Assistive Technology

Spatial Tech Standards are unique to students who are blind or low vision; learn how to teach these foundational skills to young students!
The sky's the limit! Learn about the Chandra telescope, accessible images from space, and free accessible teacher/student resources from NASA!
Expanded Core and STEAM includes art activities!
Listen to these space-related images from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory!
How to request accessible copies of textbooks in college for students with visual impairments and print disabilities.
Learn about the vibrations of stars by listening to data from space telescopes!
Motivate your student with this cane conversation!
Use your talents during this 6-week art residency at the Baltimore Space Telescope Science institute!
It's all about the teaching method! Simple apps can be used to support critical thinking skills!
Ways you can prepare your O&M student for flying.
Keyboard options for one-handed students or students who have motor control issues.
Madison interview Sharon Strzalkowski who has a bachelor's degree in French & Linguistics, and is working part time as an information coordinator.
Follow digital streets and explore customized tags in this fully accessible map app!
Verbal descriptions bring art to life!
Comprehensive list of Paths to Technology posts on sonification.
This is a lively followup discussion on distance learning.
A progressive directionality game designed for older O&M students!
Practice O&M skills and mental mapping skills through available and customized touch-explore maps!
Tengo Baja Vision and Tengo Baja Vision VR are two low vision simulation apps for iOS and Android.
Step-by-step instructions and best practices when creating a non-visual digital map for students who are blind or low vision.
80+ tactile graphic images for geoscience education!
Here is a fun way to practice the read/pause tech commands and listening comprehension skills!
A game to practice VoiceOver gestures, braille display commands and/or Bluetooth keyboard commands!
Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo Systems have accessibility features for students with low vision!
Multi-week lesson ideas for introducing a second grade student to audio graphs.
A tech savvy high school student who is visually impaired shares tips when writing code using Swift Playgrounds.
Understanding the spatial layout when regrouping and carrying in additional and subtraction problems using a digital game.
Strategies for creating the perfect customized university maps for students who are blind or low vision.
Kadyn interviews Ted Galanos, an accessibility analyst testing commercial websites and apps and owns his own consulting company.
Using a tactile overlay to reinforce the table format in the digital Math Melodies game, Absolute Positions.
Two quick and easy methods to create simple iPad overlays of screens with rows, grids, tables, etc. designed to develop spatial skills.
Introducing tactile and digital math skills through a progression of models, tactile graphics, and digital activities using the Add or Delete iOS game.
Bridging the gap between tactile graphics and digital materials: math facts.
Macy, with Challenge Solutions, shares a video tutorial with her tips for students learning to create a Keynote presentation.
Spatial Tech Standards are unique to students who are blind or low vision; learn how to teach these foundational skills to young students!
What are your dictionary goals?
Mary Rose and Devin motivate others to be independent!
AtYourLevel, a podcast for kids by kids, invites YOU to be a part of the show!
Is your app accessible? What do you look for?
Step-by-step instructions and video tutorial on how to introduce early elementary students to creating Keynote presentations!
How to add "captions" or image descriptions to photos - a critical Tech skill for students who are blind or low vision.
Step-by-step instructions on how to access a Keynote presentation geared for Preschoolers and early elementary students.
My Favorite Tips for ho two run quick, effective web searches using keyboard symbols, as part of my writing success series - an important college skill.
Lessons about Life and technology for the blind and visually impaired.
Rytey interviews Dr. Mona S. Minkara an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and an Affiliate Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and filmmaker.
Learn more about this exciting federal program for students with visual impairments!
Celebrate National Chip and Dip Day with this fun O&M activity!

A TVI/COMS discusses how to assess and implement assistive technology that will remove barriers to access for students with CVI

A TVI/COMS discusses how to assess and implement assistive technology that will remove barriers to access for students with CVI

Before attending a summer session or event at the school for the blind, use a digital non-visual map to build a mental map of campus!

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