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What Distance Learning Means to Me: 8th Grader with Low Vision

COVID-19 school closures have thrown students and teachers into the 21st century and for many students with visual impairments, this new classroom format has...
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E.A.R.S. - Free ECC Audio Lessons

The COVID-19 school closures is the perfect opportunity for students to learn more about daily living skills. While these skills are included in the Expanded...
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Creating Videos with Visual Impairments

Students are creating videos to use in multimedia presentations in early elementary school. While tech standards vary across the country, by 4th or 5th grade,...
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Audio Memos App and WH Questions

As Orientation and Mobility Specialists, our caseloads include academic students, students with severe and profound multiple disabilities and students who fall...
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Alexa Blueprints: The Easy Way to Make Your Own Skills

Alexa seems like it (or she) has become a part of our culture.  As more and more homes are subscribing to WiFi services, smart speakers such as Google Home and...
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Sonification: Sounds with Meaning Activity

Sightlings - students with vision - are able to glance at a chart and instantly identify the trend and general information without exploring each data point....
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Help - I'm Lost! Getting Familiar with the Keyboard

So, I took a walk with my fingers the other night, wasn't paying attention to where I was going, got lost, and couldn't find my way home. Oh, did I forget to...
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Podcast? What is that?

Podcasts are a good source of information, entertainment, and education. Perkins recently released a Podcast called eLearning to go. I mentioned it to a...
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Soundbible

Soundbible.com In the eternal quest to provide accessible, interesting educational content to students and, of course, educational content need not necessarily...
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Trivia Educational Games on Alexa and Google Assistant

Free trivia games are available through Amazon's Alexa or Google Assistant. Once the game is initially enabled through the link below, simply ask Alexa or...
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Narrator Update: Podcast Demo

In this 30 minute podcast, David Woodbridge demonstrates the new and improved Narrator (MP3) features currently available in the beta version of Narrator....
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Blind Abilities Podcast: Who won the race?

Blind Abilities presents this follow up interview with Project Starfish after their successful completion of the first ever Blindfold Racer Championship. Join...
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Blind Abilities Podcast App

Blind Abilities produces podcasts and blogs dealing with accessibility, technologies, devices and enhancing opportunities in the job market for visual impaired...