Tech Ideas

Accessibility, Advocacy, and Allies in the Workplace: A Community Conversation with Veronica Lewis

Connect with Veroniiica, a popular blogger who writes about her experiences as a successful student with low vision.
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BrailleSense 6 Overview: Video Tutorial

Learn about the new features in the BrailleSense 6!

Activity Bank for Disabilities: Resource

Activities for students with multiple needs.
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National Coding Symposium 2021

This is a Free national coding symposium for students who are blind or low vision!
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Guide Dog Online Workshops for Students: Part 2

Recorded Guide Dog workshop for students interested in guide dogs!
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STEM Summer Program: Own Your Space!

Visual STEM summer program for high school students.
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Braille Display and iOS 14.4 bug

Important accessibility bug for braille display users!
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Stanford Research on 'Zoom Fatigue' and Suggestions

Video chat platforms are causing physical and mental fatigue; learn how to counteract their effects!
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Accessible Computing Education Webinar

Hear first-hand coding experiences from blind or low vision programmers, K-12 students and TVIs!
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Compass Program: Informational Meeting and Registration

Questions about Compass, a Perkins' virtual enrichment program for students in grades 9 - 11.
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Project Inspire STEM Focus Group

Recruiting for a focus group about experiences of 6th to 12th grade braille readers in STEM classes.
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Connection Issues with Mantis Q40 and Chameleon 20

iOS 14.4 software update is causing connection problems!
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Scribe for Meetings

Software that makes PowerPoint slides in Zoom meetings accessible in "real time"!
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Project Inspire: Spring 2021 Nemeth Courses

"Nemeth Code Symbols for Fractions" and "Spatial Problems and Geometry and Tactile Graphics for Students in Grades 3 - 8" are the spring courses!
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JAWS 2021 Math Support Update

JAWS and Fusion now supports reading math content in Word documents!
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iOS 14: Screen Recognition

VoiceOver automatically recognizes and labels buttons, icons and other elements - even if these elements were not optimized for VoiceOver!
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Freedom Scientific: Student of the Month

Share your success with technology and win!
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STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities 2020

Connect with role models who have disabilities and who are thriving in STEM careers! Video Recording now available.
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Access and Engagement to Education Study 2

Examining the impact of COVID-19 on students birth -21 with visual impairments, their families and professionals in the United States and Canada.
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White Cane Day 2020: Pete the Cat Video

Students celebrating White Cane Day, Pete the Cat style!