Expanded Core Curriculum

Fall-themed spider activities for various ages and goals!
Demo of using the updated Split View feature in iOS 15 with VoiceOver
Carl interviews Ms. Robin Tueting, a goal ball medalist and an O&M instructor at Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.
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.
Blind people need PowerPoints too!
Review of the most popular accessible OCR apps.
A video tutorial for students on how to take notes in class using Word and JAWS and how to organize these notes.
Jose interviews Gary O'Donoghue, British journalist who is currently working for BBC News in Washington, D.C.
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.
James interviews Ms. Melody Goodspeed who holds a bachelor's in communications from George Mason University and works for AFB's Resource Development.
Build beginning math skills with simple to create - and share - shape-related graphics worksheets!
Immersive Reader, a reading tool, is now available in Outlook Desktop, Teams mobile, OneDrive and SharePoint!
Start the school year with a daily journal activity!
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!
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.
Card game to practice greater than, less than and equals!
Step-by-step tutorial on how to quickly and easily create digital images to run through a PIAF or Swell machine.
Find the right Mac VoiceOver tutorial for you!
A variety of tools that enable students to create tactile images and diagrams.
Cheyenne interviews Sajja Koirala a PhD Communication student at Hawaii Univsersity who is involved in accessibility and audio description.
Spatial Tech Standards are unique to students who are blind or low vision; learn how to teach these foundational skills to young students!
Expanded Core and STEAM includes art activities!
It's all about the teaching method! Simple apps can be used to support critical thinking skills!
Ways you can prepare your O&M student for flying.
Madison interviews Sharon Strzalkowski who has a bachelor's degree in French & Linguistics, and is working part time as an information coordinator.
Follow digital streets and explore customized tags in this fully accessible map app!
Verbal descriptions bring art to life!
This is a lively followup discussion on distance learning.
A progressive directionality game designed for older O&M students!
Step-by-step instructions and best practices when creating a non-visual digital map for students who are blind or low vision.
Here is a fun way to practice the read/pause tech commands and listening comprehension skills!
A game to practice VoiceOver gestures, braille display commands and/or Bluetooth keyboard commands!
Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo Systems have accessibility features for students with low vision!

A CVI tutorial discussing components of the IEP and advice on how to advocate for your child's needs

A tech savvy high school student who is visually impaired shares tips when writing code using Swift Playgrounds.

Enjoy our virtual conference presentations, with the option to earn Professional Development Points or Continuing Education Credits

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.
Kadyn interviews Ted Galanos, an accessibility analyst testing commercial websites and apps and owns his own consulting company.
Using a tactile overlay to reinforce the table format in the digital Math Melodies game, Absolute Positions.

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