Young Adults Through Seniors

Strategies for introducing an iPhone with VoiceOver to an adult family member who recently lost his/her vision
Computers running Windows offer a highly capable and accessible platform suitable for facilitating virtual learning.
We are sad to say that our month of Meal Kit fun has come to an end... but that doesn't mean our blogging has to! Find out what our next topic will be!!
This blog describes my initial thoughts on the Mantis Q40
Things are heating up!
Whether you have a disability or other debilitating condition,the No Barriers Virtual Summit will help you find opportunity even in the midst of adversity.
A narrative about creating a virtual graduation for a school of the blind and visually impaired
Snap and Read is a browser based tool that has many useful features for the visually impaired, notably CVI, but it is not accessible for blind students.
Try these virtual audio lessons that teach adaptive daily living skills - including basic O&M skills!
Tips on how to set your Zoom sessions to keep them private.
This video tutorial demonstrates how to teach your student to use Screen Recording while using Voiceover
Phonetic Announcement is both a useful feature and an annoying one
Basic Windows keyboard shortcuts that have been most helpful for quickly and efficiently teaching BVI k-12 students to navigate and use Windows
Simple techniques and shortcuts to easily access web content with common browsers and a screen reader.
In spite of vast technological innovation, a significant portion of the BVI populations’ technology use lags significantly behind the general population
Quest, an application for creating text game adventures
A brief examination of research that explores the relationship between self-determination and computer aided instruction (CAI).
Do you enjoy playing and creating music on a keyboard? Check this out!
As an example of the rapid pace of change in technology, a search for instructions using Google Docs revealed some outmoded examples
Remote Desktop Computer Lab Management Software can help create a more enjoyable learning experience for teachers and students
A VI advisory on an MIT sponsored site that teaches Calculus
A solution to the problem of Excel spreadsheets not reading column and row headings for particular cells for the visually impaired
Using HTML numeric representations of numbers, the visually impaired can see colors on web pages.

Dorinda Rife, CLVT, COMS, on the importance of long-term planning and instruction to prepare students with visual impairments for the future.

KanLovKids webcast presents a basic overview of low vision devices: hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes & more.

Answering the Who, What, When, Where and Whys of HR 620-the ADA and Education Reform Act of 2017
5 news apps that are free and accessible for screen readers, magnifiers, and large print. Great for low vision users with print disabilities.
Read Magazines for free with your participating library with RBDigital app and Zinio for Libraries.
How to talk to politicians and elected officials at events.
My experiences voting with a vision impairment in the 2016 and 2017 elections.
The author discusses how connections with teachers and friends have impacted his life as an adult who is blind.
A customer service representative who is blind reflects on his first week working at a new job as a senior customer service representative.
Learning how to use free or unstructured time during a break is an important skill for transition and work readiness.

There are 2 sessions included in this training module on transition planning for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.

The parent of a young adult who is deafblind shares her experience of setting up a project to recycle cans in the community.
A college student who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome discusses his experience with his first phone interview.
A worker who is blind discusses his experience of being promoted in his job, including the obstacles and successes.
A college student with deafblindness shares his thoughts on preparing to meet employers.
It can be challenging to find social or recreational services for individuals with visual impairments, including those who have multiple disabilities or deafblindness.
These tips for working with clients with low vision will help to optimize visual efficiency and independence.
10 Tips for Working with Individuals with Visual Impairments & Additional Disabilities
A college student who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome discusses how he chose his living arrangements and describes what he plans to take to college.
A look at brain-based or neurlogical visual impairment, such as CVI, autism and traumatic brain injury.
Discussion of how to make a decision about career advancement if you're blind and which factors to consider
Tips for people with visual impairments to put others at ease in the workplace regarding blindness and low vision
Tips for individuals who is blind or visually impaired to keep up with changing technology in the workplace
Tips to help individuals who are blind or visually impaired to succeed in a job interview.
This post describes the importance of orientation and mobility skills for youth who are blind in the transition to adult life
Tips for youth who are blind or visually impaired to address their disability with a potential employer
A look at the importance of community involvement for people who are blind or visually impaired

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