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School Closures: Emerging Patterns for Students with Visual Impairments

"This was a great post.  Thanks for shining a spotlight on what is currently being done online and at home.   "
- Kate Under GLAS
, Apr 16, 2020

ObjectiveEd Offers Free Distance Learning for Students with Visual Impairments

"Jessica, Here is ObjectiveEd's response:  In all of our games, you can use a three-finger swipe up to open the pause menu from here you can restart the level, go back to the main menu or access the... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Apr 15, 2020
"I love this app! When a student is in the middle of a game and needs to restart or play a different game, is there a gesture to pull up controls? I am finding I need to let the timer run out or... read more
- Jessica McDowell
, Apr 15, 2020

Braille Notetaker Checklist

"Thanks for sharing this wonderful Braille Notetaker checklist, Snowflake_TVI! Additional technology-related Checklists, Quick Reference Guides and  Curriculums are available under Paths to... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Apr 15, 2020

Using JAWS in Tandem with a Student

"great! Thanks for posting "
- George Thompson
, Apr 13, 2020

Google Meet and Screen Share

"IMPORTANT UPDATE - March 19, 2020 Google updates Hangouts Meets to give teacher more control over calls   "
- Jeanette Norman
, Apr 07, 2020

TVI and Kindergartener's Review of the Braille Buzz

"Braille Buzz is only available thru APH; it is available on quota funds for students in the US. Unfortunately, according to APH's website, they are currently out of stock. Here is the Braille Buzz... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Apr 07, 2020
"We are trying to buy a Braille Buzz and can't find them anywhere. We would love to buy for my class and our five year old so she can learn Braille to communicate with her blind father through... read more
- Whilderbrandt
, Apr 06, 2020