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iPad Split View and VoiceOver: Research and Homework Tool

"I am trying to teach a student how to do a split screen on an iPad 6th Gen. I can do all the steps and it works great when Voiceover is turned off. However, as soon as I turn Voiceover off, I can... read more
- kareneye
, Sep 03, 2019

Ten Things to Know About Going to College with a Blindness Cane

"Thanks for posting this, Veroniiiica, I used this in a class of high school seniors to help prepare them for what lies ahed. GT "
- George Thompson
, Aug 29, 2019

Mastering Tech Skills: When and What?

"Updated information about reading speeds: Do You Read Fast Enough to Be Successful? Forbes article states an increase in reading rates of average students and adults with vision: 3rdgrade... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 28, 2019

Just How Accessible is NWEA’s MAP Test for Screen Readers

"Hey Tracylee, I have only worked with middle and high school students the past couple years and when they take the MAP test they are just using their screen reader with the accessible version.  It... read more
- mplansker
, Aug 17, 2019
"I contacted NWEA accessibility team for an update on the math portion of the MAP Assessment (8/16/19). They responded immediately and stated that ". . . the accessibility in our math tests has not... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 16, 2019
"I have a third grade braille student who may have to take the MAP this year. For the Math portion, when it is read on the refreshable braille, how is the braille code translated and formatted? Is it... read more
- tracylee2681
, Aug 14, 2019

Five Resources to Teach Keyboarding Skills

"Snowflake_TVI just published a new keyboarding program review: Ballyland Keyboarding for Desktops and Laptops: A Fun Game for Early Learners. "
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 13, 2019

Ballyland Keyboarding for Desktops and Laptops: A Fun Game for Early Learners

"I absolutely love the idea of an Anything Goes Key game - it would be a fun way to explore the keys and to practice phonetics! "
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 13, 2019