Assistive Technology

Educational "off screen" apps that encourage students to learn and move!
Instructional video on how to connect the BrailleNote Touch to Wi-Fi.
Research on 3D printed materials to enhance educational concepts for students with visual impairments.
Details about JAWS 17 updates, including the introduction of reading Nemeth Code on a braille display.
JAWS support Nemeth on a braille display!
Built-in accessibility features for Samsung Smartphones and Smart TVs.
Instructional video on how to download and read Bookshare books on the BrailleNote Touch.
Use simple recording devices to encourage classroom independence.
How to use SAS Gloss, an annotation app, to complete kindergarten coloring worksheets and fill-in-the blank assignments for students with low vision.
Information about new features, changes and bug fixes with NVDA's 2016.2 software release.
Speak Text is a low vision accessibility option that enables users to hear text read aloud without using VoiceOver, the Mac's robust screen reader.
Are your teachers providing accessible Word, Excel and PowerPoint files?  if not, tell them about Accessibility Checker!  Similar to Spell Checker which tells you about possible spelling errors,...
Similar to Spell Checker which tells you about possible spelling errors, Accessibility Checker in Word, Excel and PowerPoint alerts you to possible accessibility issues in your Office file.  Follow...
High Contrast enhancements for Microsoft Office 365 on a PC.
In his blog, Marco discusses the "absolute basics of web accessibility" that every web developer should know about.  This blog includes: Alternative text for images Labeling Form Fields...
Here is a summer reading program!
Bookshare's summer checklist for teachers and summer reading BINGO program.
Using artificial Intelligence to generate descriptions of images and videos.
Information about a full screen braille display prototype by Polymer Braille Inc.
Video tutorial about how to access YouTube on the BrailleNote Touch.
This tutorial describes how Audio Supported Reading can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy.
A high school student with traumatic brain injury creates an iBook to remember his route around a store.
Video tutorial on how to create, edit and open documents using the Braille Note Touch.
My guide on some tips and tricks to help make you travels much easier.
Learn how to enable and add image descriptions for Twitter photos.
This app helps students to stay in a rhythm while using two point touch or constant contact. It is customizable so that it can fit the child's walking speed.
Activities for a high school student with traumatic brain injury, including learning to visually identify letters and objects for functional life skills.
Keebler iOS app is an accessible keyboard enabling students with motor-challenges, switch users and visual impairments to type in any app.
Calcbot, an accessible iOS cacluator app that includes additional features such as a history tape, tip calculator, and unit conversion.
Moira shares her personal experience of living with Usher Syndrome.
NVDA - a personal story.
Review of Android 6.0 and Talkback 4.5 accessibility updates.
Information about the recently released Braille to Go (B2G), an Android-based refreshable braille notetaker.
Information about various browsers options for users with visual impairments and blindness.
This tutorial provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
Ideas and tools to help integrate students with visual impairments into STEM labs and classrooms.
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.
SayShopping is a free voice-enabled iOS app for the visually impaired.
Information about a the SayKit SDK service to make mainstream apps more accessible via conversations.
Video demonstrating how to use the BrailleNote Apex in Secure Exam Mode.
Video demonstration on how to navigate and edit Google Docs using the BrailleNote Touch.
A resource with AT guidelines, IEP goals, and Resources for teachers of the visually impaired.
A tech savvy adult with visual impairments shares his list of favorite accessible Android apps.
Teens share their story about living with albinism.
This webinar describes how Audio Supported Reading can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy.
Information on how to locate available iOS audio-described movies and accessible apps.
Future new features for Windows 10 Narrator.