Assistive Technology

Using holiday poems to teach technology skills.
What to do, when? Order of coding concept activities and skills.
Using Specdrums by Sphero to develop independence on braille cell concept for emergent braillers.
How I configure my CentOS computer in my data science classroom lab for low vision accessibility.

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Simple techniques and shortcuts to easily access web content with common browsers and a screen reader.
In spite of vast technological innovation, a significant portion of the BVI populations’ technology use lags significantly behind the general population
Have you tried this portable document camera as a magnifying device for students with low vision?
How to configure mouse pointers and cursors for users with low vision on Windows 10, as well as make computer mice easier to use.
Solutions and IEP goals for a student who struggles with writing using traditional braille methods.
Learn more about ocular albinism through the eyes of an 8 year old!
Accessibyte has been in the process of developing a new all online experience. In this article, we explore all that Accessibyte Online has to offer!
Combine hands-on activities with digital bar charts with these fun fall activities!
Use this template to help you gather and write your FVAs!
VoiceOver may be enabled on your iOS device, yet it may be stuck with its volume off.
Learn about accessible digital charts and graphs!
Transitioning between operating systems is never easy; this is the first post in a series on transitioning from Windows To Mac for screen reader users.
Why a world without web accessibility would negatively impact my life as someone with low vision and a neurological condition.
Here is a fun orientation lesson for October!
Download this accessible pumpkin story for your emerging/early reader!
Use this fun app to introduce digital tables to young students!
Screen sharing is not always an option. Try using an external camera to view the front of the room and board!
Here is a fun acorn lesson plan - perfect to do before Back-to-School Night!
What can TVIs learn from this survey?
In the final post of the note-taking series, demonstrations of scanning and note-taking applications for the Android environment are provided.
An awesome volunteer opportunity, learn how to describe YouTube videos for the blind with YouDescribe.
Encouraging a student to independently learn more and explore her tech!
Quest, an application for creating text game adventures
A review of 5 of the most common screen readers for persons who may know little about screenreaders but need some insights.
Accessible version of the Little Puppy is Lost book.
Expanding your O&M lessons with this fun activity for non-traditional O&M students.
Quick and easy self-calculating data sheets
The Control F find shortcut in Word is a useful way for JAWS users to navigate long word documents, especially if they use a refreshable braille display.
How I use the Brainfuse app with low vision to help me with my physics homework. A free resource from my local library!
Fun activities that apply coding and engineering concepts using simple robots, part 2.
Fun activities to apply coding and engineering concepts using simple robots.
How and why I request certain paper sizes for different document types, and my preferred types of paper as a student with low vision.
Picture in a Flash uses special paper & heat to create raised line drawings. This article outlines the basics of the process and operation of the machine.
Challenge your students with this fun activity only requires plastic cups, a couple of command cards and brain power!
3D printed resources for teachers of students with visual impairments!
In previous posts, we've looked at a variety of Braille Displays. In the final installment, we are going to highlight the Braille XL from HIMS.
The free and easy way to use Google Meet to Screen Share
In this post I describe and present video demonstrations of the use of various types of styluses with the Noteshelf 2 and PDF Expert apps for the iPad.
Can you believe everything you read online? Teach your students how to protect themselves!
Solve these fun and accessible digital crossword puzzles!
Using To-Do with a screen reader.
How I talk to my college suite mates about my vision loss, disability, and chronic illness.

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