Assistive Technology

Cortona, the personal assistant for Windows 10.
Is technology beneficial in the classroom?
Description of Windows 10 built-in accessibility settings.
Quick reference chart for third-level VoiceOver commands for OS X Yosemite (Mac).
Quick reference chart for second-level VoiceOver commands for OS X Yosemite.
Quick reference chart for first-level VoiceOver commands for Yosemite (Mac).
Low vision features (and more) with OS X Yosemite (Mac).
Information about Duxbury Braille Translator updates for Windows 10.
SAS Flash Cards for iOS enables educators and students to create, learn and share digital flash cards.
SAS Gloss is an iOS annotation app that enables low vision students to write directly on pictures or pdfs.
Blindfold Hopper is a fun, accessible iPhone game that can also teach basic sonification skills.
Here is a group focused on accessibility of Apple products!
The accessible Office Lens app is a scanning app that converts print text into an editable digital text.
Links to two articles listing the best Android Apps for blind and visually impaired.
Learn about the accessibility features on Windows 10.
Video of a blind preschooler and her first three accessible apps.
Learn how to edit using Google Docs and VoiceOver!
Universal design resources for educators.
Can I change my device's settings to display UEB braille?
Learn how to set your technology to display UEB braille.
Looking for materials with UEB braille?
Free accessible books for older students who are beginner readers.
Step-by-step instructions to create our own iBook using the iBook author app
Are online math textbooks really accessible with a screen reader?
Learn how to use Google Docs' built-in OCR.
Looking for a scanner? Check out this portable scanner!
How to set your device to UEB.
Here is one way to convert print to accessible Word documents!
This is a demonstration of how I use the Maps app on an iPhone.
I like to download my books from Bookshare on an SD Card Reader. In this video, I am using a Dell computer and JAWS as I explain how to do this to my TVI.
Geneva shares how she went from, "Day 1 knowing nothing" to learning how to navigate the iPad and then use the iPad for completing writing assignments in about
Students with visual impairments talk about how they use technology.
A blind student's demonstration of using an iPad.
Student review of the email app.
Student review of Pages app.
In this 5-minute video, Samantha, who is a 7th grade girl with albinism, discusses the types of technology she uses.
In this video, a 7th grade student with albinism talks about why she likes the iPhone 6S.
Luisa, a 7th grade student, talks about how she uses assistive technology including using her Braille Sense U2 (Braille Notaker) and her favorite iOS apps.
(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...
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
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.
Accessible iBook was created to explain the color purple to students with visual impairments.
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