Assistive Technology

Have you tried these accessible educational games?
Computers running Windows offer a highly capable and accessible platform suitable for facilitating virtual learning.

Explore the growing library of Non-Visual Digital Maps in the online Map Library

Looking for fun literacy activities that can be taught remotely?
Need free accessible digital materials? Check out Paths to Technology's new Resource Library!
Teach your student to build a strong mental map of the whole area then fill in the details!
Learn what Emma thinks about the ECC area, Independent Living Skills.
Can your student answer these social studies questions using the linked accessible map?
Strategies, games and activities: a combination of braille, magnification and tech for an emerging reader!
Using non-visual digital maps to teach street concepts to an elementary student.

Overarching Principles and practical advice

COMS, CATIS, and TVIs earn credits by sharing your knowledge!
Introducing VoiceOver to students? Check out these VoiceOver gesture teaching strategies and apps!
What does Emma think about the ECC area of O&M?
What are the "must haves" for a home learning space in case students do not go back to the classroom?

Mark your calendar and join the live webinar, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:00-2:00pm eastern

How to introduce non-visual digital maps to an elementary student and the first in a progressive series of orientation lessons.
Accessible, interactive digital maps for early elementary students? Absolutely!
Learn how to use the non-visual digital maps without a screen reader!
How to unapologetically ask your professors to help over email and get what you want.
We are sad to say that our month of Meal Kit fun has come to an end... but that doesn't mean our blogging has to! Find out what our next topic will be!!
Emma shares her experiences with the ECC area, Assistive Technology.
Quickly create customized, accessible digital maps that students can use to build mental maps and answer map-related educational questions.
Let's play Bocce - a fun outdoor summer game!
This post describes a method for using a shared document for students to document their independent work.
This post describes an activity that allows instructors and students to work together to create and post online quizzes.
An overview of Splashtop secure remote access software for education
How to teach computer technology remotely successfully.

Exploration of considerations for distance learning

Eight different high tech and no tech ways to create an accessible formula sheet for students with print disabilities.
Hear what Emma thinks about the the ECC area, Sensory Efficiency.
This user-friendly update streamlines the process of creating and opening non-visual digital maps!

Overarching Principles and practical advice

This blog describes my initial thoughts on the Mantis Q40
A refresher on special education law as it relates to students on IEPs.

There are many benefits for teachers to upgrade their instructional practice to embrace 21st Century teaching

Hear what Emma thinks about the the ECC area, Compensatory Access.
The webinar recording on using SAS Graphics Accelerator Maps - fully accessible non-visual digital maps - is now available!
Things are heating up!
Why do students who are visually impaired need to be able to draw items for educational purposes?
What should or should not be included when creating a non-visual digital map?
Travel through space with this fully accessible exhilarating coding concept app!
This is the first in a series about the Expanded Core Curriculum from Emma's insightful perspective.
Why does a non-visual map look different than a visual map?
Need help identifying something, reading a prescription or access to other visual information? Use Zoom!

Exploration of considerations for distance learning

Motivate your braille reader with menus, recipes or other highly preferred reading materials!
Whether you have a disability or other debilitating condition,the No Barriers Virtual Summit will help you find opportunity even in the midst of adversity.
Our chefs have made it to their third week of cooking! They are serving up another week of tips and tricks.... and now things are really heating up!

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