Assistive Technology

How to help young blind children explore and play with technology like their sighted peers!
All of the applications on my high school laptop no internet connection required.
What to look for when choosing an iPad and features to consider, aimed at students with low vision.
Including dancers with special needs, with a focus on low vision, from a visually impaired tap, jazz, and ballet dancer.
This article will focus on the accessibility features of the Fitbit iOS app. Part 2 of a two part series.
When my first high school taught me my IEP was an inconvenience, & I spent a week imagining what it would be like without one
Sometimes the best seat isn't front row center. How to find the best seat in the classroom with preferential seating accommodations.
My review of the eclipse soundscape app on iPad and Android, and how it helped me understand a really cool event.
Teachers - you can easily create accessible questions using Google Forms!
Planning tech goals? What should your student know by 5th grade and by high school?
My experience with my state protection and advocacy organization, and why every student with a disability should know about them.
Viewing the Solar Eclipse without seeing a thing. Great for people with low vision, blindness, or who don't want to start at the sun.
Interested in making your home a Smart Home?
How this unique opportunity helped me in high school, college, and beyond.
Special education teacher shares four steps to reading independence.
An accommodation most people don't think of - how to make lockers accessible.
This article looks at the ins and outs of using a Freedom Scientific Focus refreshable braille display with iOS devices.
A portable OCR scanner that takes notes 30x quicker - great for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, or low vision.
Including students with low vision in art classes, and with art projects. Get ready for things to be inside and outside the lines simultaneously!
What to look for when buying a laptop, aimed at students with low vision.
A guide for visiting these museums with disabilities, with a focus on low vision.
Here is everything I brought in my my bag in high school.
10 common items with flashing lights to look for.
Yes, people with blindness and low vision can text! Here are some things to keep in mind when composing messages.
The first time I saw a character just like me with low vision!
10 things your low vision high school student wants you to know, but might not realize.
Check out this note taking app that includes the ability to annotate and record audio.
A free PowerPoint alternative that impresses professors and is accessible to screen readers.
10 things your new low vision student wants you to know, but might not realize.
10 things your new low vision student wants you to know but might not realize.
A video showing how to navigate and edit a Microsoft Word Document, using JAWS on a PC.
Interested in a Tech Career? Check out these reasons for studying AT!
Introduction to video magnifiers!
Use technology to assist with your homework? How cool is that!
When my first high school wanted me to get a GED and get out!
Why I love eReaders and how they help students with print disabilities.
Need accommodations? Here are some tips!
Here is everything I have at my dorm desk, complete with shopping links!
How I see the world with four eyes open!
Does your student have the tech skills required for editing documents, finding misspelled words and correcting punctuation errors?
Strategies to include the sighted student in the Braille World and beyond.
A special post for the best guide I have!
This post will focus on the Fitbit Fitness Tracker, its accessibility, and some basic comparisons between units for blind and low vision users.
How to master college and city buses!
The most - asked about item on my resume -better than taking an AP class!
Creating accessible O&M experience books using the Book Creator app.
Thinking about taking virtual classes in high school? You will want to read this!

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