Assistive Technology

Find out what a TVI and her young student think about the new app that teaches students about the rotor!
In this article, I look at three web applications to try to assess how usable they might be for people with visual impairments.
Looking for a checklist of skills and IEP goals for Read2Go, the Bookshare digital library app?
Have you ever been told you cannot do something, just because you are visually impaired? YOU BELONG.
Comparison of popular search engines that are safe, appropriate and accessible for young students.
A successful college student shares her tips about how to enjoy a museum as a low vision patron.
A successful college student shares her tools and tricks on how to start the semester off right - How to Pick Housing.
Learning mainstream keyboard shortcuts flows into learning screen reader keyboard shortcuts for students with low vision.
In this article we look at the usability of the popular coding program with the VoiceOver screenreader.
College Student with low vision reviews the AmazonFresh grocery delivery service.
Use this CSI-related activity to help your students learn about self-advocacy!
Google's Project Bloks is a development platform for tangible programming, to help kids develop computational thinking through playful coding experiences.
High School transition goals and activities for the college-bound student with visual impairments and blindness.
Tips on using a smart phone's built-in camera and zoom features to access menus, signs, and other distance objects.
A successful college student shares her tools and tricks on how to start the semester off right - navigating the college campus.
A successful college student shares her tools and ticks on how to start the semester off right - creating a Disability Services File.
Students who use screen readers can quickly skim or navigate documents using Headings. Are you creating accessible Word documents with Headings?
A successful college student shares her tools and tricks on how to start the semester off right - explaining accommodations to professors.
A successful college student shares her tools and tricks on how to start the semester off right - finding accessible digital textbooks.
A successful college student shares her tools and tricks on how to start the semester off right - beginning with class scheduling.
For many students, dictation is an efficient way to input text. Here is a detailed list of dictation commands!
Over the years, Android accessibility has evolved quite a lot for blind people.
Information on how to pair Bluetooth switches to an iPad for students who have multiple disabilities.
Sign in: 8:30 am, Workshop: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Howe Building - Assistive Device Center. 175 N Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Sign in: 8:30 am, Workshop: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Howe Building - Assistive Device Center. 175 N Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Sign in: 8:30 am, Workshop: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Howe Building - Assistive Device Center. 175 N Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Review of the reading A-Z app for students who are visually impaired or blind.
Follow Layla's progression as she learns more refreshable braille display chord commands on her iPad.
A teacher of the visually impaired reviews the Scrible Toolbar with ZoomText.
A teacher of the visually impaired shares her favorite apps for students who use switches.
A college student's strategies for successfully reducing eye strain when using technology.
Instructions on how to share Notes on the iPad, iPhone and Mac computers.
A successful college student with low vision shares her favorite online library services.
Veronica is back to tell us all about her favorite portable CCTV and her ways of using it. Cross-posted at www.veroniiiica.com
There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the importance of Assistive Technology Assessment and Accessibility.
Five educational low vision apps recommended by Veronica, a college student.
A practical classroom review of the E-Bot Pro, a CCTV that displays directly on your iPad that is an approved tool for standardized testing!
Using tactile representations to explain iPad concepts to a first grade blind student.
Tips on how to encourage a first grade braille student to be responsible for and independent with her technology.
Blindfold Sound Search is a matching sound game that's fun for visually impaired people of all ages
iOS translation app that describes photos and reads the text within the photo.
Are you curious how the blind and print disabled can independently read printed materials? Read more to find out about the wonders of the KNFB Reader!
Using holiday poems to teach technology skills.
Exciting, inclusive classroom actives that combine Crime Scene Investigation skills while learning about magnification tools!
Using privacy and security options on an iDevice in the classroom and on O&M lessons.
The snap circuit kit will be available from the American Printing House for the blind.
Accessible version of Seven Little Words
Fun and practical digital literacy tech activities for students who have multiple disabilities and are visually impaired.
Learn about Bookshare's online library of accessible ebooks in Braille and digital formats and visit the Braille Central support portal.
Learn to use AirDrop to quickly transfer documents, pictures and videos from one Apple device to another.

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