Early Intervention

Tactile Doodle,Tactile Graphics Kit, Draftsman and Swell Machine with text, Tactile Graphic Tools

Tactile Graphic Tools

A variety of tools that enable students to create tactile images and diagrams.
Little girl leaning over and counting wrapped candies on the floor and text, "Math Apps Summary Post for K-3rd Grade"

Math Apps and Activities Summary Post for Students K-3rd Grade

Wondering how to get started with introducing young students to accessible digital math skills?
graphing activity using two ice cube trays and counting bears in two columns along with associated questions.

Ice Cube Tray Math Activities: Greater Than and Graphing

Using fun manipulatives to introduce and teach greater than/less than and graphing math skills to students K-3.
Photo of 3 rows of toys and photo of iPad Home Screen with tactile row overlay. Text, "Spatial Tech Standards: Rows"

Spatial Tech Standards 2: Rows

Spatial Tech Standards are unique to students who are blind or low vision; learn how to teach these foundational skills to young students!
7 year-old applying critical thinking strategies while dragging his finger across a row of animals in a Sequencing app.

Using Tech to Develop Critical Thinking Skills

It's all about the teaching method! Simple apps can be used to support critical thinking skills!
Photo of two iPads opened to VoiceOver Practice page and two hands making the 1-finger tap gesture. Text: Synchronized Swimming

Practicing Gestures: Synchronized Swimming Activity

A game to practice VoiceOver gestures, braille display commands and/or Bluetooth keyboard commands!
Tactile graphic of Math Melodies Add and Delete screen with text, "Tactile to Digital: Math Melodies"

Tactile to Digital Part 2: Math Melodies

Introducing tactile and digital math skills through a progression of models, tactile graphics, and digital activities using the Add or Delete iOS game.
4 year old tapping top of the iPad screen and text, "Spatial Tech Standards: Directional Terms"

Spatial Tech Standards 1: Directional Terms

Spatial Tech Standards are unique to students who are blind or low vision; learn how to teach these foundational skills to young students!
Photo of silicone suction cup toys: bright red with 3 suction cups and orange with one suction cup and bulb.

Squigz: Toy to Promote Improvement of Developmental Skills and Independence

Activities using these fun toys to develop concepts and strengthen finger strength for brailling and touch screen gestures!
Screenshot of TinyTap app while creating the Spring Flowers interactive book. "Creating Interactive Customized Books & Games"

TinyTap App: CVI-Friendly Books and Games

Great resource to create your own INTERACTIVE book or find teacher-created CVI-friendly resources!
Photo of 7-year old tapping an animal in the Very Hungry Caterpillar: First Words app and text, "Teaching Strategies"

VoiceOver Teaching Strategies: Spatial Concepts Activity

How to introduce a new app to a student and to build foundation spatial and directional concepts.
Cartoon character of a boy rolling his eyes and pulling out his hair. Text, "Technology: Problem-solving"

Learning VoiceOver: Problem-Solving Activity

Are you new to VoiceOver and wondering what in the world is happening?
22 month old Luke standing using a 1-finger tap to start an iPad app.

Remote iPad Instruction with a Toddler: Luke

What can a 22 month old child who is visually impaired do on an iPad?
Letter "A" with word bubble and image of a red apple. Text, "Alphabet Book"

Alphabet Bubble Book: CVI Emerging Reader

Here's a great book to introduce letters and phonetics to emerging readers with CVI!
Image of the B (bunny) tactile coloring page with text, "Braille Alphabet Coloring Page"

Braille Alphabet Coloring Pages

Download these free tactile braille alphabet sheets for your emerging reader!
Photo of 4 year old Angel tapping an iPad screen with TVI Becky beside him; text, " VoiceOver Teaching Strategies: Preschool".

VoiceOver Teaching Strategies for Preschool TVIs

Follow this terrific TVI and her 4 year old student as he successfully masters the challenging double tap gesture!
Photo of braille Ospreys book with tactile image of an osprey and text, "PIAF: Tactile Book Cover"

Creating PIAF Tactile Images: Graphic Book Cover

Why should braille students have tactile book covers and how do you make them?
Image with simple cartoon dog and firetruck with text, "Spatial Concept Activities"

Procreate App 2: Activities, Worksheets and Books

Preposition and spatial concepts worksheets
Cartoon image of a grey cat in a purple cat bed with text, "Procreate App: Create Customized Materials"

Procreate App: Creating Customized Materials

This tool is an easy way to modify images for students with CVI or low vision.

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