Assistive Technology

A brief examination of research that explores the relationship between self-determination and computer aided instruction (CAI).
You've probably known for a while that you could make your own Alexa skills, but did you know how easy it can be?
Consider introducing your potential or emerging braille reader to a refreshable Braille Display!
ten things to know about going to college with a blindness cane and learning to use a cane in college.
Try these tried and true tips when learning VoiceOver gestures or when teaching students/adults 3-finger gestures.
My student is low vision, why should he/she be introduced to a screen reader?
This is the third tutorial in a series on learning to play the piano.
When is too much magnification detrimental? Is there an alternative?
Try these tried and true tips when learning VoiceOver gestures or when teaching students/adults 2-finger gestures.
Another tutorial in the piano series for students who are visually impaired or blind.
Sonokids, the creators of the Ballyland iPad apps, have broadened out into PC software with their new Ballyland Keyboarding program! Here's a sneak peek!
Try these tried and true tips when learning VoiceOver gestures or when teaching students/adults 1-finger VoiceOver gestures.
This adorable robot can be programmed to move, spin, talk, and play games!
Seeing two of everything can be overwhelming. Here are ten things that I do to help minimize the effects of my double vision, and why.
More coding challenges using the Sphero Ball bot and the CodeSnaps app!
Teach self-advocacy skills with this Help Menu lesson!
Students, let your voice be heard! Please participate in this screen reader survey.
Try this picture technology as a fun way to take a break from keeping eyes fixated on a screen.
Take a quick glimpse of these charts using your ears. What???
Not a perfect speller/typist? Learn how to use this spell checker tool!
This is the second tutorial in a series on learning to play the piano.
This installment is about the 5th generation of the Focus Blue series from Freedom Scientific (Vispero).
Editing without router buttons!
This is the first tutorial in a series on learning to play the piano.
Use the SAS Graphics Accelerator to access planet data and determine which planet is suitable for human life.
Review your knowledge using tactile charts and apply this knowledge to accessible digital charts!
Print a 3D tactile representation of the iOS virtual rotor!
Methodology for teaching piano to the visually impaired, include ear training and hand muscle memory.
Connect with these YouTube vloggers who share about their visual diagnosis and how it impacts their vision.
How and why I use high contrast themes on my Windows 10 computer at my internship with low vision.
Help this robotic mouse find his cheese!
In the third and final installment in this series, we will look at apps and services for screen sharing.
Where does the national shortage of TVIs and schools merge brilliantly? The answer is quite simply, Career Day!
Experiences and suggestions for teaching keyboarding to Pre-K and early elementary BVI students in a group class (computer lab)setting.
UEB Online’s new Braille mathematics program introduces students to Braille mathematical symbols and expressions.
Teach coding concepts using familiar stories. Learning to separate 'turn' and 'move forward' commands.
The Refreshabraille 18 has a unique feature that allows users to flip the braille display, enabled with a quick shortcut.
It's alive! A behind-the-scenes look at how your favorite bookstore books get converted to accessible formats.
Building mental maps starts with room familiarization and then then the world!
A digital accessible book for emerging/young readers!
In this 2nd of 3 posts on the topic, two iOS note-taking apps are compared, and the pros and cons of each are discussed.
In the first of three posts on this topic, the use of two note-taking applications for iOS devices is discussed.

 No coding experience necessary!  Participants will learn about at least three unplugged coding activities.
April 2, and 3, 2020

Do you enjoy playing and creating music on a keyboard? Check this out!
Need image descriptions to Bookshare books? Here's how!
How I take selfies with my friends using assistive technology. Great for smartphone users!
Learn how to access podcasts on your preferred device!
This article is the second in a three part series featuring ways for students to access classroom materials at a distance.