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Getting Started with VoiceOver on the iPad

"Check out the latest post, Starting Blind Toddlers and Preschoolers on an iPad post. "
- Diane Brauner
, Sep 07, 2016

Braille Bricks: Braille LEGOs!

"So far, the São Paulo based organization has only manufactured enough bricks for 300 students, but through the Creative Commons, they hope more will be made. The Creative Commons “Attribution-... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Sep 06, 2016

Language-Learning on the IPhone

"Great information - especially for teachers who have students taking foreign languages! "
- Diane Brauner
, Sep 05, 2016

iPad Pro: Can It Replace Your Computer?

"Hello Elijah Thanks for the thoughtful article on this topic. As an assistive technology instructor I often get questions about areas such as this, and of course find myself in the position of... read more
- John Farina
, Sep 01, 2016

Refreshable Tactile Graphics Display: Making On-Screen Images Accessible!

"APH has named this refreshable tactile graphics display "Graphiti".  It is expected to ship in late 2017.  For updated details, go to Orbit Research and American Printing House for the Blind... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 30, 2016

Join.Me a Screen Sharing iPad App Video

"Absolutely!  Elementary school kids do well with screen sharing apps such as Join.Me.  It is less bulky, less likely to break (especially if the CCTV has to be moved to different classrooms or... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 30, 2016

Layla: 4 Year Old Learning VoiceOver and Braille Video

"Hi Yolanda, This 4 year old was using an iPad paired with the APH 18 Refreshable Braille Display.  If you are in the United States, your daughter should be receiving services with a Teacher of the... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 30, 2016

iOS Apps Developed Specifically for Blind or Low Vision Users

"A big thanks to developers who create apps specifically for blind and low vision users as well as developers who make their mainstream apps accessible! If you know of additional apps developed... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 26, 2016