Tech Ideas

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Low Vision Features in OS X Yosemite (Mac)

Low vision features (and more) with OS X Yosemite (Mac).
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Elina: Assistive Technology Rocks My Classroom!

See how AT empowers a student with CP.
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Getting Started with Narrator on Windows 8

Here is a good intro to getting started with Narrator - Windows built-in screen reader.
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Duxbury Braille Translator Updates for Windows 10

Information about Duxbury Braille Translator updates for Windows 10.
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Sami Says: Create a Story Web Browser Game

Sami Says is a web recording story game for students with visual impairments.
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TalkBack Gestures (Android Accessibility)

Want to know more about TalkBAck gestures?
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SAS Flash Cards: an iOS App

SAS Flash Cards for iOS enables educators and students to create, learn and share digital flash cards.
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Visual Brailler App: Must-Have app for Braille Transcribers!

Visual Brailler is braille editor app for the iPad.
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Apple Watch App Directory

AppleVis has created an on-going directory of accessible apps for the Apple Watch.
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SAS Gloss App: an Annotation App

SAS Gloss is an iOS annotation app that enables low vision students to write directly on pictures or pdfs.
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Blindfold Hopper iPhone App

Blindfold Hopper is a fun, accessible iPhone game that can also teach basic sonification skills.
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Digital Braille Versus Paper Braille Article

Study comparing digital braille vs. paper braille.
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Getting Started with OS X Safari

Learn how to use your Mac's native Internet browser!
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New APH Refreshabraille 18

Information on the newly revised (9/15) APH Refreshabraille 18 and updated software version 6.0.
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CUDE: Center for Universal Design in Education

The Center for Universal Design in Education (CUDE) is a resource to help educators apply universal design to all aspects of education.
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Intro to iOS Accessibility for Blind and Low Vision Users

Here is a group focused on accessibility of Apple products!
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Google Translate: Foreign Language Translation

Using Google Translate and a preferred speech synthesizer to translate text and to speak a foreign language correctly.