Assistive Technology

The third in a series that describes a variety of braille displays, pointing out the advantages of each unit. This article features the HIMS Braille Edge.
Try this accessible coding activity with your students!
Finding solutions to common technology problems facing Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments.
Here are accessible ePub books for beginning readers!
Try this simple and inexpensive communication app!
I will be taking on a personal project aiming to provide clear, concise explanations of various settings within JAWS, based on my experiences.
Use the Page Width Microsoft Word zoom setting to improve your visual access to documents without having to change the font size!
Converting a semi accessible .pdf textbook quiz into a completely accessible quiz in MS Word.
Try this digital version of the classic Simon color/sound memory game!
Solve these fun and accessible digital crossword puzzles!
How to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Windows to open different programs using only your keyboard. Great for screen reader users!
Check out these accessible coding resources!
This second article will focus on the Brailliant 14 and Braille Trail Reader LE (coming soon from APH)
Learn to read by chunks! Part 2 in this series.
Remote Desktop Computer Lab Management Software can help create a more enjoyable learning experience for teachers and students

Software developer and entrepreneur Marty Schultz demonstrates electronic game applications to teach skill areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum

Here are two fun Easter-themed activities: Easter Word Scramble and Easter Mad Lib!
Learn more about Chromebook accessibility here!
See this student's 3D printed teaching materials used to support the coding program.
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What is the moral of this fun folktale?
Braille Sheets: an early Braille literacy tool!
Try these approaches when teaching emerging braille students.
Using Headings to skim a website or document.
Google Celebrating Seiichi Miyake with a featured GIF of a cane traveler standing on truncated cones at a crosswalk.
The Brailliant BI 40 & BI 80 models are theIn first in a series of articles describing a variety of braille displays, pointing out the advantages of each.
Drag your finger over the photo to learn where people and objects are located.
Use this fun cause-and-effect app to practice basic the tap gesture!
With the rise of e-learning has also come the rise of related technologies, equipment, and software that is changing the game for everybody.
Learn about different types of services dogs using free live cams from Explore.Org plus, who doesn't love puppies?
Learn more about the two braille displays that cost around $500.
Overview of what is really happening in our classrooms with braille and digital materials.
Learn how I play in my university's pep band, the GMU Green machine, and watch my interview on NBC 4!
Engaging app with 3 levels of progression, visual & audio feedback to learn to write upper & lower case letters & numbers. For students with low vision
Ballyland Code 2 is another accessible app that teaches beginning coding concepts to young children!
Celebrating National Reading Day with Dr. Seuss!
The BrailleNote Touch Plus was recently announced by Humanware
What are you doing for Dr. Seuss's birthday?
The "Have Magnifier follow" feature in Windows Magnifier is a powerful, useful setting.
Check out this full-featured communication app!
The accessibility of Wolfram Alpha, "a unique online engine for computing answers and providing knowledge" is examined.
This post contains some ways to get a baseline speed and accuracy for students who have visual impairments.
How to improve critical thinking and spatial relationships with number lines.
How to choose computer mouse hardware and software for people with low vision that use assistive technology.
The fourth and final installment in this series describes a methodology for increasing reading speed.
A TVI and her students share their experiences with Playgrounds.
A VI advisory on an MIT sponsored site that teaches Calculus
Take care of your virtual dog while learning to listen, problem-solve and sequence!
Learn how Google Maps can assist you when filling out your TVI/COMS logs!

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