Assistive Technology

Use this fun app to introduce digital tables to young students!
Screen sharing is not always an option. Try using an external camera to view the front of the room and board!
Here is a fun acorn lesson plan - perfect to do before Back-to-School Night!
What can TVIs learn from this survey?
In the final post of the note-taking series, demonstrations of scanning and note-taking applications for the Android environment are provided.
An awesome volunteer opportunity, learn how to describe YouTube videos for the blind with YouDescribe.
Encouraging a student to independently learn more and explore her tech!
Quest, an application for creating text game adventures
A review of 5 of the most common screen readers for persons who may know little about screenreaders but need some insights.
Accessible version of the Little Puppy is Lost book.
Expanding your O&M lessons with this fun activity for non-traditional O&M students.
Quick and easy self-calculating data sheets
The Control F find shortcut in Word is a useful way for JAWS users to navigate long word documents, especially if they use a refreshable braille display.
How I use the Brainfuse app with low vision to help me with my physics homework. A free resource from my local library!
Fun activities that apply coding and engineering concepts using simple robots, part 2.
Fun activities to apply coding and engineering concepts using simple robots.
How and why I request certain paper sizes for different document types, and my preferred types of paper as a student with low vision.
Picture in a Flash uses special paper & heat to create raised line drawings. This article outlines the basics of the process and operation of the machine.
Challenge your students with this fun activity only requires plastic cups, a couple of command cards and brain power!
3D printed resources for teachers of students with visual impairments!
In previous posts, we've looked at a variety of Braille Displays. In the final installment, we are going to highlight the Braille XL from HIMS.
The free and easy way to use Google Meet to Screen Share
In this post I describe and present video demonstrations of the use of various types of styluses with the Noteshelf 2 and PDF Expert apps for the iPad.
Can you believe everything you read online? Teach your students how to protect themselves!
Solve these fun and accessible digital crossword puzzles!
Using To-Do with a screen reader.
How I talk to my college suite mates about my vision loss, disability, and chronic illness.
Having problems? Check out these tips!
Is your class using Google Classrooms?
This is part two of the Screen Reader for Low Vision Students series.
A tutorial on effective file management using the "Save As" command; a step by step process is presented.
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.