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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Ten spooky inaccessible assignments and how to fix them.

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How to Fix Them

How to identify problems with inaccessible documents and fix them with ease.
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Chromebooks: FAQs for TVIs

Learn more about Chromebook accessibility!
This is an an example of a website created by a blind student.

Web Design

With little notice to me, school administrators decided to offer Web Design as a course at our Visually Impaired School. A brief narrative of survival:
Image of students in class viewing board using Join.Me app.

Join.Me a Screen Sharing iPad App Video

Join.Me is a screen sharing app that enables a low vision student to view what is on the board.
Image of a plotted graph on the Braille Note Touch and same image embossed, with text, "Braille Note touch"

Tips on Teaching Graphing Using the Braille Note Touch

Learn about accessible digital graphing with the Braille Note Touch!
Firefox logo with text, "Reader Mode"

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
EquatIO logo and text, "Accessible Editable math"


Making digital math accessible!
Image of Juliet 120 embosser and text, " Exploring the Juliet 120: Introduction to Menus and printing."

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.
Chalkboard with text: Back to School!

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.
Image a firebird screenshot with Triangle XYZ and Edit screen. Text, "Creating Tactile Graphics with Firebird Software"

Creating Tactile Graphics with Firebird Software

The second article in this series will focus on Creating Tactile Graphics with Firebird Software.