Assistive Technology

Introduction to Blindfold Games with a testimonial
Vermont: 2 day workshop - August 23 & 24. In-depth training on how to use technology to enable independent travel in real-world contexts.
Students with visual impairments and blindness apply their O&M skills and learn about new navigation technology and through an engineering project.
Students with visual impairments and blindness learned to advocate and access PowerPoint presentations during the NC State Engineering VIB Camp.
Get my opinions on Apple's latest iOS release, and learn about some of the exciting features that are to come next fall!
How to use SAS Gloss, an annotation app, to complete kindergarten coloring worksheets and fill-in-the blank assignments for students with low vision.
This tutorial describes how Audio Supported Reading can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy.
My guide on some tips and tricks to help make you travels much easier.
Activities for a high school student with traumatic brain injury, including learning to visually identify letters and objects for functional life skills.
This tutorial provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
A totally blind student with multiple disabilities learning to write using an iPad and refreshable braille display.
This video demonstrates a student using UEB math on a BrailleNote Touch.
This webinar describes how Audio Supported Reading can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy.
BrailleNote Touch: Student being introduced to calibrating, navigating and word processor.
All of the latest rumors and speculations of what we can expect to see this year at Apple's developer's conference.
Digital books and teacher-created materials and resources shared on Paths to Technology website.
Some "must know" tips before starting college
Teaching students with visual impairments and blindness to take photos of tactile graphics to show proof of their graphs.
First experiences with the new BrailleNote Touch.
Instructions on how to post on the Paths to Technology website.
Diane Brauner provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
Speak screen feature is an iOS option that will read the text on the screen out loud.
Learn some tips and tricks on how to stay secure in our ever more tech reliant world.
Information on how students with visual impairments can become actively involved on the Paths to Technology website.
Many Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS) have been incorporating audio IOS games into O&M lessons.
There are many resources out there for visually impaired/blind people. Here are just a few that I enjoy, and work for me.
A review of the iPhone SE
Introduction to Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
In this post, you will learn how students can access math materials digitally on a Windows computer using the NVDA screen reader.
On Monday, March 21st, Apple had their spring event which was entitled “Let Us Loop You In.” At this event, they did just that with the introduction of new Apple Watch bands. In this post, I will...
Exercising the right to vote using accessible voting machines for people who are blind, visually impaired or with other disabilities
You will use an assortment of the tools and materials described in the book and on video clips to fabricate 8 assistive technology solutions.
You are in the market for a new phone, tablet, or computer, but which one do you get? Do you get the new one with all of the latest features, or do you get the old one and save yourself a few hundred...
For a huge majority of Americans, Internet access is not that difficult to obtain.
High School student with low vision demonstrates using Tinkercad.
A blind high school student's three favorite apps: Google Drive, JAWS and Adobe DC.
Information about earbuds and bone conducting headphones for students with visual impairments.
Listening activity for students with low vision.
For those of you who don’t know, MWC (Mobile World Congress) took place last week in Barcelona. At this event, many companies showed off products from phones, VR, and much more. In this post, I want...
Review of the Color App for Chrome Books.
Information about a screen reader extension for Google Chrome.
Tips on using interactive stories on an iPad to teach children who are blind or visually impaired to use VoiceOver and Refreshable Braille Displays
Introducing chord commands to Layla, a preschooler using an iPad paired with a refreshable braille display.
Ideas on how to motivate a student with visual impairments and blindness to use a Bluetooth keyboard commands.
A TVI shares her experiences on starting a four year old on an iPad with a refreshable braille display.
Tips and guidelines on using an iPad as part of a Functional Vision Assessment / Learning Media Assessment (FVA/LMA) with children with visual impairments
(Excerpts from Introduction to iPad Accessibility Features for Blind and Low Vision Students manual and from the iPad Accessibility Settings manual © 2014 SAS Institute Inc. Cary, NC USA written by...
A systematic and effective approach on how to teach VoiceOver on the iPad to students with visual impairments and blindness (VIB).
High school student with low vision discusses his favorite iOS apps.

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