Apps Posts

Decide Wheel App Review

This accessible app gives your student the opportunity to make choices!

Essential Keyboard Commands for JAWS

Check out this list of keyboard commands that are absolutely essential for students and TVIs.

Accessible Virtual Field Trip - the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Touring the 9/11 memorial and Museum with Virtual Reality and Audio Description
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Blindfold Doggy iOS App

Do you love dogs? Care for your dog in this awesome virtual pet game!

Navigating PowerPoint with keys

This is an accompaniment to my previous post on creating Halloween games in PowerPoint, a general description of creating presentations using keyboard shortcuts.

Creating a simple Halloween game in Powerpoint

A short description of the process used to create a simple Halloween game in PowerPoint, the audio features make this process and product accessible and enjoyable for students.

Using Twitter with Vision Impairment

A guide on how to use twitter for users with blindness and low vision

Big Bang Patterns: App Review

Great app to help develop visual skills for students with CVI and/or complex special needs!

Big Bang Pictures: App Review

Perfect for students with CVI or students who have complex needs!
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Office Lens Commands and Software Updates for Screen Readers

Office Lens is available on iOS, Android and Windows 10.

Using Google Earth to Teach Students with Low Vision About Magnification and Zoom

Here is a fun activity that also teaches magnification and zoom skills!
Screenshot of Android phone with "Some things you can say: Scroll Forward, Tap Go Back, Go Home, Open tutorial"

New Voice Access for Android

Use your voice to access your Android phone - hands free!
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Introduction to Blindfold Games: Video

Which Blindfold game is your favorite?

The BrailleSense Polaris: Google Apps - Uploading & Downloading Documents

Information about uploading and downloading documents from Google Docs or Google Drive.

iOS Shapes and Stickers: Counting Activity

Create customized digital counting activities in the Pages app!
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ShortCuts App: New Feature in iOS 12

A Shortcut is a method or route that reduces time or energy.
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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.

BlindSquare Integration for Future Dog Guide User

O&M lesson ideas to prepare for traveling with a dog.

SAS Graphics Accelerator Tutorial #1: How to

The Accelerator makes digital charts and graphs accessible! Learn more about accessibility options here.