Assistive Technology

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 ticks 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.
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.
Use this CSI-related activity to help your students learn about self-advocacy!
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.
Blind Abilities interview with Project Starfish after their successful completion of the first ever Blindfold Racer Championship.
Are you curious what techniques the blind use to read? We cover two techniques, Braille and audio. If curious in learning more, please keep reading.
Is "listening" truly a type of reading? Explore this hot topic!
Bookshare Adds New Updates to Go Read - A Free, Open Source Ebook Reader App
Blindfold Spin and Solve is a "Wheel of Fortune" type iOS game that reinforces learning braille contractions.
As each student with a visual impairment has unique needs in math and science, choosing an appropriate talking calculator is vital for his or her success.
User guides for almost all of the 50 Blindfold Games are available online for use with a screen reader or braille display.
Accessible Wheel of Fortune game called Blindfold Spin and Solve for the iPhone and iPad.
Bookshare is now offering an accessibility feature that helps readers maintain focus and improve visual tracking ability.
Orientation and Mobility related tracing, scanning and tracking activities to compensate for blindspots.
Suggestions on how to use interactive storybook apps with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.
Tips and resources on how to incorporate technology into orientation and mobility lessons for all types of O&M students.
Use BlindSquare Simulation Mode to help students create maps of a location.

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