Tech Ideas

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Leader Dog Summer Camp

This camp is all about fun, friends, dogs and building independence!
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Book Creator Accessibility Updates

230+ Accessibility updates for Book Creator!
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High School Math Study

Recruiting high school math teachers and students with visual impairments for this math study.
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How sonification impacts students with visual impairments.
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Maze Day 2020 Registration

Maze Day is an annual event with tech-related educational games and activities for students with VIB hosted by the UNC's computer science department.
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Automated Method for Creating Math Textbooks in Braille

Are you tired of waiting for the braille version of a math textbook?
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Changing VoiceOver Commands in iOS 13

Is there a VoiceOver command that you do not like and want to change? Here is how!
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Accessing and Succeeding in STEM Courses: Call

Interested in STEM careers? Hear what these successful professionals have to say!
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Electronic Canes and Traditional Canes

Interesting article about the pros and cons of creating electronic long canes for travelers who are visually impaired.
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Podcast: College Success Series

Powerful podcast about K-12 skills that students need in preparation for college!
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Freedom Scientific Tutorial Videos

Need help with JAWS, ZoomText or Fusion? Check out these tutorials!
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Apple expands Everyone Can Code to bring more coding resources to teachers and students

New student guide, companion teacher guide and free in-store coding classes for preschoolers through advanced coders!
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New Internet Keyboard Commands for iPad OS

Browse the web more efficiently with these new keyboard shortcut commands!
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Ballyland Mágico

The popular Ballyland Magic app is now available in Spanish!
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Copy and Paste Text iOS and iPadOS

Make changes in a "pinch"!
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BrailleBlaster: Free braille transcription software

Here is a new tool for producing braille materials quickly!
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GoWorksheet Maker iPad App

Convert printed worksheets into customizable and interactive solutions on an iPad.
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STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities

Be inspired by these successful role models in STEM professions!
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Read Books from Bookshare in Apple Books

Directions on how to download Bookshare books in Apple Books (iBooks).
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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.