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This blog provides guidance for TVIs who will have a student in elementary science.
This blog provides practical steps to prepare for a student with Visual Impairment entering a middle school life science class.
This blog includes practical advice including adapted materials necessary for the TVI working with a student in middle school science.
This is a description of how to adapt the APH Periodic Table in order to indicate tactually the major element groups.
What tactile math skills should be taught before transitioning to math activities in a digital format?
Here is a list of A-Z terms that cover common assistive technology terms used for low vision tools.
This blog provides the TVI with practical advice as to equipment, models, and tools to prepare for a student who will be in a High School Biology class.
Are your students using the Epic! app - it is accessible!
APH produces useful and concise instructional videos.
Providing magnification in science (particularly of specimens) proves invaluable for low vision students.
Tips to adapt animal dissection for students who are visually impaired.
Different techniques and resources to make easy raised-line drawings for students who are blind and visually impaired.
Tips for using a microscope with students who are blind or visually impaired.
Escape room activities are a fun way to develop team-building and other skills. This post describes an O&M-themed escape room activity.
Here is a sneak peak at two future refreshable braille displays that will be available through APH!
Practice braille contractions while reading about Noelle the cat!
This post describes the use of "escape room" activities to develop team-building and other skills in a fun context.
An overview of steps to take to prepare for working in a high school class with a chemistry student who is blind or visually impaired
Ways for students to customize their college Blackboard website so it's easier to see and actually helps with learning and studying.
Phonetic Announcement is both a useful feature and an annoying one
A curriculum for a basic middle to high school computer course
Basic Windows keyboard shortcuts that have been most helpful for quickly and efficiently teaching BVI k-12 students to navigate and use Windows

This webinar will provide a brief introduction to Active Learning

What math-related tech skills should we be teaching now?
Teaching students decision making for safe and healthy living.

CVI for the TVI webinar series: Judy Endicott

Sol shares his experiences of living with tunnel vision in his interesting and funny video.
Which is the most appropriate term?
Create a tactile telescope model that students with visual impairments can feel and explore!
TVIs, we need YOUR feedback about math skills/activities for K-3rd students.
The Novel Effect app adds sound effects to APH's tactile book!

From Hospital to Home: Using Early Visual Functioning to Support Families

Why every Android user with low vision needs the Google Lens app, and how I use it several times a day.
This VoiceOver lesson covers the Rotor.
Bring reading to life with Novel Effect app!
Use the hundreds chart to teach students to find the missing number.
How to use the Zoom magnifier on iOS and iPad OS with low vision. Includes an overview of Zoom settings and how they are used.
Use this simple template to share your student's needs with general ed teachers!

CVI for the TVI webinar series: Judy Endicott

Turn your emerging braille student into a braille wizard!
Assistive technology considerations for people who have fluctuating eyesight or changing vision.
Coding concept games are navigating through a maze; how can students with visual impairments access digital mazes?
Most of the information we receive from the universe is invisible to the human eye. This post will get you started learning about electromagnetic radiation
Four areas to work on in 2020!
Do you have New Year's Tech Resolutions?
Transition advice and resources from successful college students who are blind!
Practice reading comprehension skills with this fun twist on the "Twas the Night Before Christmas" poem.
Here are ten questions to ask when changing your college major, and what to do after changing your major, from someone who did it three times.
A basic, step by step approach to creating Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations using JAWS for the blind and visually impaired.
Introduction to a GLAS and the first in an exciting series of accessible, hands-on astronomy-related posts!

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