Assistive Technology

What tech skills and concepts do you and your students need to know to be able to complete digital materials and assessments?
Teachers: Follow Bookshare's checklist before school ends so students are ready for a summer reading bonanza.
Taking a college test? See what this successful low vision college student recommends to take with you to the exam!
Governor Morehead School for the Blind shares their first year experiences of taking the new accessible version of the MAP assessments.
A tech savvy user shares his Google accessibility and Chromebook experiences after attending AFB's Training the Trainer.
I had two students take the accessible screen reader version of the MAP test this spring and this is the feedback.
A successful college student with low vision shares her classroom experiences about large print misunderstandings.
Learn how the blind and visually impaired are using Siri on their Apple products to perform a wide variety of tasks independently.
Having trouble finding a favorite post on Paths to Technology? Here are some helpful hints!
Braille Tutor is a new iOS app to learn/practice braille!
A successful low vision student with chronic illness shares why online college classes are beneficial for her.
Learn more about your student's street crossing skills with this rainy day activity!
Is your Internet page visually cluttered? Try using the Reader feature!
A successful college student with low vision shares her experiences with accommodations for her SOL assessments - state's standardized tests.
A successful college student with low vision shares how she steams from her device to her TV screen to reduce eye fatigue.
Have motor issues? Some of the Blindfold games have the option of playing at a slow speed, enabling students with motor disabilities to be successful.
A successful college student with low vision shares how colored paper effect her reading.
Does your student love animal sounds? Use this adorable app to teach basic VoiceOver gestures!
Thinking about purchasing a 3D printer to benefit students who are visually impaired?
A successful college student with low vision shares her experiences with ACT accommodations.
Road Rally ideas with visually impaired navigators!
A successful college student with low vision reviews the Amazing Echo Dot and shares how she uses this tech in her college dorm.
Why I can see some materials and not others - insight from a successful college student who has low vision.
Planning an O&M lesson on how to use Uber? Here is a skills checklist!
A successful college student with low vision shares tips on buying a new smart phone.
Like to play games? Here is an accessible version of Boggle!
A successful college student with low vision shares her SAT experience.
Over the years I have used many computers however, the Chromebook has worked best for school work.
A successful college student with low vision shares her tips on how to survive midterms/finals.
Paths to Technology interview with Brian Toskey, NWEA Product Manager
A successful college student with low vision shares her experiences using educational materials from AIM.
A successful college student discusses the skill of self-advocacy and how she developed this skill.
Let Perkins eLearning guide you toward creating your organizational membership and launching your Bookshare program in 2 weeks!
What does your student do when his/her peers are taking an on-line assessment? Here is a truly accessible mainstream assessment available to students with VIB!
Bookshare, an accessible on-line library for users who are visually impaired and/or print disabled, needs our support!
Encourage your student with multiple disabilities to communicate and make choices using their favorite apps!
Do you have a student with limited mobility? Adaptive Switches are learning tools that enable these students to interact with a device.
Fun ways to grab your students' attention and to practice a variety of skills. "Ready, set . . ."
A successful college student shares her tips for making test taking easier!
Fun themes for teaching students to create PowerPoint Presentations.
Do you or your general education teachers know how to create accessible Word documents and PowerPoints? Here are some resources!
Want to know the VoiceOver commands used when creating a Word document on a Mac computer running VoiceOver? Watch as this tech savvy student's video!
Here is a little-known feature that makes text selection on iOS devices quick and easy!
Looking for a fun way to teach spatial concepts to students who are blind? Try this auditory bowling game!
A successful college student with low vision shares the print materials accommodations that enable her to succeed.
Find out what a TVI and her young student think about the new app that teaches students about the rotor!
What does a print disability actually look like? Read this successful college student's experiences with print disabilities.
Looking for a checklist of skills and IEP goals for Read2Go, the Bookshare digital library app?
How to explain your disability accommodations and ensure they are followed in extracurricular settings.

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