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Five Apps That Help Students with Low Vision in the Science Classroom

"I highly recommend the short astronomy textbook called Reach for the Stars: Touch, Look, Listen, Learn. It is a free, fully accessible, interactive iBook (available for iOS devices). This book was... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Jan 23, 2018

Seeking field testers for Math Editor

"Can you be more specific about what you are looking for?  Diane I need a program to help her with division. M Does she have access to an iPad or iPhone?  Math Robot,  Slapstack Math, and Math... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Jan 16, 2018

Blitab: Android Tablet with 14 Row Braille Display

"Hi Brunhilde, Paths to Technology is not associated with Blitab; please contact them directly at  I will send an email to them on your behalf. Diane "
- Diane Brauner
, Jan 13, 2018

Choosing the Appropriate Video Magnifier

"Thank you for the feedback, Neal.  Which distance-only camera are you using?  We've provided a couple Kodak PixPros that have worked well for students who only wanted distance viewing.  Sometimes... read more
- ljonesTVI
, Jan 11, 2018
"Wonderful article, way to lay it all out there! We have a lot of magnifiers on this list out at the schools. This chart will be a huge help when explaining options and features to teachers. We also... read more
- Neal Mckenzie
, Jan 10, 2018
"Thank you for your input, Veronica.  That's an excellent example of how important having appropriate equipment is and why it's worth investing in current equipment.  As an aside, thank you for all... read more
- ljonesTVI
, Jan 10, 2018
"I own the E-Bot Pro and Eschenbach SmartLux and love them. My university also has an Onyx DeskSet in the testing labs and assistive technology labs. I used an older CCTV in high school and found it... read more
- Veroniiiica
, Jan 10, 2018

Flip phones for the Visually impaired are still relevant!

"Thanks for the suggestions Veronica!  I have heard of Jitterbug and Lucia, but I need to look into the other company.  "
- Ericka Tinsley
, Jan 10, 2018