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Project Inspire: Spring 2021 Nemeth Courses

Project INSPIRE is a 5 year training grant to support braille literacy for professionals and students to build their skills and knowledge in the braille codes...
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ABC's of iOS: VoiceOver for Kids 3 - 8 Course

Perkins is offering a 6 module (12 weeks) course on how to introduce young children to an iPad running VoiceOver. The online modules are video tutorials...
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Freedom Scientific: Student of the Month

Do you have a student who uses a Freedom Scientific device? Showcase your student's success by entering him/her into this contest!  K-12 students in the United...
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National Homework Hotline for Blind or Visually Impaired Students: Part 2

The National Homework Hotline for Blind and Visually Impaired students (NHH-BVI) was created in response to the school closures due to COVID. (See Homework...
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Crowd Sourced Lesson Library

Update: The Lesson Library is now LIVE under the Paths to Technology Resource Library. Here is the direct link to the Lesson Library. Note: The Lesson Library...
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Access and Engagement to Education Study 2

Invitation for Family Members, Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, and O&M Specialists to Participate in an Important and Timely Survey  Access...
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Access and Engagement Survey Results

The Access and Engagement Survey examined the impact of COVID-19 on the education of students birth-21 with visual impairments, their families, and...
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Project INSPIRE Fall Courses

Recruiting for 2 Courses about Supporting Braille Readers Learning the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts  What is Project INSPIRE?  Project INSPIRE is a 5 year...
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Webinar for Parents: ObjectiveEd

Marty Schultz, President of ObjectiveEd and founder of Blindfold Games, is presenting a live webinar: “How ObjectiveEd's learn-through-games system works" His...
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Comprehensive Evaluation During COVID-19 Guidance Document

San Francisco State, California School for the Blind, and Cal State LA have released a Guidance Document to provide information on how to approach...
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Teacher-Created Resource Library!

Finding Solutions Students in today's classrooms are using digital educational materials - especially now with remote instruction, online courses and virtual...
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ACVREP and CEU Credits for Paths to Technology Bloggers!

Did you know that you - COMS, CATIS and TVIs - can earn free CEUs or ACVREP's CE credits for writing and publishing qualified blog posts on the Paths to...
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Help Validate O&M Standards

Please help us validate O&M standards for children with visual impairments. We are offering CEUs for ACVREP COMS and NBPCB O&M Professionals who...
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College Success @ Perkins: Compass Program

College Success @ Perkins is growing - and going virtual.  We are building Expanded Core Curriculum skills, bringing college and career readiness home to...
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Ballyland Keyboarding Software: Special Offer!

Special Offer Ballyland Early Keyboarding Home Access License! Ballyland Keyboarding for desktop and laptop computers is a unique software designed to enable...
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SAS Accessibility Webinar: Exploring Accessible Campus Maps

SAS Graphics Accelerator recently released the ability to create and access customized digital maps using their cutting-edge software. With the current school...
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BlindSquare EVENT: A special FREE offer!

BlindSquare is a popular navigation app for travelers who are visually impaired. During this unprecendented time of school closures and social distancing,...
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Survey: High School math education for students with visual impairments

Study Participants Needed: A survey of TSVIs to assess the current status of high school math education for students with visual impairments. C. Rett McBride...
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Tuesday Tea with AT

The teachers helping teachers: the California School for the Blind are offering virtual tech sessions each Tuesday in May from 3 pm - 4 pm PST. Join these...
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Summer Virtual ExCEL Camp

We have had so much fun and developed so many friendships through the Virtual ExCEL Academy this spring! The American Printing House for the Blind is ready to...
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AccessWorld Senior Zoom Meeting

Update: 5/14/20 Hello, There is no handout for this group. Due to scheduling conflicts, the login information and instructions have been modified from what is...
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ACVREP's Guidance on Remote O&M Instruction

Orientation and Mobility is typically a 1:1, face-to-face lesson. With school closures and social distancing mandates, K-12 orientation and mobility...
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Webinar: Creating Accessible Maps Using SAS Graphics Accelerator and Google Maps

Updated 06.10.20 to include the recorded webinar! About the Webinar  Are you a person with a visual impairment or blindness who would like to access online...
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Access and Engagement Survey: COVID-19 Remote Education for Students with Visual Impairments

We hope you will participate in a survey to help us better understand the challenges and successes students with visual impairments, including those with...
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ObjectiveEd Daily Live Webinars

We are now offering two live webinars every day - one focused on Orientation & Mobility skills and Assistive Technology skills, and another focused on...
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National Tech Standards; General Education Perspective

The Perkins' College Success program is actively working to develop technology standards for students who are visually impaired and is seeking input from YOU!...
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Scribe for Education: Free Accessible Documents On-Demand

Here is another company which is stepping up to actively support teachers during the COVID-19 school closures! Pneuma Solutions is offering FREE accessible...
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Live Webinars for Non-Drivers!

Three Free Webinars  “Let’s Talk Nondriving and Low Vision Driving for Teens and People in Their Early 20s” What: 2-hour webinars conducted by Dr. L. Penny...
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Guide Dog Online Workshops for Students

There are two upcoming online workshops: Workshop #1 So Your Student Thinks They Want a Guide Dog ONLINE Workshop Monday April 20 10am-12pm PST Are you an...
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Ballyland iOS Apps Free During School Closures

From Sonokids: In response to the current global situation, Sonokids has decided to offer all Ballyland game apps for iPad for free from 1 April 2020. Learn...
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JAWS, ZoomText, and Fusion: Free Home Use During COVID-19

Freedome Scientific press release (3/24/20). Freedom Scientific today announced its plan to help students and employees in the US and Canada affected by COVID-...
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Seeking Students (Interviewers) and Adults with VI (Interviewees)

Seeking TVIs or parents who are currently working with K-12 students with visual impairments and who would be interested in helping students interview adults...
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Working Together to Support Students with Visual Impairments to Access Curriculum

The Idea We know that there are students with visual impairments who do not have full access to online curriculum, supplemental activities, or resources...
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Homework Hotline for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

In response to the wave of K-12 school closures across the United States due to COVID-19, a few concerned teachers of the blind and advocates got together to...
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Q&As on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During Coronavirus Outbreak

States are handling the Coronovirus differently - some states have proactively closed all schools while other states have curently left the school closure...
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New Braille Displays at CSUN

Scott Davert wrote and posted this on the braille display users & Owner list serv. Reposted on Paths to Technology with permission. I'm not at CSUN, since...
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Join the AstroHunters Project

Space the Final Frontier audio clip. "Space the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. It's a continuing mission, To explore strange...
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Code Jumper is now available!

APH's press release 2/26/20 We are thrilled to announce that your wait is now over - Code Jumper, the incredible innovation designed to teach children who are...
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Canute 360: Multi-Line Braille e-Reader

The Canute 360 is a standalone desktop multi-line Braille e-reader. Yes, "360" means 360 braille cells: 9 lines with 40 characters per line. There are two...
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Project POEM: Science Summer Program for Students with Visual Impairments

University of Arizona is recruiting students for Project Poem, Project-Based Learning Opportunities and Exploration of Mentorship for Students with Visual...

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