Assistive Technology

A new way to get tech support with the Be My Eyes App and Microsoft Disability Answer Desk.
Match the animal with his home!
Play Hide and Seek with Peep and his friends!
This is the 2nd of a two-part series on AT Assessment. This installment contains resources, tips and tricks to help you conduct a meaningful AT Assesessment.
Use this accessible iBook to introduce students to different types of clouds.
Download this free, accessible beach experience book!
Interactive scavenger hunt app for your smart phone or tablet!
Tough Boris is a mean, greedy old pirate - tough as nails, through and through. Or is he? You will love this richly adapted version of the book!
A guide to state vocational rehabilitation services for students with vision impairments. Great for soon-to-be college students!
Hello from the Dark Side! How to handle power outages on campus and in college dorms. Save this post before you need it.
Use this app to assess basic functional vision, contrast sensitivity and visual motor skills!
This article features an overview of a new online typing program from Accessibyte called Typio Online.
A student with low vision demonstrates how to scan and edit classroom materials; and, watch as he creates a digital graph.
Robert Taylor of Kansas State School for the Blind provides a three-part videos training on getting your iPad ready for your student with visual impairments.
Brian Charlson demonstrates a variety of devices that provide the capability of accessing books via speech, large print, or braille.
Ike Presley talks about the world of assistive technology and walks us through a range of assistive technology options for choosing the right tool.
In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind.
In this webcast, Wendy Buckley summarizes various tools and software that can be used with a SMART Board and describes how they work.
KanLovKids webcast presents a basic overview of low vision devices: hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters.
This is a time-saving way to keep a running record of each student's progress!
Here is an IEP goal for choosing the correct tech for the task.
Free ways to identify US currency for the visually impaired.
Step-by-step instructions on how to create an accessible bar chart in the Pages app.
YOU can create a simple table with accessible pictures!
Activities for teaching braille and other concepts through songs and videos.
Planning to O&M route using public transportation? Check out these tips!
Lost your phone? Five free ways to find it using technology. Works for all types of smartphones and non-smartphones too!
This article is one of a two-part series on AT assessment. This installment outlines reasons to conduct AT assessments & the components of such an assessment.
A great document/web reader for students with vision impairments and dyslexia that has Bookshare integration.
Eight free Amazon Alexa skills related to art that teach art history and practical art skills. Great for budding artists!
How to make yearbooks and yearbook signing accessible for visually impaired students.
Interested in understanding or sharing about color blindness?
How I created a large print music binder with 80+ songs for pep band.
Check out these educational apps designed for students age 4+.
Learn all about the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the soldiers who guard it!
How I educate my friends about my conditions and issues related to disability without scaring them.
Not all apps will rotate with your device as your rotate it, but some apps can help you force this to happen!
This article highlights instructional strategies to improve touch typing for students with visual impairments.
Feelif Draw is a fun tool that enables students who are blind to draw in colors!
Looking for activities to improve your students' graphics literacy skills?
Are you looking for an accessible spelling game?
Read my winning piece for the 10 Ideas Student Policy writing competition sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute.
Five tools that eliminate distractions and let readers focus on content. Can be used in the classroom or with assistive technology.
This post highlights a useful app that addresses one of the APH MATT Connect / Humanware Connect 12's slight software issues with screen rotation.
Using pictures - with alt text descriptions - to learn about information that is not spelled out.
Check out this accessible math resource!
This tutorial provides a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities, including visual impairment.
Dr. Yue-Ting Siu, will provide a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities, including visual impairment.
This tutorial discusses how personal development and skill grow and change, and how a student's AT grows and changes with him.
Strategies for TVIs on how tech can streamline our work, school and lives!

Pages