Assistive Technology

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.
Answering the who, what, when, where, and why about accessible and environmentally friendly packaging.
The menu key, is a helpful tool for opening a context menu for a program or file. If your keyboard does not have this key, a keyboard shortcut can help.
This is part 1 in a series on the Juliet 120 embosser from Enabling Technologies. Part 1 will focus on the direct translation that is embedded into the unit.
Have students record personal audio QR codes!
A vision teacher/Orientation & Mobility Specialist shares the challenges and rewards of serving VI students enrolled in K-12 virtual schools.
Answering the who, what, when, where, & why about HR 6421- a bill that could help fund a cure for many eye conditions.
"Turning the visual world into an audible experience."
A rising 8th grader and his TVI build self-advocacy skills.
Part of living on campus is being prepared for emergencies - make sure you know your campus alert system.
Everyone has the opportunity and the right to technology, but how has education been changed by this new wave of devices and software?
In honor of World Emoji day 2018, learn about how people with vision impairments type and read emoji.
This students uses all her 'tools in the toolbox' to complete her assignment!
If you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with low vision or blindness, here's why you need a case with your state vision impairment department.
Giddy Up! Using Assistive Technology to watch horse races for people with vision impairments. Tested at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
Lazarrio is a free navigation app similar to Blindsquare and Nearby Explorer. This article will explore the app in more detail.
10 surprising facts about college campus WiFi, from an IT major.
Play Ball! How to use assistive technology to watch MLB baseball games with vision impairment.
O&M tips for students with low vision on navigating school hallways. Practice before the first day of school!
Use your favorite songs to teach braille contractions and tech skills!
Use your own technology for captioning and audio description at Broadway Play with GalaPro.
Visualize spatial relationships between places using a customized pushpin map!
Having trouble seeing things on your Apple computer? Try these easy features!
Including campers with vision impairments in summer day camps. Part of my Summer Fun Series.
Using meaningful pictures and sounds in iPad applications to make cognitive connections and open communication possibilities for a student with CVI.
Help peers learn about a long cane used by students with visual impairments through this free children's book!
All about CLEP exams and how they help in college. Includes free accessibility tested study resources.
Here is a cool magnifier O&M activity using an iPhone!
How do visually impaired people distinguish their clothes?
This article contains information on Quorum, an accessible programing language, as well as other resources & information related to blind programers & coders.
Using tinted glasses to manage chronic migraines and light sensitivity from Chiari Malformation.
Need a simple notification to alert you to your upcoming bus stop?
Creating layers on a digital map to show rooms, then adding a layer to show the routes!
This post will show you how to change the size of desktop icons on Windows computers
Learn more about this free, built-in magnifier available on your iPhone!
How do these apps compare?
Answering the who, what, when, where and why of audio description
Traveling in an unique rural environment? Learn how BlindSquare is being used in unique rural islands in Maine.
Accessible technology is everywhere - including aboard the Research Vessel Neil Armstrong!
Including children with blindness and low vision at children's museums, featuring the Thinkery Museum. Part of the Summer Fun Series.
The iOS version of the BARD mobile app recently underwent some changes. curious what they are? Then read on!
How I use Aira Smart Glasses in college with low vision and how they have helped me travel independently.
A free online library service that helps you learn technology and improve your resume.
Follow Amy as she heads back to sea!
APH has recently released a new math app!
Tips for visiting water parks with a vision impairment. Part of my Summer Fun Series.
Get through TSA screenings in minutes and avoid taking everything out of your carry on for $17 a year.
How to use the Coca-Cola Freestyle App to make it easier to choose and customize drinks.
Information on how to use the annotation app, SAS Gloss to create accessible low vision maps.

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