Assistive Technology

Which is faster - Abacus or paper?
October 15 is White Cane Day - here is a poem that celebrates white canes!
Learn how the Audio Astroid game teaches O&M concepts!
Step-by-step video tutorial series for educators, students and families!
Looking for a beginning braille letter app for young students?
Results and recommendations are now available!
This video introduces to apps that teach/reinforce VoiceOver gestures.
What formats work best and why?
Step-by-step video tutorial series for educators, students and families!
Cool podcasts for kids - including educational podcasts and activities!
Everything you need to know about the Braille Note Touch!
Detailed lesson plans for STEAM activities using CodeSnaps app and Sphero robotic ball!
Are you having trouble answering calls? Check this accessibility setting.
Learn how to meet with vendors, network with colleagues, and sit in on inspiring presenters - all as if you were meeting face-to-face!
Learn about lighthouses with this book and map lesson!
Ten essential technology skills that every student needs for taking virtual online and hybrid classes in college, from someone who has taken over 40!
Part 2 in an O&M concept development series.
Follow Sadie, a beginner reader with CVI through a series of lessons!
Final thoughts about ECC skills.
Learn about the 13 Colonies - written resources and a non-visual digital map included!
This blog post will cover some tips for efficient navigation throughout Microsoft Teams
Understanding the road name "circle" may actually represent various other shapes, such as a "U".
Helpful apps for students with learning disabilities - and appropriate for students with visual impairments too!
How to use the free built-in blackboard ally tool to get digital materials in accessible formats for students with print disabilities.
Here is a back to school list of remote O&M instruction ideas!
Creating simple emerging reader books about real items that a preschooler is familiar with and motivated by!
How ObjectiveEd Hybrid Curriculum helps improve skills for students with low vision or blindness.
Farm lesson for elementary students which includes an accessible book, non-visual map, and activities!
What you can do to help alleviate visual fatigue for students who are blind and visually impaired during remote learning.
TVIs shared how they are assisting students during classroom Zoom meetings.
Information, activities and resources - including an accessible non-visual digital map - relating to the Trail of Tears.
Learn about a Vermont farm using a non-visual digital map!

This new technology complements tactile maps.

Have a student who is interested in tractors and big equipment?
Follow Sadie, a beginner reader with CVI through a series of lessons!
Calculate your future with FutureBot!
What do highway numbers mean?
Learn about this app that reinforces braille literacy skills!
Follow Sadie, a beginner reader with CVI, through a series of lessons!
Down on the farm resources!
Emma shares her thoughts about the ECC area of self-determination.
Here is an engaging sight word lesson that can be done in class or remotely!
Helpful accommodations & tools for taking online history classes with low vision, based on my experiences taking 4 online classes in high school & college.
How to make gen ed classroom materials accessible for students with low vision during remote learning.
Create a Wacky Web Tale story and practice the tech commands to navigate to and input text into a text field.
Tactile stories done from a distance can be a challenge.
Emma shares her thoughts about the ECC area of Career Education.
Just released, this app now includes the split tap gesture!
How does a hybrid or distancing learning curriculum platform work for Orientation and Mobility?
Have you tried this portable document camera as a remote instruction tool and/or magnifying device for students with low vision?