Assistive Technology

Want to teach your student keyboarding skills?
How to protect your data and settings in case your iPad suddenly fries on a Friday night.
Are YOUR students participating in the Hour of Code?
How to evaluate your students’ progress using data collection systems and how to incorporate the data into current assessment processes.
Learn about my experiences using Trekz Aftershokz headphones to travel safely and multi-task
Learn how to video record what you are doing on your iOS screen!
Learn a little about the types of refreshable braille devices on the market, their prices, functionality and reasons to choose which.
Big Oven is a free iOS app that is quite accessible and easy to use!
Using common household objects and craft supplies to create tactile images, great for math and science classes.
Attending conferences and events related to disability and assistive technology with low vision, written with venues of various sizes in mind.
I've been in your shoes, your experience is valid. Here's how I got through it and how you can too.
Try this fun math game!
Answering the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of the Cogswell-Macy Act
The wining European social innovative game that allows all the blind and visually impaired and normal sighted children to play together.
Here is a game to reinforce O&M cardinal direction skills!
A (positive!) letter to all of my teachers
Recognizing the students who go unnoticed or undiagnosed.
No Internet? No problem! Learn how to use Google Maps offline!
How I use Quizlet, a free study app that supports large print and screen readers.
How can YOU and your district ensure better accessibility?
Tips for participating in science fairs with low vision.
Tips for managing dysgraphia in classroom settings - elementary school to college.
How I create Custom Skills at No Cost for my Amazing Alexa, Phone, and more - no programming experience necessary.
Need to make a turkey for Thanksgiving this year? There's an app for that! This article is a quick rundown and review of the Butterball app for iOS.
How to talk to politicians and elected officials at events.
My experiences voting with a vision impairment in the 2016 and 2017 elections.
Watch a video about how I use assistive technology produced by Microsoft.
Experience first-hand what your student might be experiencing with this behavior activity!
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?
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!
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!
Ten tips for ensuring Powerpoint Presentations are accessible for people with disabilities from the start.
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.
A crash course in low vision and blindness resources: 2017 World Sight Day
Create your own Sudoku puzzles and use these fun puzzles to teach tech skills!

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