPad.


  • HiFi stereo amplified sound output
  • Switch access provided through two built-in capacitive touch switches, wired switches, or wireless switches
  • Scanning capabilities to control the iPad powered by iOS 7 Switch Control, or use a variety of apps with switch scanning built into the app
  • Sleek outer casing protects against impact
  • Integrated battery, charging, and iPad syncing
  • Mount with AbleNet mounting solutions
  • Compatible with iPad Air (requires an adapter kit due to smaller size), iPad (4th generation), iPad (3rd generation), and iPad 2

​Note:  The iPad and apps with switch access built into the app are not included with the Connect purchase.​


Connect Product FAQ's

Q: What is the MSRP of Connect?
A: The MSRP is $349.

Q: Will Connect have sound output?
A: Yes, Connect will have HiFi stereo amplified sound output.

Q: Which version of the iPad will work with Connect?
A: iPad Air (requires an adapter kit due to smaller size), iPad (4th generation), iPad (3rd generation), and iPad 2.

Q: Is Connect mountable?
A: Yes, Connect is mountable. Connect will attach to the Universal Mounting Plate and is compatible with AbleNet’s Latitude, Hover, Friction Knob UMS, Lever UMS and 19-inch Gooseneck mounting kits.

Q: Will Connect have a shoulder strap for carrying?
A: Yes, a shoulder strap is available for Connect.

Q: Will Connect have switch access?
A: Yes, Connect provides two switch inputs and leverages iOS 7 Switch Control.

Q: Does Connect qualify for Medicaid, Medicare or private insurance reimbursement?
A: Please contact AbleNet at 800-322-0956 for funding options in your area.

Q: Will Connect protect against moisture and impact?
A: The outer casing of Connect will protect against impact. However, Connect does not have a screen protector to fully enclose the device and there is a chance moisture could enter if an excess amount of moisture is present (e.g. a cup of water were spilled on the screen).

Q: Will Connect allow a user to charge and sync their iPad without removing it from Connect?
A: Yes, Connect allows a user to charge and sync their iPad without removing it from Connect.


Enabling the iPad for Everyone

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