Tech Ideas

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iPod Nano for Music or Band Class

Low vision and blind hints on using an iOS device to learn music parts.
Finger zooming on a mouse with a Mac computer in the background.

Zoom Feature on a Mac Using a Mouse: Video

Demonstration on how to setup and use Zoom and Mac Keyboard shortcuts on a Mac computer.
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WebAIM: Screen Reader User Survey #6 Results

Results of Screen Reader survey.
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“Just Say Hi” Campaign

Just Say Hi campaign to address hesitation in conversing with people with disabilities.
Fingers on a braille display paired with an iPad displaying the calendar app.

10 More Tips for Braille Display Users of iDevices

Want to be more efficient with your braille display?
Woman holding older flip phone to her ear and new iPhone in front of her.

Are You Afraid to Take Up New Smart Phone or other iDevice?

A blind woman shares practical suggestions on how to start using an iPhone with VoiceOver.
Image of a adorable four year old using iPad and refreshable braille display.

Layla's Three Preschool Apps Video

Video demonstrating three accessible preschool apps used with a refreshable braille display.
Blank Windows screen with Taskbar visible at the bottom of the screen.

Taskbar Guide for Windows 10

What is a Window's task bar?
Image of an iZiggi Document Camera and iPad.

iZiggi Document Camera: Accessing Near and Distance Materials Video

Video demonstrating iZiggi Wireless Document Camera to access near and distance materials.
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Getting Started with Google Docs using a Screen Reader

Here is a great intro to using a screen reader with Google Docs.
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Brian: Learning to Write with an iPad and Refreshable Braille Display Video

A totally blind student with multiple disabilities learning to write using an iPad and refreshable braille display.
Stick figure image of a man using a cane with a smart phone in the background.

BlindTool: Android App

Want to try a new navigation app for travelers who are visually impaired?
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Brian: Learning to Read with an iPad and Refreshable Braille Display Video

Video demonstrating high school student with multiple disabilities learning to read using an iPad and refreshable braille display.
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Aipoly Vision App: iOS

App that announces colors and objects.
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How New Technology Helps Blind People: TED Talk

Ted Talk about technologies for blind people.
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Selecting Text in iOS 9: new rotor command

Here's a great new feature in iOS 9!
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How Colleges Help Visually Impaired Students Succeed

Website article with a guide for prospective college students with visual impairments.
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College Experience/Advice from a Mom

The difference between a student from high school to college.
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Math Melodies: iOS App

Math Melodies is an accessible math iOS app designed to teach math concepts and math problems.