Assistive Technology

Learn more about ten artists from history that had suspected or confirmed vision impairment, and how their eyesight influenced their work.
Increase functional vision and visual motor skills with this fun app for young children!
Here is a fun activity that also teaches magnification and zoom skills!
This hands on workshop will discuss and demonstrate over 75 different assistive technology solutions that can be created in minutes!
The Orbit Reader 20 is in demand and available from APH using Federal Quota.
Status bar layout change and VoiceOver Pop features
The 06 Smart bluetooth Remote is a great addition to an iPad using VoiceOver.
The final article in the Juliet 120 series will continue our focus on settings on the unit.
With little notice to me, school administrators decided to offer Web Design as a course at our Visually Impaired School. A brief narrative of survival:
Information about uploading and downloading documents from Google Docs or Google Drive.
Copy and paste using the terminal clipboard on the BrailleSense Polaris.
A quick way to use Text to Speech when reading on the iPad.
Create customized digital counting activities in the Pages app!
A beginner's guide to using VoiceOver, no prior technology skills or sight required.
This is Part 3 in a series on the Juliet 120 embosser from Enling Technologies. Part 3 2ill continue our focus on settings on the unit.
Learn about accessible digital graphing with the Braille Note Touch!
O&M lesson ideas to prepare for traveling with a dog.
The Accelerator makes digital charts and graphs accessible! Learn more about accessibility options here.
The Accelerator makes digital charts and graphs accessible! Step-by-step instruction to using the Accelerator.
This annotation app enables you to ERASE unwanted items!
Learn how to use the Compass app while running VoiceOver!
Turn your O&M lesson into a Treasure Hunt! (Joanne Kennedy)
Teaching "mental mapping" skills to a young student with albinism.
O&M resources are more than just tactile maps - check out this digital book/pdf that reinforces O&M concepts for a vocational student.
Learn how to create O&M books to help your student with memory issues learn his/her routes!
Does your student really understand measurement terms such as feet?
Here is an O&M lesson to help you get started with BlindSquare using VoiceOver.
Have you tried this NEW Blindfold App?
Using Pictello, an iPad, the P.I.A.F. and braille to create an O&M book for a 2 year old child who is totally blind child.
Using Google Earth to explore area and build a mental map.
Teach visual discrimination skills for students 3-8 developmentally with this fun app!
Increase visual skills for students who are developmentally 3- 7 years of age with this fun app!
An iBook created by a student to share with her teacher and class about the technology she uses to access her the regular ed. curriculum.
Give it a spin and bring animals to life with sounds, mini-movies and fun facts!
How a seemingly small gesture opened my mind to how I needed to learn and changed my experience of learning and learning media.
How I use PicsArt, a free photo editing app, to simulate my vision impairment so people understand what I see.
This is part two in a series on the Juliet 120 embosser from Enling Technologies. Part two will focus on the menus and settings on the unit.
Using free assistive technology resources to make primary sources accessible for vision impairment.
Information for general education teachers who will have a student with visual impairments or blindness in his/her class.
The second article in this series will focus on Creating Tactile Graphics with Firebird Software.
The Colorscape app allows you to turn any picture on your camera roll into a digital coloring page. I review the pros, cons and accessibility of this app.
What's new with Android 9.0 Accessibility Settings, also known as Android Pie.
Learn how to make your Facebook posts accessible!
This is a terrific app for young children with low vision or no vision!
WORKSHOP CANCELLED. How to successfully introduce iOS technology and to teach tech skills to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students with VIB.
This workshop will focus on how to successfully introduce iOS technology and to teach tech skills to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students with VIB.
Learn more about dyslexia and low vision friendly fonts for accessible materials.
The right click context menu keyboard shortcut is one of the most powerful and flexible VI keyboard shortcuts .
BrailleSense Polaris Series #1: Learn strategies for teaching students Word processing on the BrailleSense Polaris.
An easy to use and create test for screen reader accessibility in Word. Navigation through the test is by Tab and Shift Tab only.

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