Best Practices

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My talk from a Future Date virtual conference about what I wish I learned about Assistive Technology before starting college: a 15 minute video for all!
A list of skills and concepts I wish I learned and developed about assistive technology prior to starting college with low vision.
4to24 is a resource for parents of children and youth who are blind or have low vision and are between the ages of 4 and 24 years.
Quickly convert the color-by-number or color-by-shape worksheets into accessible tactile graphic worksheets.
Make videos and movies easier to see for students with visual impairments with these tips.
A video tutorial for students on how to take notes in class using Word and JAWS and how to organize these notes.
Continue building math numeracy with fun tactile characters (animals and objects) and counting skills.
The under-utilized tool for students with visual impairments and/or blindness.
You can add Braille Font to your iOS device - including importing braille font to apps like GoodNotes!
Build a mental map and full understanding of the ribbon using these activities!
Event summary and resource list for my West Virginia AER talk on July 7, 2021 about going to college with vision loss.
This Eagle Scout Project includes guidelines for creating accessible maps and map examples.
Terrific resource explaining CVI designed for gen ed staff training!
Build beginning math skills with simple to create - and share - shape-related graphics worksheets!
A video tutorial for students to create an effective agenda, organize months, dates, times and events.
Immersive Reader, a reading tool, is now available in Outlook Desktop, Teams mobile, OneDrive and SharePoint!
Love your job but hate the paperwork? Here are handouts and forms just for you!
Preparing students for college success through Envision, a series of videos by Dany Acosta!
Build those preschool & early elementary skills with simple to create - and share - Mazes using the GoodNotes app and a tactile graphics machine.
Helpful tips for embossing using a tactile graphics machine.
Best practices when creating metro maps!
Get to know each student's preferred learning style while introducing self-advocacy concepts with this student survey!
Learn how I outline research papers with OneNote, a free Microsoft Office application that is available across many devices and supports AT.
Start the school year off with this friendly accessible ice breaker activity!
How to quickly create tactile iPad overlays using a tactile graphics machine, how to add sim braille, and how to add print and braille.
Step-by-step tutorial on how to quickly and easily create digital images to run through a PIAF or Swell machine.
Making charts, graphs and maps on websites and mobile apps accessible!
Find the right Mac VoiceOver tutorial for you!
Tips for disabled students experiencing academic ableism, bullying, or discrimination in the classroom, from a student with low vision.
Touch the Universe with these 3D printed materials from NASA and its Chandra and Hubble telescopes!
A variety of tools that enable students to create tactile images and diagrams.
Wondering how to get started with introducing young students to accessible digital math skills?
Using fun manipulatives to introduce and teach greater than/less than and graphing math skills to students K-3.
Use Microsoft Word templates to create quick and easy digital files for PIAF and Swell machines.
Turning satellite images into sounds!
Spatial Tech Standards are unique to students who are blind or low vision; learn how to teach these foundational skills to young students!
How to request accessible copies of textbooks in college for students with visual impairments and print disabilities.
It's all about the teaching method! Simple apps can be used to support critical thinking skills!

#26 in the CVI for the TVI webinar series

Tengo Baja Vision and Tengo Baja Vision VR are two low vision simulation apps for iOS and Android.
Step-by-step instructions and best practices when creating a non-visual digital map for students who are blind or low vision.
80+ tactile graphic images for geoscience education!
Here is a fun way to practice the read/pause tech commands and listening comprehension skills!
Multi-week lesson ideas for introducing a second grade student to audio graphs.
Understanding the spatial layout when regrouping and carrying in additional and subtraction problems using a digital game.
Strategies for creating the perfect customized university maps for students who are blind or low vision.
Using a tactile overlay to reinforce the table format in the digital Math Melodies game, Absolute Positions.
Two quick and easy methods to create simple iPad overlays of screens with rows, grids, tables, etc. designed to develop spatial skills.
Introducing tactile and digital math skills through a progression of models, tactile graphics, and digital activities using the Add or Delete iOS game.

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