Tech Ideas

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BrailleNote User Group

Are you a BrailleNote user? Join this group!
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Mainstream Education Reporting on Educational Needs of Students with Visual Impairments

eSchool News article about the impact of accessible digital tools for students with visual impairments.
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Transportation Education Curriculum

A curriculum to build the knowledge of educators, human services, families, and transit regarding transportation education and travel instruction.
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Braille Beats Fine Arts Program

Braille Beats is a residential camp program for children, youth and young adults with visual impairments.
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Free Online Braille Math Training Program

Australian innovation to make mathematics more accessible to blind students across the globe.
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TSA Travel Tips

Are you planning a summer trip that includes plane travel with a guide dog?
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Marrakesh Treaty Updates

This treaty facilitates access to published works for persons who are blind, visually impaired or print disabled.
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APH Braille Display Needs Survey

Here is an opportunity to provide APH with your thoughts about Braille Displays to be offered on quota!
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Free online PD for general education teachers about students with VIB

Please share this learning opportunity with general ed teachers!
Assitive tech HELP!

Need for National VI/Blind AT standards

There is an urgent need for an informed consensus on k-12 National VI/Blind AT standards
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Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS)

Registration is now open! Interested in Top Gun Fighter Program, Astronaut Training or robotics? These camps are for you!
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Free Braille Books for TVIs and for Students!

Seedlings offers free braille books
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JAWS 2019 Updates

Having trouble with JAWS crashing in Office 365? Are you editing your documents and want to find misspelled words? See these and other new features!
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5th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium

Together We Can Change How Children See the World.
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BLIND Inc. Summer Programs

Looking for summer training opportunities?
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Lego Braille Bricks

Legos that teach braille!
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3D printed Senior Pictures

Seniors who are visually impaired take tactile pictures.
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Be My Eyes: Microsoft Tech Support Story

Sam shares his story about being a tech support agent.
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Survey: Accessing Materials in General Education Classrooms

How are your students with visual impairments accessing classroom materials?