Tech Ideas

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Office Lens Commands and Software Updates for Screen Readers

Office Lens is available on iOS, Android and Windows 10.
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Free Hadley Tutorial Videos

Hadley has created short video tutorials covering iOS, Apple Watch, Mac, Abacus, and more!
JAWS Support of Chrome 70

JAWS issue with Chrome 70 release

Having trouble navigating the combo boxes when using the Chrome Browser?
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Braille and Born Digital Curriculum: A Survey Opportunity

YOU can make a difference! Share your experiences and accessibility challenges of the 'born digital' educational materials through this survey!
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New Narrator Guide

Learn what is new with the latest release of Narrator!
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New Voice Access for Android

Use your voice to access your Android phone - hands free!
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Survey on Braille Readers and Digital Instructional Materials

Please take a few minute to complete this critical survey!
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Introduction to Blindfold Games: Video

Which Blindfold game is your favorite?
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FEMA Emergency Test: October 3, 2018

ALL U.S cell phones will receive a Presidential Alert text message.
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Tactile 3D printed classroom maps

The University of South Florida is creating tactile classroom maps for students with visual impairments!
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Typeability again!

Typeability is an effective, useful and engaging keyboarding program that teaches operating system navigation and keyboard shortcuts.
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Mojave: New Operating System for Mac

Here are new features and accessibility review of the new macOS.
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Brailliant BI14: Refreshable Braille Display/Notetaker

Looking for a small braille display for young children?
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ShortCuts App: New Feature in iOS 12

A Shortcut is a method or route that reduces time or energy.
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Computing Students with a Disability: Mentoring & Internship

Access Computing provides mentoring and funding for career development activities for students with disabilities who are studying computing-related fields.
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MATT Connect Updates

If you are using a MATT Connect, check out these new features and the Skills Checklist!
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iOS 12 Accessibility and New Features

Learn more about iOS 12 before updating!
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Join.Me a Screen Sharing iPad App Video

Join.Me is a screen sharing app that enables a low vision student to view what is on the board.
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Google Classroom and Braille Note Touch Bug?

Please share any recent issues with Google Classroom and Braille Note Touch.
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Computing Internship: Sean Mealin

Expand your experiences through summer internships!