Tech Ideas

Live Edits in Google Docs

Live Edits is now accessible with screen readers!
3D Element Book with colorful large print symbols, braille, and unique design that folds and groups element blocks.

3D Periodic Table Model: Beta testers needed!

Support this developer as he creates a unique, accessible braille chemical elements in 3D book form!
Rows of stacked books and text, "EMMA: Educational Materials Made Accessible"

EMMA: Educational Materials Made Accessible

Sharing university-level accessible texts program.
Aira logo (small "a" inside a white circle with text, "Aira: Free"

Aira is now FREE!

Need sighted assistance? Try Aira!
The A11Y logo and text, "Web Accessibility Resources"

A11Y Project

A comprehensive list of web accessibility resources.
Image of three sizes of Alexa-enabled devices and text, "Alexa speech rate"

Alexa: Speak Faster

Control the speech rate on your Alexa!
Image of marathon runner wearing a "blind" vest holding two hiking poles running on the shoulder of the road.

Batgirl: A Marathon Runner Who is Blind

A ultra road and trail marathon runner shares her story about running without vision.
Sean Mealin working at his computer in his SAS office, with text, "Recruiting employees with Disabilities".

SAS Recruits Employees with Disabilities

WRAL news reports about a company that actively recruits people with disabilities.
Image of home screen on an Android phone with text, "Android Phone Training Videos".

Android Phone Training Videos

Learn more about Android's low vision features!
Bookshare and Apple Books logos with text, "Bookshare, Apple Books"

Read Books from Bookshare in Apple Books

Directions on how to download Bookshare books in Apple Books (iBooks).
Image of electric car plugged into electricity with text, "New noise laws for electric cars."

Hybrid and Electric Cars Required to Make Noise

The status of the new Acoustic Vehicle Alert Systems laws.
Image of APH Light Box with text," APH Light Box Updates"

There's a New Light in Town! APH Light Box

What?! APH's Light Box is discontinued???
Screenshot displaying iOS Settings > Accessibility  with VoiceOver, Zoom, Magnifier, Display & Text Size buttons

Sneak Peak at iOS 13!

Apple experts are buzzing about the new iOS 13 features!
Windows logo and text, "Windows 10 Accessibility Update"

Windows 10 May Update

Check out these accessibility improvements!
Image of Orbit Reader and Braille Trail Reader and text, "APH Quota Braille Displays"

Update: Orbit Reader is available through APH

Recent newsflash about braille displays available through APH Quota Funds.
Image: silhouettes of three people with bubble text box above and text, "BrailleNote Users Group"

BrailleNote User Group

Are you a BrailleNote user? Join this group!
School News logo and text, "Reporting on Educational Needs of Students with Visual Impairments

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.
Outline of front view of public bus and text, "Transportation Education Curriculum"

Transportation Education Curriculum

A curriculum to build the knowledge of educators, human services, families, and transit regarding transportation education and travel instruction.
Image of musical score and text, "Braille Beats Fine Arts Camp"

Braille Beats Fine Arts Program

Braille Beats is a residential camp program for children, youth and young adults with visual impairments.