Assistive Technology

Introducing chord commands to Layla, a preschooler using an iPad paired with a refreshable braille display.
A TVI shares her experiences on starting a four year old on an iPad with a refreshable braille display.
A systematic and effective approach on how to teach VoiceOver on the iPad to students with visual impairments and blindness (VIB).
Excerpts from Introduction to iPad Accessibility Features for Blind and Low Vision Students manual and from the iPad Accessibility Settings manual.
Tips and guidelines on using an iPad as part of a Functional Vision Assessment / Learning Media Assessment (FVA/LMA) with children with visual impairments
High school student with low vision discusses his favorite iOS apps.
Rumors and anticipated products from Apple.
Some of the best accessibility features from iOS.

This tutorial explores how to best use technology in the classroom to meet the needs of students with visual impairments or blindness.

A review of iOS 9.3 update.
What to expect from Apple in 2016.
Apple: 2015 in review
A list of accessible science apps for iPads.
A review of the Apple Watch.
Want to pay with your iPhone? Try the new Apple Pay!
The pros and cons of Apple vs. Android products.
A walk through of Apple Care policies.

In this webcast, Ed Summers and Diane Brauner discuss the work they have been doing with teachers regarding iPad accessibility.

The tutorial explores listening as a learning strategy for students with print disabilities, including sensory, cognitive, and physical impairment.

A review of the movie Steve Jobs.
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A piece on different types of technology used throughout school.

This webinar will cover the concept of "Listening" in an educational context, specifically in the development of literacy skills.

Siu shares a range of tips related to building a community of practice, identifying resources in the field and staying calm in the face of technology issue

Explore emerging technologies for the digital classroom, including image and video description, as well as multimodal data displays.

This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills.

In this webcast Yue-Ting discusses the challenges and critical thinking needed to evaluate new technologies while making decisions based on student needs.

This presentation focuses on the Recreation and Leisure area of the Expanded Core Curriculum through the use of common technology and assistive devices.

This tutorial provides strategies involved in conducting an assessment as well as in choosing the right assistive technology tool for the learner.

Welcoming Students made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

This self-paced is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

This training module demonstrates how to select and use the best iPad apps for students with visual impairments and other disabilities.

Bookshare in Depth is made up of 5 sessions, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

Teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive tech.

Learn about accessibility options in Apple iOS and how to activate them.

This tutorial provides an overview of the SMART Brailler's features and benefits, and how the SMART Brailler can promote braille literacy.

This tutorial presents an in-depth view of how iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments.

The tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and considerations when determining appropriate print/symbol size.

This training module demonstrates adaptive devices used with individuals who are deafblind

There are four webcasts in this training that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students.

There are two webcasts in this training module demonstrating teaching strategies and adaptive devices 

This part 2 of 2 tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired.

This part 1 of 2 tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired.

This training module demonstrates teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairment

Learn about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification for students with visual impairments.

This webinar offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities.

This webinar offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities.

This webinar teaches viewers about the iOS' accessibility features for users who are blind or visually impaired.

This webinar presents an overview of SMART Brailler's features and benefits.

The webinar presents how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.

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