Early Intervention

Cover of a digital book titled Zoey the Dog. The title and a picture of a golden retriever puppy are on the cover.

Zoey the Dog: iBook

This third grade student created a digital book about her dog.
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More Trucks HD: A Fun and Accessible iPad App!

This post describes the "More Trucks HD" app, which the author has used successfully with students of varying ages and developmental levels.
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It Is All About Motivation

Learning kindergarten sight words in large print and braille using teacher-created ePub books.
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Digital Books for Beginning Readers

These accessible books have predictable text and image descriptions - perfect for emerging readers!
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Using Technology to Support a Dual Media Learner

Adapting and customizing Kindergarten Reading Street program using Visiobook Orbit 20 paired with an iPad.
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Aedan: Introduction to the iPad and VoiceOver

Follow Aedan's journey as he learns to use an iPad with VoiceOver.
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Big Bang Pictures: App Review

Perfect for students with CVI or students who have complex needs!
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App Review: Peppa Pig's Holiday

Increase functional vision and visual motor skills with this fun app for young children!
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iOS Shapes and Stickers: Counting Activity

Create customized digital counting activities in the Pages app!
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Welcome to Wyatt's House: O&M lesson

Using Pictello, an iPad, the P.I.A.F. and braille to create an O&M book for a 2 year old child who is totally blind child.
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Elmo Loves ABCs

Teach visual discrimination skills for students 3-8 developmentally with this fun app!
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A Review of A Busy Day for Elmo

Increase visual skills for students who are developmentally 3- 7 years of age with this fun app!
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See 'n Say app review

Give it a spin and bring animals to life with sounds, mini-movies and fun facts!
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Fisher Price Storybook Rhymes Accessibility Review

This is a terrific app for young children with low vision or no vision!
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Using Technology to Access the Song "Here Comes the Sun"

Use your favorite songs to teach braille contractions and tech skills!
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Use of Meaningful Pictures and Sounds for Students with CVI

Using meaningful pictures and sounds in iPad applications to make cognitive connections and open communication possibilities for a student with CVI.
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My Long Cane Book

Help peers learn about a long cane used by students with visual impairments through this free children's book!
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Accessible Peep and the Big Wide World

Accessible Videos for young learners with Vision Impairments.
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House Hunt: Preschool Matching Game

Match the animal with his home!