Assistive Technology

Does your student really understand measurement terms such as feet?
Here is an O&M lesson to help you get started with BlindSquare using VoiceOver.
Have you tried this NEW Blindfold App?
Using Pictello, an iPad, the P.I.A.F. and braille to create an O&M book for a 2 year old child who is totally blind child.
Using Google Earth to explore area and build a mental map.
Teach visual discrimination skills for students 3-8 developmentally with this fun app!
Increase visual skills for students who are developmentally 3- 7 years of age with this fun app!
An iBook created by a student to share with her teacher and class about the technology she uses to access her the regular ed. curriculum.
Give it a spin and bring animals to life with sounds, mini-movies and fun facts!
How a seemingly small gesture opened my mind to how I needed to learn and changed my experience of learning and learning media.
How I use PicsArt, a free photo editing app, to simulate my vision impairment so people understand what I see.
This is part two in a series on the Juliet 120 embosser from Enling Technologies. Part two will focus on the menus and settings on the unit.
Using free assistive technology resources to make primary sources accessible for vision impairment.
Information for general education teachers who will have a student with visual impairments or blindness in his/her class.
The second article in this series will focus on Creating Tactile Graphics with Firebird Software.
The Colorscape app allows you to turn any picture on your camera roll into a digital coloring page. I review the pros, cons and accessibility of this app.
What's new with Android 9.0 Accessibility Settings, also known as Android Pie.
Learn how to make your Facebook posts accessible!
This is a terrific app for young children with low vision or no vision!
WORKSHOP CANCELLED. How to successfully introduce iOS technology and to teach tech skills to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students with VIB.
This workshop will focus on how to successfully introduce iOS technology and to teach tech skills to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students with VIB.
Learn more about dyslexia and low vision friendly fonts for accessible materials.
The right click context menu keyboard shortcut is one of the most powerful and flexible VI keyboard shortcuts .
BrailleSense Polaris Series #1: Learn strategies for teaching students Word processing on the BrailleSense Polaris.
An easy to use and create test for screen reader accessibility in Word. Navigation through the test is by Tab and Shift Tab only.
Answering the who, what, when, where, and why about accessible and environmentally friendly packaging.
The menu key, is a helpful tool for opening a context menu for a program or file. If your keyboard does not have this key, a keyboard shortcut can help.
This is part 1 in a series on the Juliet 120 embosser from Enabling Technologies. Part 1 will focus on the direct translation that is embedded into the unit.
Have students record personal audio QR codes!
A vision teacher/Orientation & Mobility Specialist shares the challenges and rewards of serving VI students enrolled in K-12 virtual schools.
Answering the who, what, when, where, & why about HR 6421- a bill that could help fund a cure for many eye conditions.
"Turning the visual world into an audible experience."
A rising 8th grader and his TVI build self-advocacy skills.
Part of living on campus is being prepared for emergencies - make sure you know your campus alert system.
Everyone has the opportunity and the right to technology, but how has education been changed by this new wave of devices and software?
In honor of World Emoji day 2018, learn about how people with vision impairments type and read emoji.
This students uses all her 'tools in the toolbox' to complete her assignment!
If you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with low vision or blindness, here's why you need a case with your state vision impairment department.
Giddy Up! Using Assistive Technology to watch horse races for people with vision impairments. Tested at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
Lazarrio is a free navigation app similar to Blindsquare and Nearby Explorer. This article will explore the app in more detail.
10 surprising facts about college campus WiFi, from an IT major.
Play Ball! How to use assistive technology to watch MLB baseball games with vision impairment.
O&M tips for students with low vision on navigating school hallways. Practice before the first day of school!
Use your favorite songs to teach braille contractions and tech skills!
Use your own technology for captioning and audio description at Broadway Play with GalaPro.
Visualize spatial relationships between places using a customized pushpin map!
Having trouble seeing things on your Apple computer? Try these easy features!
Including campers with vision impairments in summer day camps. Part of my Summer Fun Series.
Using meaningful pictures and sounds in iPad applications to make cognitive connections and open communication possibilities for a student with CVI.
Help peers learn about a long cane used by students with visual impairments through this free children's book!

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