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Encouraging a Resistant Student to Use the Bluetooth Keyboard with the iPad

" There are many Bluetooth keyboards that work well with VoiceOver. I have personally used Zagg and Logitech keyboards that are "clamshell" style (iPad cover and Bluetooth keyboard combo).... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Dec 04, 2017

How to Create Tactile Images with Everyday Objects

"As an educator, I frequently create tactile diagrams for students; however, I did not think about providing my student with a small kit of tactile materials to enable my student to ask a peer to... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Nov 29, 2017

Introducing Technology to Students with Visual Impairments: Toddler, Preschool and Kindergarten

"Blindfold Bop Gesture Game is a recently released audio game that is similar to the physical Bop-It game. This game was specifically designed to teach basic VoiceOver Gestures. Read the Paths to... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Nov 20, 2017

Way Self-Driving Minivans: Phoenix

"Future of driver-less cars from autopilot to holographic windscreens. Find out where automakers are going with future car technology. Rilind Elezaj shared his article with Paths to Technology,... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Nov 20, 2017

Using Braille Input on your iDevice

"I just played with the Braille Screen Input with iOS 11 and had some random experiences with the dot order. It appears to be how you hold/flip/rotate the phone. The first couple of times that I... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Nov 07, 2017

Editing Worksheets on the Ipad: an App Review

"Good question!  I personally have not had or heard about a student that fatigues quicker when using screens over large print materials, if the device has the correct accessibility settings for the... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 30, 2017

Office Lens Review: converting print to accessible digital materials

"Here is an audio demo of using the Microsoft Office Lens App on an Android phone using a screen reader to scan a document. "
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 26, 2017

Will JAWS, ZoomText, and MAGic work with Windows 10 Creators update?

"Thanks for sharing that this issue is resolved!   Jessica, your student is doing a great job writing about Windows 10 updates! "
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 24, 2017