Assistive Technology

Watch a video about how I use assistive technology produced by Microsoft.
Are you a blind adventurer or creator?
There are over 70 accessible Blindfold games - here is how you can help support additional educational games!
Experience first-hand what your student might be experiencing with this behavior activity!
No Home button? There must be some new VoiceOver gestures!
The iPhone X is now available - want to know more about it?
Eight items every student must know so they can self-advocate.
Common stereotypes or misconceptions about students with IEPs, demystified.
When your students have 65 Untitled Documents in their Google Drive, how will they find that math assignment to turn in?
TVIs - here are some features you and your students need to know!
Some of my most awful experiences as a student with low vision, summed up in six words or less.
Because food poisoning and the flu don't care if you have exams.
When general education teachers give a student a regular sized print worksheet, what is he or she supposed to do? The Fill and Sign app provides a way!
This post gives instructions and resources on how to download and install larger mouse cursors for low vision users.
Here is an easy way for braille users to type on your iPhone!
Here is a new tool for producing braille materials quickly!
iPad tools for low vision students: E-Drawing, E-Book Reader, Desktop Publishing, Multi-Purpose E-Learning
Making sheet music accessible for students with vision impairments using Publisher or PowerPoint.
We asked for it and here it is! An exciting new educational app designed for young students who are visually impaired or blind!
Need help with Facebook? Use the Navigation Assistant!
Ten tips for ensuring Powerpoint Presentations are accessible for people with disabilities from the start.
Participate in the field testing of this wonderful graphic literacy curriculum!
My favorite Twitter accounts about low vision and blindness.
Including delegates with low vision in Model United Nations conferences for middle and high school.
It seems like now-a-days everything is going digital. So much of what we do as TVIs lives online. Another way to streamline our workload is to go paperless!
Should you mention your disability when applying to college? Here's how I did it - and still got into my top choice college.
Five not-so-secret things your IEP case manager isn't telling you, from a college student who had an IEP.
This post will discuss features and accessibility of 1Password for iOS.
Balancing security and accessibility, an IT major's guide to improving your passwords.
Learning Windows 10? Here are the steps for using the Notification Area and Action Center.
A crash course in low vision and blindness resources: 2017 World Sight Day
Here is detailed information about new and improved accessibility features in iOS 11.
How will this major Windows 10 upgrade impact students who use screen readers?
Create your own Sudoku puzzles and use these fun puzzles to teach tech skills!
Ten options for making the Periodic Table accessible for students with blindness and low vision.
I have a question. Why 21st Century learning?
What is your student's reading fluency?
Can students with diverse abilities successfully work together?
Secret Location Orientation and Mobility lesson plan teaching how to create a Point of Interest using the BlindSquare navigation app on an iPhone.
A while back, I wrote a piece that compared an iPad Pro to a PC. At the time, it didn't quite hit the mark. Now with the release of iOS 11, can It beat the PC?
A high school student with traumatic brain injury learns to identify community signage.
Here is the nitty-gritty for on macOS 10.13 for VoiceOver users!
My tips for being successful in college admission interviews.
What I learned from my high school teach of the visually impaired (TVI) as a low vision student.

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