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Reading Adventure Time and Writing Adventure Time Apps

The first 100 teachers and students who complete 4 progress monitoring assessments will both receive $100!
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Popular Blind YouTubers

Check out these blind YouTubers!
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Apple's New Accessible Coding Resources for Swift Playgrounds

Everything YOU need to teach Swift coding language to students with visual impairments or blindness!
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Getting Started with Swift Playgrounds: Coding App

Learn more about coding with Swift Playgrounds while using VoiceOver.
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Chris Downey: Blind Architect

How to handle vision loss? Hear Downey's story on 60 minutes and Ted Talks.
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Project POEM: Summer Camp and More!

Project POEM Project-Based Learning Opportunities and Exploration of Mentorship for Students with Visual Impairments in STEM
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2019 Microsoft NINJA Camp for students with Disabilities

Interested in a tech career? Check out Microsoft's Ninja Camp!
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How to Fix Android Settings that Turn Off Automatically

Having trouble with your Android phone?
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Google Search Tips

Looking for something - just Google it! How to be more efficient with your Google Searches!
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TCU basketball star with albinism

Jaylen Fisher shares his story about living with albinism.
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Emojis and Accessibility

Have you embraced emojis?
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Upcoming Windows 10 software updates

This Microsoft blog shares information about the next major upgrade to Windows, including accessibility improvements!
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Braille Code Cookies

Celebrating the Braille Code in a tasty treat! Fun activity for World Braille Day, holiday treat or participating in the Expanded Core Curriculum
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Changes Coming to APH Accessible Textbooks

Large print textbooks are being phased out.
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MATT Connect Updates

Find out how to get your stylus and screen protector!
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Typio's fun winter-themed update!

Caroling pets are teaching typing skills!
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iOS 12.1.1 software update

What's new in iOS 12.1.1?
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Blackboard Learning Management System: Accessibility

Does your school use Blackboard?
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TVI, O&M or Parent? We need testers!

ObjectiveEd is seeking iOS field testers for educational apps geared for pre-K through fourth grade students with visual impairments or blindness.
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iOS 12.1 Misspelled Words

When running VoiceOver, how do you know if you have misspelled a word?