Assistive Technology

Do you wonder how your student or family member's visual impairment impacts what he/she sees?
Do you have a one-handed braille student? Check out this virtual one-handed braille keyboard!
Learn how to create accessible Word documents, PowerPoint Presentations and simple eBooks in this hands-on Perkins workshop.
Want to learn how to create a table for your student who uses a screen reader? Follow these step-by-step instructions!
Read about Microsoft's new approach to accessibility!
Want to know the VoiceOver commands used when creating a Word document on a Mac computer running VoiceOver? Watch as this tech savvy student's video!
Tired of navigating through the Ribbons? Try the new 'Tell Me' feature!
Want to learn how to use KNFB Reader? Watch these short instructional videos!
Here is a little-known feature that makes text selection on iOS devices quick and easy!
Do you have a licensed copy of Microsoft Word? Check this out!
Looking for a fun way to teach spatial concepts to students who are blind? Try this auditory bowling game!
A successful college student with low vision shares the print materials accommodations that enable her to succeed.
Learn how to use this new and exciting software that enables blind students access digital charts and graphs/1
Free SAS® Graphics Accelerator transforms graphs and charts into sound to paint audio pictures
Want to try out the new SAS Graphics Accelerator? Learn how to "visualize data" with hands-on experience at CSUN!
This app enables blind users to use electronic appliances, such as a thermostat, washer, oven or microwave.
Nearby Explorer is an iOS and Android GPS app designed for users with visual impairments.
Find out what a TVI and her young student think about the new app that teaches students about the rotor!
What does a print disability actually look like? Read this successful college student's experiences with print disabilities.
The keyboard commands have changed with the new version of ZoomText. Read this for keyboard command cheat sheets and other ideas.
What are "modifier keys" and what do those strange Mac key symbols mean?
Looking for a checklist of skills and IEP goals for Read2Go, the Bookshare digital library app?
Want to know if your Google Document is accessible for screen readers? Check out Grackle Docs!
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Comparison of the two ways to download BARD audio materials.
How to explain your disability accommodations and ensure they are followed in extracurricular settings.
Tips on introducing JAWS concepts and a few basic commands to students who are not necessarily tech savvy.
Having trouble seeing the small text or items on your iOS device?
Check out this list of audio described iTunes movies!
Have you ever been told you cannot do something, just because you are visually impaired? YOU BELONG.
A 10th grade student and his teachers are interviewed about the benefits of using an iPad.
Learn general information and how to set up an Amazon Echo.
Designing websites and online resources that are favorable for colorblind users.
Maze Day is an annual event tech-related educational games and activities for students with visual impairments hosted by the UNC's computer science department.
Comparison of popular search engines that are safe, appropriate and accessible for young students.
Tips for creating a Yahoo Mail Account - including CAPTCHA issues!
Looking for free digital books for students who are visually impaired, blind or print disabled? Check out Bookshare!
Michelle shares her experiences and tips that helped her prepare for college success.
Students, did you forget to log out of your Gmail account on an open school computer?
A successful college student shares her tips about how to enjoy a museum as a low vision patron.
Do you have a hobby or passion? What can you do with $25,000?!
Learn about settings, fonts, apps and other tricks that are beneficial for students with dyslexia.
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.
A simplified Internet search using voice commands.
How can iBeacons, little plastic devices, help travelers who are visually impaired?
Want to get an accurate thermometer reading using a smart thermometer and smartphone?
This FREE literacy program is offering digital books, an accessible e-reading app and iPads to access those digital books!
Getting started video on the basics of using NVDA to navigate a website.
Need help? Go to your personalized Apple Support App for assistance!