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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NFB's Engineering Quotient (EQ) Program

Applications Open: Apply for Our STEM Summer Program NFB Engineering Quotient (EQ) Program June 21-27, 2020 St. Paul, Minnesota “NFB EQ gave me more...
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Leader Dog Summer Camp

Do you know any kids who are 16 or 17 and visually impaired? Tell them about the free Summer Experience Camp at Leader Dogs for the Blind. It's one week of fun...
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Accessing and Succeeding in STEM Courses: Call

The Science and Engineering Division of the National Federation of the Blind and the National Association of Blind Students present a joint phone conference on...
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STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, in collaboration with SAS Institute, will host our annual STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities on...
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SAS Recruits Employees with Disabilities

WRAL interviews Sean Mealin, a PhD computer science student at North Carolina State University about his summer internship at SAS. Simba, Sean's guide dog lays...
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Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS)

UPDATE!!!! Space Camp 2019 Registration is now open! (May 3, 2019) Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) is a week long camp held at...
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BLIND Inc. Summer Programs

BLIND Inc. (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions) is a nationally-renowned training center for blind individuals of all ages. Founded in 1986 by the National...
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Be My Eyes: Microsoft Tech Support Story

Sam is a tech support agent at the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk, where he answers calls from customers who are blind or have low-vision calling through the...
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YES Summer Academy Registration

YES Summer program registration is open! This four week program is designed to immerse youth in innovative and comprehensive pre-employmnet skills training...
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Chris Downey: Blind Architect

Chris Downey is an architect who designs buildings with acoustics and accessibility in mind. When Chris lost his vision suddenly 10 years ago due to a brain...
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Project POEM: Summer Camp and More!

PROJECT POEM  Project-Based Learning Opportunities and Exploration  of Mentorship for Students with Visual Impairments in STEM Overview The overall goal of...
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2019 Microsoft NINJA Camp for students with Disabilities

Microsoft NINJA Camp is a five-day boot camp created to prepare students with disabilities for tech careers. Camp Goals Learn digital skills using...
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Registration is now open for the 2019 NC STEM Camp for Students with Visual Impairments or Blindness

For the last four summers, high school students with VIB from across the country have travelled to Research Triangle Park in North Carolina to learn about STEM...
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STEM Camps for Students with VIB Survey

Summer is just around the corner and it is time to register for summer camps. The American Camp Association (ACA) reports that there are about 7,000...
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Computing Students with a Disability: Mentoring & Internship

Are you a computing student with a disability?  Looking for an internship?  Want to connect with peers and mentors with disabilities?  AccessComputing can help...
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STEM Career Showcase 2018

Registration now open for STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities featuring keynote Dr. Caroline Solomon, one of NPR’s 50 Great Teachers RALEIGH –...
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Level Up: A summer program for students with visual impairments

Level Up is a summer camp in Wichita, Kansas where middle and high school students with visual impairments learn to use screen readers, magnification software...
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Survey for IRIS: Web app which provides access to STEM images

The IRIS project is a web app designed to assist students in STEM fields by providing detailed explainations of graphically presented educational content by...
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NC STEM Camp for High School Students with VIB 2018

During this one-week residential camp, 12 - 15 high school students with VIB will explore various fields of STEM, including the Grand Challenges of Engineering...
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WebAIM Screen Reader Survey #7 Results

Over the years, WebAim has facilitated surveys about the preferences of screen reader users. The 7th survey, which was done in October 2017, received 1,792...
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Seeking field testers for Math Editor

Traditionally, a braille student completes math equations using a manual Perkins Braille Writer. However, 21st Century classrooms are completing assignments...
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STEM Career Showcase 2017: For Students with Disabilities

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017. 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. The STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities is an annual educational event where attendees meet role...
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Transition to College: Program Activity Guide Lessons

The word 'transition' is used frequently in IEP meetings and is a critical piece of high school goals. As Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVIs), we are...
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NC STEM Camp for High School Students with Visual Impairments or Blindness 2017

During this one-week residential camp, 12 - 15 high school students with VIB will explore various fields of STEM, including the Grand Challenges of Engineering...
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SAS Data Science Lab: March 2 at CSUN

Register for the SAS Data Science Lab and experience data visualization in an entirely new way. SAS will present unprecedented access to data science and data...
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College Board Simplifies Request Process for Test Accommodations

The College Board has streamlined its process for students with IEPs or 504 plans to receive the same test accommodations when taking the SAT, PSAT 10, PSAT/...
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Hi-Tech Banking

The banking industry has gone hi-tech!  Check out the new USAA mobile app that enables people with visual impairments or blindness to deposit checks with their...
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NFB Conducts Engineering Program for Blind Students

The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, under the auspices of its National Center for Blind Youth in Science, will conduct the first of two...
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8 Skills that everyone should have by age 18

What are the skills every 18-year old needs?  Former Stanford dean shares his thoughts about the 8 skills that everyone should have by age 18.  This article...
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Blind Leading the Blind: How Berkeley Alums are Designing an Inclusive World

Berkeley students and alums who are blind share their experiences while attending Berkeley and after graduation, in the workplace.  A common thread to their...

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