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LEGOs in Education

"Matthew's Lego for the Blind website is now live!  Matthew has shared detailed text instructions for 20 Lego sets - download his free text instructions. "
- Diane Brauner
, Nov 01, 2016

Google Drive Guides for JAWS and VoiceOver

"Hi John, Than you for your comment. I'm sorry to hear that you have had issues with the keyboard commands in Google Drive when using VoiceOver. I am currently using Version 10.11.6 OSX El Capitan,... read more
- TSBVI Short-Term Programs
, Oct 31, 2016

Correcting VoiceOver Pronunciations: iOS 10

"Updates:  I just updated to iOS 10.1.1 and now pronunciations works the way it is supposed to.  Barry, try updating and let me know if  this resolves the issue.  If it does not, please let me know... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 31, 2016
"Barry, Thanks for bringing this to my attention!  I just added several new pronounciations and discovered that even though the pronounciations work correctly on the Replacement page in Settings, the... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 31, 2016

Beginner's Guide to Blindsquare

"FYI:  The easiest way to clear the text and add the new destination name: When the VoiceOver focus is on the current name (text), swipe right one time.  The VoiceOver focus will now be on the "... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 27, 2016

Add an iPad to your Functional Vision Assessment/Learning Media Assessment Kit

"Hi Mary, Are you looking for apps for students who are academic or students with multiple disabilities? Students with low vision or students who are braille readers?   In junior high and high school... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 26, 2016

Braille Bricks: Braille LEGOs!

"Yes, it is challenging for companies to find the funding to produce items such as Braille Bricks.  Here is a similar product called Tack-tiles that you can purchase.  I am not sure if they sell just... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 23, 2016

Dance Mat Typing Game: Students with Low Vision.

"Check out the 12 Great Free Keyboarding Games to Teach Kids Typing article for additional typing games! "
- Diane Brauner
, Oct 10, 2016