Digital Transitions

Educators and publishers are working to resolve new issues as our classrooms transition to digital learning environments. Digital Transitions is a resource to help educators to provide feedback and to keep current on evolving transition topics. The current transition topics are: how to convert and create digital materials; information about online assessments; accessible online and digital materials resources; and, the transition to UEB braille code.

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Tips on Teaching Graphing Using the Braille Note Touch

Learn about accessible digital graphing with the Braille Note Touch!
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Rid clutter from webpage in reader view mode for Firefox

Move around your webpages faster by getting rid of all those ads and other clutter
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Making digital math accessible!
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Exploring the Juliet 120: Menus, Settings and Options

This is part two in a series on the Juliet 120 embosser from Enling Technologies. Part two will focus on the menus and settings on the unit.
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Back-to-School: Information for TVIs to share with General Education Teachers

Information for general education teachers who will have a student with visual impairments or blindness in his/her class.
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Creating Tactile Graphics with Firebird Software

The second article in this series will focus on Creating Tactile Graphics with Firebird Software.
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Facebook: How to Add Image Descriptions

Learn how to make your Facebook posts accessible!
My eight favorite free fonts for print disabilities.

My Eight Favorite Free Fonts for Print Disabilities

Learn more about dyslexia and low vision friendly fonts for accessible materials.
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Creating Easy-to-Use Screen Reader Accessible Tests

An easy to use and create test for screen reader accessibility in Word. Navigation through the test is by Tab and Shift Tab only.
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Virtual Schools: Serving Students in Online Education

A vision teacher/Orientation & Mobility Specialist shares the challenges and rewards of serving VI students enrolled in K-12 virtual schools.