Apps Posts

Word Melodies: Emerging Reading and Writing App

Just released - an exciting, fully accessible app for students who are emerging or beginner readers!

Crosby, Service Dog in Training: iBook

A day in the life of Crosby and the college student who is raising him!
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HumanWare Buddy App

The perfect tool to learn, teach and interact with HumanWare's products!

My Favorite Tips for Attending Live Video Lectures

Here are my favorite tips for attending live video lectures and synchronous virtual classes without falling asleep or getting distracted.

Learn How to Code Being a Blind Kid: Video #2 Swift Playgrounds

This vivacious fourth grader created a video demonstrating how she uses block coding in the Swift Playgrounds app.

Learn How to Code Being a Blind Kid: Video #1 CodeQuest

This vivacious fourth grader created a video to share her love of coding with other students who are visually impaired.

Tech Lesson Week #1: Presentations (PowerPoint, Google Slides, Keynote)

Improve your student's tech skills during school closures.

Explaining hand washing and germs for young students

Here are a couple of fun videos and activities to explain what hand washing does to germs - perfect for young kids!

Free Internet and Microsoft 365

Does your student able to access educational resources at home?

Math Games and Activities for Home for Students with Visual Impairments

Here is a great list of fun math activities that students can do at home!

Virtual Instruction: Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

Here is the Zoom information you have been looking for!

Railway Hero: Accessible Digital Math Game

PBS Kids created a new accessible math game based on the PBS Kids series Cyberchase.

ObjectiveEd Offers Free Distance Learning for Students with Visual Impairments

Take advantage of these accessible educational games!
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VI Distance Learning Ideas

Great list of distance learning ideas for VI students during the Coronavirus shut down!

Educational Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings

Here is a list of companies offering free subscriptions.

Virtual Instruction: O&M

Looking for ideas on how to teach O&M virtually when schools are closed and students are staying home?

Preparing for Virtual Instruction

How to prepare your student with visual impairments for virtual instruction at home.

Teaching Listening Comprehension: Very Hungry Caterpillar App Activity

Comprehension questions and techniques should be embedded into all activities! Use this simple interactive book app to teach listening comprehension.

Understanding the Text Cursor and JAWS

Teach many screen reader concepts using these tactile activities!