Assistive Technology

Planning tech goals? What should your student know by 5th grade and by high school?
This article looks at the ins and outs of using a Freedom Scientific Focus refreshable braille display with iOS devices.
Does your student have the tech skills required for editing documents, finding misspelled words and correcting punctuation errors?
"Turning the visual world into an audible experience."
In this post, we will look at the new update to the TextGrabber app, explore its new features, and determine which populations would benefit most from its use.
Here is a another way for students with low vision to view what is on the board.
In this article, I look at three web applications to try to assess how usable they might be for people with visual impairments.
Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning, and what each site can offer the reader.
What can YOUR class do with Make Makey kits?
Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goal for technology.
Pixar's Finding Dory is teaching an orientation and mobility skill!
Who should you meet before college classes begin?
A successful college student with low vision shares her experiences about educators telling her that she is 'too high-functioning'.
Looking for clasroom writing activities that everyone can enjoy? Check out these ideas!
Here is an addicting game of 3D Tic Tac Toe
Is your student reading at the same speed as his/her peers?
What can YOU do if your 504/IEP is not being followed?
Fun activities that teach math grid concepts and the help bridge the gap between tactile and digital formats.
Visiting colleges? Here are some important questions to ask!
Help make apps accessible and support those apps that are accessible!
My experience with taking the SBAC test online.
Confused about the terms that screen readers announce?
Need an O&M checklist for teaching how to ride a public bus?
Using TPACK framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goal for technology
Are you getting ready for the SAT? Or are you preparing for the future? Here is my experience with deciding, signing up, and taking the SAT.
What tech skills and concepts do you and your students need to know to be able to complete digital materials and assessments?
Teachers: Follow Bookshare's checklist before school ends so students are ready for a summer reading bonanza.
Taking a college test? See what this successful low vision college student recommends to take with you to the exam!
Governor Morehead School for the Blind shares their first year experiences of taking the new accessible version of the MAP assessments.
A tech savvy user shares his Google accessibility and Chromebook experiences after attending AFB's Training the Trainer.
I had two students take the accessible screen reader version of the MAP test this spring and this is the feedback.
A successful college student with low vision shares her classroom experiences about large print misunderstandings.
Learn how the blind and visually impaired are using Siri on their Apple products to perform a wide variety of tasks independently.
Having trouble finding a favorite post on Paths to Technology? Here are some helpful hints!
Braille Tutor is a new iOS app to learn/practice braille!
A successful low vision student with chronic illness shares why online college classes are beneficial for her.
Learn more about your student's street crossing skills with this rainy day activity!
Is your Internet page visually cluttered? Try using the Reader feature!
A successful college student with low vision shares her experiences with accommodations for her SOL assessments - state's standardized tests.
A successful college student with low vision shares how she steams from her device to her TV screen to reduce eye fatigue.
Have motor issues? Some of the Blindfold games have the option of playing at a slow speed, enabling students with motor disabilities to be successful.
A successful college student with low vision shares how colored paper effect her reading.
Does your student love animal sounds? Use this adorable app to teach basic VoiceOver gestures!
Thinking about purchasing a 3D printer to benefit students who are visually impaired?
A successful college student with low vision shares her experiences with ACT accommodations.
Road Rally ideas with visually impaired navigators!
A successful college student with low vision reviews the Amazing Echo Dot and shares how she uses this tech in her college dorm.
Why I can see some materials and not others - insight from a successful college student who has low vision.

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