iBooks

The iBooks section of Paths to Technology is a depository of iBooks – digital resources created by educators, family members and students. iBooks are interactive digital books that can include pictures, videos, music/sounds, accessible mathematical equations and more. These books incorporate all the built-in accessibility features of iOS devices, including Zoom, VoiceOver and VoiceOver paired with a refreshable braille display. iBooks can only be read on Apple devices. Read More

Several whole lemons and one lemon sliced in half.

When Are You Yellow?

This iBook delves into the color YELLOW! Using bright colored images and sounds, the book describes Yellow as "Bright and Happy" and uses different identifiers that are yellow such as the sun,...
Old fashion one room school house.

After School I: iBook

This simple iBook is about after school activities. Each page has a clear image of an item from an activity the student does after school along with sounds that accompanies the image. See more iBooks...
birthday balloons

My Birthday

In this iBook, the writer describes events that happen on their birthday. For each page, there is an image and text describing what they do on their birthday, from laughing with pals to blowing out...
Cinderella in her blue gown with sparkles and her name in the background.

Cinderella: iBook

In this iBook, the characters from the famous Disney book "Cinderella" are identified with their images and sounds that go along with the image. Readers are introduced to Prince Charming, Gus, Fairy...
ABC in bright colors.

The Alphabet Sound: iBook

In this iBook, each page has a letter of the alphabet iwith a corresponding object starting with that letter and a sound clip associated with the picture. For example, a Cow is shown for the letter C...
Mastering the Mac with VoiceOver iBook cover.

Mastering the Mac with VoiceOver: Free iBook

Do you want to learn how to use VoiceOver on a Mac?  Here is a free iBook that helps VoiceOver users move from the iPhone or iPad to a Mac! The book walks the non-technical user through each skill...
iPad screen showing picture of fancy beta fish with the Header "Help us Beta test new features" on Bookshare web page

Open Bookshare book on iPad in iBooks - EPUB Beta feature

Bookshare and EPUB: a great combo! Why EPUB? Getting EPUB through Bookshare opens up new options. We know it is not one size fits all when it comes to technology and our students. Each student...
Book Creator Logo: app that creates accessible books

Book Creator App: Create Your Own Accessible Books on iOS, Android and Windows Tablets

Book Creator is a simple way to create e-books, right on your tablet!  Add text, pictures, video and music, and even record your own voice.  Choose a pen tool and draw or annotate on your book....
An accessible teacher-made iBook about Shark's teeth.

Shark's Teeth: iBook

Learn all about shark's teeth with this accessible iBook!  This teacher-made book includes fun facts, a cartoon video about sharks, and an accessible quiz.  Be sure to check out the glossary terms!  ...
An accessible iBook about Loggerhead Turtles.

Loggerhead Turtles: iBook

This is an educational, fun iBook about Loggerhead Turtles.  This teacher-made book includes fun facts, a video of Loggerhead turtles digging out of their nest and crawling out towards the ocean, and...
Cody standing at the front door of Sheetz Gas Station.

Cody went to Sheetz: iBook

Cody, a high school student with traumatic brain injury (TBI), uses an iBook to retell his Sheetz Gas Station O&M lesson.  One of Cody's IEP goals is to be able to retell an event in order with...
Wendy's logo with text below: "Wendy's has a little girl."

Cody's Favorite LOGOs iBook

Cody, a high school student with multiple disabilities due to a traumatic brain injury (TBI), is learning to visually identify and name fast food signs in his community. Like many TBI students, Cody...
iBook Logo: open book on orange circle background with text, " Digital Math iBook".

Sharing Digital Math Worksheets: iBooks and Web Pages

One of the current issues for teachers of the visually impaired is the availability of accessible digital math worksheets.  Shannon has created two posts on how to create accessible digital...
Boy with cane standing outside lawn and garden section of store

Cody's O&M Adventures: iBook

Two high school boys with multiple disabilities created this iBook about their O&M lessons.  Using an iPhone, Cody dictated his sentences in Pages while Brian used the Memo app.  Their O&M...
Colorful M & M candies

M&M Activity: iBook

The M&M Activity is an iBook that contains a fun math M&M table activity.  Students can read the paragraph about the M&M activity, then using the M&M table, students can answer the...
drawing of a beach, water and sky above.

The Beach iBook

This iBook is about going to the beach!  Using high contrast images and sounds, the writer talks about playing in the sand, laughing with friends, and throwing the frisbee!  See more iBooks created...
Three blooming red roses.

When Are You Red?

This iBook delves into the color RED! Using bright colored images and sounds, the book describes Red with not one but TWO chapters identifying red as "Love and Warmth"  and "Hot and Dangerous"! This...
Image of a desk top.

My Desk: iBook

My Desk is an iBook about what the writer does at their desk including their homework and playing with toys. Each page contains high contrast images and audio clips.  See more iBooks created by Dr....
Adult zebra with two baby zebras and the text, "Animals".

Animals: iBook

This iBook is about animals and where they live (i.e. home, backyard, farm, etc.). Each page shows a different animal or location and plays sounds that coincide with the image.  See more iBooks...
chocolate

When Are You Brown?

This iBook delves into the color BROWN! Using bright colored images and sounds, the book describes Brown as "Strong and Stable" and uses different subjects that are brown such as the dirt, wood, and...

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