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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?
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New Macs and iPads

Learn about the latest Apple releases!
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Blindfold Doggy iOS App

Do you love dogs? Care for your dog in this awesome virtual pet game!
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iOS 12.1 updates

See the new features, enhancements and bug fixes for IOS 12.1!
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Hear the Difference: Comparing Smart Speakers

Are you considering buying an Echo Dot or Google Home?
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Reading Adventure Time Feedback Survey

Please share your feedback with the developers of this accessible reading skills app!
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Office Lens Commands and Software Updates for Screen Readers

Office Lens is available on iOS, Android and Windows 10.
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Free Hadley Tutorial Videos

Hadley has created short video tutorials covering iOS, Apple Watch, Mac, Abacus, and more!
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JAWS issue with Chrome 70 release

Having trouble navigating the combo boxes when using the Chrome Browser?
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Braille and Born Digital Curriculum: A Survey Opportunity

YOU can make a difference! Share your experiences and accessibility challenges of the 'born digital' educational materials through this survey!
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New Narrator Guide

Learn what is new with the latest release of Narrator!
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New Voice Access for Android

Use your voice to access your Android phone - hands free!