Assistive Technology

Looking for activities to improve your students' graphics literacy skills?
Are you looking for an accessible spelling game?
Read my winning piece for the 10 Ideas Student Policy writing competition sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute.
Five tools that eliminate distractions and let readers focus on content. Can be used in the classroom or with assistive technology.
This post highlights a useful app that addresses one of the APH MATT Connect / Humanware Connect 12's slight software issues with screen rotation.
Using pictures - with alt text descriptions - to learn about information that is not spelled out.
Check out this accessible math resource!
This tutorial provides a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities, including visual impairment.
Dr. Yue-Ting Siu, will provide a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities, including visual impairment.
This tutorial discusses how personal development and skill grow and change, and how a student's AT grows and changes with him.
Strategies for TVIs on how tech can streamline our work, school and lives!
Check out these creative ideas for using audio labels with students!
Want to liven-up your O&M lesson? Try this fun Easter Egg game!
Include visually impaired students and students with multiple disabilities in your Easter Egg hunt!
Looking for a math fact curriculum?
Accessibility Features and considerations for designing websites that can be used by people with blindness and low vision.
iOS 11 introduces a great new feature to assist students with research and homework.
Having trouble with VoiceOver gestures? Try this device!
This article will introduce five options for teaching touch typing to students with visual impairments.
Ten Technology skills to master before going to college to look like a Technology wizard, from an IT major. Great for preparing for college transition.
Check out Feelif Creator's accessible educational games!
How to make the letters on the physical and digital keyboards easier to see.
Here is a popular new reading tool!
Leslie Bailiff presents the story of her student Michael, who began using Assistive Technology to support his independent travel as a youngster.
What's in the Bag, Crime Scene, Garbage Mystery, Shoe Pair and other 'detective' activities!
O&M related Blindfold games are now bundled in a pack for school discounts!
A mix of free and paid calculator apps for iPad & Android that work with large print and screen readers. Some can also be used for testing.
This tutorial presents an overview of 3-D printing technology, with an emphasis on teaching and learning strategies.
Setting up Guided Access on the iPad to use apps during testing.
This is the last of a three part series highlighting teaching resources that can be used for instruction as well as professional development & personal learning
Improving the readability of text on whiteboards, document cameras, and computer projectors.
BrailleBlox is available now!
This is a part two of a three part series highlighting teaching resources that can be used for instruction as well as professional development and personal lear
Here are ideas for accessible digital books appropriate for preschoolers/emerging readers.
Five free math websites that have large print and can be used with screen readers, great for classrooms with students with vision impairments.
How I use HP Sprout for accessibility as a college student with low vision.
Learning how to navigate around a computer with screen reading software can feel like a huge challenge. Getting around on the internet can feel even tougher.
This is part 1 of a 3 part series highlighting teaching resources that can be used for instruction as well as professional development and personal learning.
iPads are often used as accessibility solutions for students with visual impairments. However the iPad by itself is not a finished solution.
How to make science labs and activities accessible for students with low vision and blindness.
Here is a list of fun stories to help balance our obsessed plugged-in students!
This presentation will cover typical costs, material uses, and design technology for creating 3-D tools to the classroom.
Explaining the process of a child study meeting using the scientific method of problem solving.
Using accessible iPad and Android apps in the classroom
Strategies for positioning and integrating mixed media for students with low vision.
Teaching kids about blindness, low vision, braille and assistive technology.
Here is a new twist on using QR Codes!
Ten words to know before your first IEP meeting sot hat you can be prepared and get the best services as early on as possible!
How to use Snapchat on iPad/iOS with VoiceOver and Zoom enabled.

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