Assistive Technology

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Follow Amy as she heads back to sea!
APH has recently released a new math app!
Tips for visiting water parks with a vision impairment. Part of my Summer Fun Series.
Get through TSA screenings in minutes and avoid taking everything out of your carry on for $17 a year.
How to use the Coca-Cola Freestyle App to make it easier to choose and customize drinks.
Information on how to use the annotation app, SAS Gloss to create accessible low vision maps.
The developers of the popular accessible Blindfold Games are seeking input as they plan the development of a game-based accessible curriculum.
Visiting amusement parks with vision impairment, part of my Summer Fun Series.
Miss GAAD? How to celebrate assistive technology and accessibility every day of the year.
Word enables users to customize text for even more accessibility!
This is an accessibility review of Amazon's Fire TV Stick with Alexa and contains links to resources to help you get started with your device.
Bookshare offers special summer reading lists for hours of enjoyment.
Control plus may be the most used zooming tool when users surf the web or use a program. However there may be times when you might use Magnifier instead.
How the google Assistant Camera helps Visually Impaired Android Users
A collection of 3D audio Games designed for the Visually Impaired. Available for iOS and Android.
Accessible Videos for young learners with Vision Impairments.
Ideas for how visually impaired students can use virtual reality and augmented reality in the classroom. www.veroniiiica.com
Planning a trip? Learn about BlindSquare Enabled Airports!
You may need to check this setting if you're having issues pairing a braille display to a computer over bluetooth.
Here are FREE digital educational materials!
A new way to get tech support with the Be My Eyes App and Microsoft Disability Answer Desk.
Match the animal with his home!
Play Hide and Seek with Peep and his friends!
This is the 2nd of a two-part series on AT Assessment. This installment contains resources, tips and tricks to help you conduct a meaningful AT Assesessment.
Use this accessible iBook to introduce students to different types of clouds.
Download this free, accessible beach experience book!
Interactive scavenger hunt app for your smart phone or tablet!
Tough Boris is a mean, greedy old pirate - tough as nails, through and through. Or is he? You will love this richly adapted version of the book!
A guide to state vocational rehabilitation services for students with vision impairments. Great for soon-to-be college students!
Hello from the Dark Side! How to handle power outages on campus and in college dorms. Save this post before you need it.
Use this app to assess basic functional vision, contrast sensitivity and visual motor skills!
This article features an overview of a new online typing program from Accessibyte called Typio Online.
A student with low vision demonstrates how to scan and edit classroom materials; and, watch as he creates a digital graph.
Robert Taylor of Kansas State School for the Blind provides a three-part videos training on getting your iPad ready for your student with visual impairments.
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.
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!
Activities for teaching braille and other concepts through songs and videos.
Planning to O&M route using public transportation? Check out these tips!
Lost your phone? Five free ways to find it using technology. Works for all types of smartphones and non-smartphones too!
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.
A great document/web reader for students with vision impairments and dyslexia that has Bookshare integration.

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