Early Intervention

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iBooks and Other Teacher Resources

Digital books and teacher-created materials and resources shared on Paths to Technology website.
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Audio iOS Games Improve O&M Skills

Many Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS) have been incorporating audio IOS games into O&M lessons.
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Taptic-edu: a Smart Braille Coaching Device

Introducing Taptic-edu, a new braille learning device that pairs with an iOS device.
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Open eBooks app: iOS App

eBooks initiative available for students and special education teachers.
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Pixar made an app that helps the blind experience movies

App that enables blind to experience movies.
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Cody's O&M Adventures: iBook

Two boys with multiple disabilities created this iBook about their O&M lessons.
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Interactive Stories

Tips on using interactive stories on an iPad to teach children who are blind or visually impaired to use VoiceOver and Refreshable Braille Displays
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When Are You Red?

Accessible iBook was created to explain the color red to students with visual impairments.
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Blindfold series of iOS Apps

Blindfold apps are a series of iPhone and iPad games that are accessible.
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iOS VoiceOver Gestures Practice: Lesson Plan

Activities to help a student learn and practice VoiceOver gestures.

When Are You Brown?

Accessible iBook that describes the color Brown to students who are blind.
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Drew: Zoom Feature on the iPad Video

Video of a student demonstrating the Zoom feature on the iPad.
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Exploring Braille with Madilyn and Ruff: iOS app

Information about an iOS emerging braille app and how to implement this app with a preschooler.
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Blindfold Racer: iOS App

Blindfold Racer is a popular fully accessible driving game where you use your ears instead of your eyes.
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VoiceOver Rotor Options on iDevices

Learn how to use the Rotor on iOS devices: information and activities.
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100 Picture Books with Image Descriptions: Bookshare

Bookstore's to 100 picture book collection.
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Tar Heel Reader: Create and Read Accessible Books

Tar Heel Read is a free on-line resource giving students access to easy-to-read, teacher created accessible books.
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Hark the Sound: Audio Games on the Web

Collection of free web-based games for young students with visual impairments.
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Tricks to Pairing the APH 18 Refreshabraille with an iPad

Help in pairing the APH 18 Refreshabraille with an iPad
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Layla: 4 Year Old Learning VoiceOver and Braille Video

Video of a blind preschooler and her first three accessible apps.