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The BrailleSense Polaris: Google Apps - Uploading & Downloading Documents

"For others who are having the same issue: It appears that this issue is an inconsistent issue on multiple Polaris units. Teachers are working with HIMS Tech Support to resolve the issue. Stay tuned...
- Diane Brauner
, Apr 01, 2019
"Help!!! My student just got the Polaris, and Google Docs is a hassle with it. We can download the google doc to the wordprocessor, but cannot upload it back to google docs. For some reason, we can... read more
- lsbeckhard
, Mar 27, 2019

Braillenote Touch: A Successful Tool

"I am always looking for new teaching techniques and ideas!"
- samsell
, Mar 27, 2019

CodeSnaps: a SAS coding app

"When introducing your student to coding concepts, download and print the tangible QR blocks. To make the code blocks accessible, laminate the blocks and add braille or textures. Students can line up... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Mar 26, 2019

Registration is now open for the 2019 NC STEM Camp for Students with Visual Impairments or Blindness

"Registration has been extended to April 1, 2019. Funding/Scholarships are available! "
- Diane Brauner
, Mar 13, 2019

Braille Bee Spelling App Review: iOS app

"This app is no longer available. "
- Diane Brauner
, Mar 13, 2019

Code Jumper: Accessible Programming

"Code Jumper update: Code Jumper is anticipated to be released at the end of July. Read more about Code Jumper and view the video in this CNET article, "Code Jumper gives children who are blind the... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Mar 12, 2019

Access to High-level Mathematics Using LaTeX

"Here is a LaTeX package you might like. It is tagpdf, which allows for tagged pdfs, which can be read by Adobe Acrobat.   https://ctan.org/pkg/tagpdf"
- Colin Day
, Mar 06, 2019

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