Assistive Technology

A student with low vision demonstrates how to scan and edit classroom materials; and, watch as he creates a digital graph.
Brian Charlson demonstrates a variety of devices that provide the capability of accessing books via speech, large print, or braille.
Ike Presley talks about the world of assistive technology and walks us through a range of assistive technology options for choosing the right tool.
In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind.
In this webcast, Wendy Buckley summarizes various tools and software that can be used with a SMART Board and describes how they work.
KanLovKids webcast presents a basic overview of low vision devices: hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters.
This is a time-saving way to keep a running record of each student's progress!
Here is an IEP goal for choosing the correct tech for the task.
Free ways to identify US currency for the visually impaired.
We need accessible educational apps - here i your opportunity to make it happen!
Step-by-step instructions on how to create an accessible bar chart in the Pages app.
YOU can create a simple table with accessible pictures!
Step-by-step directions on how to use a screen reader to create PowerPoint Presentations.
Activities for teaching braille and other concepts through songs and videos.
Planning to O&M route using public transportation? Check out these tips!
Here are the directions on how to use a screen reader with OneNote!
Lost your phone? Five free ways to find it using technology. Works for all types of smartphones and non-smartphones too!
Applications of affordable multi-line refreshable Braille for educators and students
Interview of a successful programmer who is totally blind and wears cochlear implants.
This article is one of a two-part series on AT assessment. This installment outlines reasons to conduct AT assessments & the components of such an assessment.
Bring toys and objects to life!
A great document/web reader for students with vision impairments and dyslexia that has Bookshare integration.
Eight free Amazon Alexa skills related to art that teach art history and practical art skills. Great for budding artists!
Modify this to create braille letter/braille contractions tests?
How to make yearbooks and yearbook signing accessible for visually impaired students.
Interested in understanding or sharing about color blindness?
How I created a large print music binder with 80+ songs for pep band.
Learn more about the MATT Connect with these quick videos!
Check out these educational apps designed for students age 4+.
Are you using these fun shortcuts?
Learn all about the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the soldiers who guard it!
How I educate my friends about my conditions and issues related to disability without scaring them.
Not all apps will rotate with your device as your rotate it, but some apps can help you force this to happen!
This article highlights instructional strategies to improve touch typing for students with visual impairments.
3D printed braille dice and gaming accessories.
Are you or someone you know interested in this job opportunity?
Feelif Draw is a fun tool that enables students who are blind to draw in colors!
Looking for activities to improve your students' graphics literacy skills?
Are you looking for an accessible spelling game?
Read my winning piece for the 10 Ideas Student Policy writing competition sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute.
Five tools that eliminate distractions and let readers focus on content. Can be used in the classroom or with assistive technology.
Check out these Split Screen features - for ALL your devices!
This post highlights a useful app that addresses one of the APH MATT Connect / Humanware Connect 12's slight software issues with screen rotation.
Three easy ways to learning use emojis!
Educators - are you Interested in learning accessible computer science (coding) for students with visual impairments?
Using pictures - with alt text descriptions - to learn about information that is not spelled out.
A few small accessibility changes can unlock a whole new playerbase.
Check out this accessible math resource!
This tutorial provides a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities, including visual impairment.
Dr. Yue-Ting Siu, will provide a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities, including visual impairment.