iOS apps Posts

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Earplay: Interactive Audio Stories iOS app

Part casual game, part interactive audiobook, Earplay is a new kind of immersive audio storytelling.
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Transloc Transit App with Low Vision Students: O&M Lesson

Using Transloc Transit App with low vision students to identify a familiar or unfamiliar destination stop and pull chord to signal for bus to stop

Blindfold Games: 7 Tiny Words iOS App

Accessible version of Seven Little Words
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OverTHERE: Explore and Interact with the surrounding environment, iOS app

Want to know what is "over there"? Use the OverTHERE iOS app to find out!

Blindfold Games: Braille Spin & Solve

Blindfold Spin and Solve is a "Wheel of Fortune" type iOS game that reinforces learning braille contractions.

Blindfold Games: User Guides now online

User guides for almost all of the 50 Blindfold Games are available online for use with a screen reader or braille display.
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Braille Bee Spelling App Review: iOS app

Master spelling words with the Braille Bee Spelling app using a refreshable braille display!

Blindfold Spin & Solve: What just happened?

Accessible Wheel of Fortune game called Blindfold Spin and Solve for the iPhone and iPad.

Using iOS Tracing Apps: Part 2, O&M

Orientation and Mobility related tracing, scanning and tracking activities to compensate for blindspots.
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Interactive Nursery Rhyme Activities: iOS and Android App for Students with Low Vision

iOS and Android nursery rhyme app with motivating preschool activities.

Interactive Storybook App Ideas

Suggestions on how to use interactive storybook apps with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.
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Infant & Early Childhood Program iPad Curriculum: Junior Blind

Video Curriculum demonstrating how an iPad can be used as an educational tool for very young children with visual impairments.
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Top 10 iPad Apps for Lesson Planning

List of the top 10 iPad Lesson Plan apps.

Using BlindSquare Simulation Mode to Create Tactile/Visual Maps

Use BlindSquare Simulation Mode to help students create maps of a location.
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Up-to-date Election Information: NFB Newsline

Stay current with the elections as well as other current events with NFB Newsline.
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Bebot App Review: iOS cause and effect sound app

iOS App review of Bebot, a cause and effect sound app and simple synthesizer app.
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VBGhost: iOS Braille game

VBGhost is an accessible iOS word game that encourages students to learn braille dot patterns.
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Open Bookshare book on iPad in iBooks - EPUB Beta feature

Demo of how download Bookshare EPUB 3 title and open in iBooks on an iPad.
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Aware App: Indoor Navigation App

The aware app connects with iBeacons to provide navigational information for users who are visually impaired.
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Magnifier App: Built-in iOS 10 app

iOS 10 has a new built-in app called the Magnifier, which turns the iPhone into a magnifying glass.