Assistive Technology

You want to learn a new language, and you're a Blind or Visually-impaired IOS User. So where do you start?
Incorporating LEGOs into the classroom with students who are visually impaired or blind.
This lesson is intended to have young students explore areas of the keyboard that they may not normally pay attention to.
Keyboard Yoga is becoming aware of your body in relationship to the items on the desk in front of you.
This article will attempt to provide you with some ideas for using magnets as a tactile representative of computer concepts.
An accessible task organizer and planner; currently available on iOS, Mac, and Windows.
Here’s a fun activity to help your students (of any age) orient themselves to the Windows Desktop.
IOS app created specifically for infants and toddlers with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
How students can access math materials digitally on an IOS device such as an iPhone or iPad using the built in VoiceOver screen reader.
Suggestions on how to make labs accessible for students with visual impairments and blindness.
iOS tracing apps help young students with scotomas or blind spots.
Teaching TVIs at the recent AERBVI conference about Blindfold Games
How Blindfold Racer lets blind or low vision people experience real world driving through an app.
Charts, graphs and maps are accessible to students with visual impairments or blindness.
Introduction to Blindfold Games with a testimonial
Vermont: 2 day workshop - August 23 & 24. In-depth training on how to use technology to enable independent travel in real-world contexts.
Students with visual impairments and blindness apply their O&M skills and learn about new navigation technology and through an engineering project.
Students with visual impairments and blindness learned to advocate and access PowerPoint presentations during the NC State Engineering VIB Camp.
Get my opinions on Apple's latest iOS release, and learn about some of the exciting features that are to come next fall!
How to use SAS Gloss, an annotation app, to complete kindergarten coloring worksheets and fill-in-the blank assignments for students with low vision.
This tutorial describes how Audio Supported Reading can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy.
My guide on some tips and tricks to help make you travels much easier.
Activities for a high school student with traumatic brain injury, including learning to visually identify letters and objects for functional life skills.
This tutorial provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
A totally blind student with multiple disabilities learning to write using an iPad and refreshable braille display.
This video demonstrates a student using UEB math on a BrailleNote Touch.
This webinar describes how Audio Supported Reading can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy.
BrailleNote Touch: Student being introduced to calibrating, navigating and word processor.
All of the latest rumors and speculations of what we can expect to see this year at Apple's developer's conference.
Digital books and teacher-created materials and resources shared on Paths to Technology website.
Some "must know" tips before starting college
Teaching students with visual impairments and blindness to take photos of tactile graphics to show proof of their graphs.
First experiences with the new BrailleNote Touch.
Instructions on how to post on the Paths to Technology website.
Diane Brauner provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
Speak screen feature is an iOS option that will read the text on the screen out loud.
Learn some tips and tricks on how to stay secure in our ever more tech reliant world.
Information on how students with visual impairments can become actively involved on the Paths to Technology website.
Many Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS) have been incorporating audio IOS games into O&M lessons.
There are many resources out there for visually impaired/blind people. Here are just a few that I enjoy, and work for me.
A review of the iPhone SE
Introduction to Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
In this post, you will learn how students can access math materials digitally on a Windows computer using the NVDA screen reader.
On Monday, March 21st, Apple had their spring event which was entitled “Let Us Loop You In.” At this event, they did just that with the introduction of new Apple Watch bands. In this post, I will...
Exercising the right to vote using accessible voting machines for people who are blind, visually impaired or with other disabilities
You will use an assortment of the tools and materials described in the book and on video clips to fabricate 8 assistive technology solutions.
You are in the market for a new phone, tablet, or computer, but which one do you get? Do you get the new one with all of the latest features, or do you get the old one and save yourself a few hundred...
For a huge majority of Americans, Internet access is not that difficult to obtain.
High School student with low vision demonstrates using Tinkercad.

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