iBooks

The iBooks section of Paths to Technology is a depository of iBooks – digital resources created by educators, family members and students. iBooks are interactive digital books that can include pictures, videos, music/sounds, accessible mathematical equations and more. These books incorporate all the built-in accessibility features of iOS devices, including Zoom, VoiceOver and VoiceOver paired with a refreshable braille display. iBooks can only be read on Apple devices. Read More

Screenshot from book with Christmas tree and text: The Grinch does not have a tree." and "alphabetic Words: Not, Like and But."

The Grinch and Max: Emerging Reader Digital Book

Use the beloved Grinch to teach alphabetic word signs such as "not", "like" and "but".
Cover of Monocular Mac written by Anne Corn and Pictures by Diane Dawson. Illustration of a boy looking through a monocular.

Monocular Mac: Free Children's Book

A story about Billie and his experiences with his monocular, Mac.
Preschooler in dance clothes running with her cane to dance class. Text: "I have my cane when I go to dance."

My Cane: A Preschooler's Book

Where do you take your cane?
Cover of Addyson book with an adorable preschooler holding a chalkboard sign, "Addyson 1st day of preschool, 2021-2022"

1st Day of Preschool: ePub Book

Capture the first day of preschool in an accessible ePub book!
Cover of the Shenandoah National Park Vacation book (mom holding hands with her two preschoolers) and text, "Experience Book"

Shenandoah National Park Vacation: Experience Book

Turn that special vacation into an emerging reader book - a lifelong memory!
Photos of the Drums and Instruments book covers and text, "Emerging Reader Books."

Emerging Reader Books: Instruments and Drums

Learn about and listen to musical instruments in these two digital books!
Screenshot of All About Me keynote presentation and text, "Accessing Keynote Presentations/books with VoiceOver"

Tech Standards: Accessing Keynote Presentations with VoiceOver

Step-by-step instructions on how to access a Keynote presentation geared for Preschoolers and early elementary students.
Image of a rider adjusting a stirrup and text, Horseback Riding Terms Book.

Horseback Riding Book

Here's a fun book full of horse pictures and horse terms!
Christmas Alphabet book cover with an image of Santa, audio button, and text, "Emerging Reader Book".

Christmas Alphabet Book

Check out this Christmas-themed alphabet book for emerging readers!
title page of the Five Little Ducks book with text, "Creating Accessible Books"

Creating Accessible Books Using Pages

Create fun accessible books for the iPad that are EASY to navigate with VoiceOver and a Braille Display!
Cover of the Farm Vehicles book with a dump truck and text, "Farm Vehicles by Stephanie Bissonette"

Farm Vehicles Book

Have a student who is interested in tractors and big equipment?
Image of a 3-story red barn and text, "Farm Buildings"

Farm Buildings Book

Down on the farm resources!
Young girl  reading a teacher-created print/braille book with her hands on the braille.

Teacher-Created Resource Library!

Need free accessible digital materials? Check out Paths to Technology's new Resource Library!
Coverof the Vegetables book with pepper, zucchini, and carrots with the text “Vegetables” and red speaker icon.

Adapted Books for Student with CVI: Fruits and Vegetables

Check out these two books: Fruits and Vegetables
Black background with red bubbled words, "Creating CVI-Friendly Videos"

Creating CVI-Friendly Videos using PowerPoint

Quick and easy method to create CVI-friendly videos using PowerPoint and two free web applications.
Cover page of Ocean Animals ePub with swimming dolphin, red speaker icon and text, "CVI-friendly ePub and PDF"

Adapted Ocean Animal Book for Student with CVI

Remote instructional video for parents and accessible book for students with CVI.
Photo of Egg Hunt book cover (two bright Easter eggs with background of green field and blue sky and text,"CVI: Visual Scanning"

Remote Learning Materials: Student with CVI and Multiple Disabilities

Download these free digital books/PDFs designed specifically for students with CVI!
Screenshot of CVI-Friendly Chicka Chicka Boom Boom video with outlined A, B, C and palm tree.

CVI-Friendly Videos: Resources for Students with CVI

Here are terrific, teacher-created videos for students with CVI!
Photo of Crosby an adorable 7 month old golden retriever.

Crosby, Service Dog in Training: iBook

A day in the life of Crosby and the college student who is raising him!
photo of a fluffy white cat laying on the couch and text, "Braille Contractions"

Alphabetic Word Sign Book for Early Readers

Practice braille contractions while reading about Noelle the cat!

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