Assistive Technology

Siu shares a range of tips related to building a community of practice, identifying resources in the field and staying calm in the face of technology issues.
"Howard and the Amazing Eye Exam" is an interactive e-book to that prepares young children for visit to the eye doctor.
Explore emerging technologies for the digital classroom, including image and video description, as well as multimodal data displays.
This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills.
In this webcast Yue-Ting discusses the challenges and critical thinking needed to evaluate new technologies while making decisions based on student needs.
This presentation focuses on the Recreation and Leisure area of the Expanded Core Curriculum through the use of common technology and assistive devices.
This course will address current tools to access multimedia content, and ways to integrate technology into a student’s workflow in the classroom.
The workshop teaches participants how to use Bookshare resources and tools so that teachers can provide timely access to textbooks and print materials.
This tutorial provides strategies involved in conducting an assessment as well as in choosing the right assistive technology tool for the learner.
Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
Teacher-made iBooks: Dolce Word Lists and Literary Braille Code.
This training module demonstrates how to select and use the best iPad apps for students with visual impairments and other disabilities.
This online course offers education specialists the tools necessary to guide and instruct teachers on how to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
This tutorial focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive tech.
Learn about accessibility options in Apple iOS and how to activate them.
This tutorial provides an overview of the SMART Brailler's features and benefits, and how the SMART Brailler can promote braille literacy.
This tutorial presents an in-depth view of how iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments.
The tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and considerations when determining appropriate print/symbol size.
This training module demonstrates adaptive devices used for communication with individuals who are deafblind, or who have both hearing and visual impairments.
There are four webcasts included in this training that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students.
This part 2 of 2 tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities.
This part 1 of 2 tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities.
This training module demonstrates teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with with visual impairments access to printed content.
Learn about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification for students with visual impairments.
This webinar offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities.
This webinar offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities.
This webinar teaches viewers about the iOS' accessibility features for users who are blind or visually impaired.
This webinar presents an overview of SMART Brailler's features and benefits.
The webinar presents how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
This webinar focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive tech.
Dominic Gagliano and Greg Stilson from HumanWare present information on assistive technology options to promote communication for people who are deafblind.
KanLovKids webcast presents a basic overview of low vision devices: hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters.
This webinar presents various assistive technology products that have been developed for individuals who are deafblind.
Explore the exciting new innovations and cutting-edge technology that promise to make scientific inquiry more accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired.   Electronic...
In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind.
Ike Presley talks about the world of assistive technology and walks us through a range of assistive technology options for choosing the right tool.
Brian Charlson demonstrates a variety of devices that provide the capability of accessing books via speech, large print, or braille.
In this webcast, Wendy Buckley summarizes various tools and software that can be used with a SMART Board and describes how they work.
Audio Description (AD) is a voiceover narrative that makes visual experiences accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired. AD can be used to enhance television, movies, media, museums,...
Material in this section is specific to teaching individuals who are blind or visually impaired how to use certain assistive devices. General Resources Evaluation and Assessment...
This page is a collection of information on a range of vendors and some of the major brands of assistive technology devices for people who are blind or visually impaired.  This is not a comprehensive...
AppleVis This site is designed to empower users of Apple products who are blind or visually impaired.  This includes the range of Mac computers, iPads, iPhones, iPods, and related applications...
On this page you will find online training for assistive technology for individuals with visual impairments. Some of the training is geared toward users who are blind or visually impaired, while...
The resources listed on this page focus on assistive technology for individuals with low vision.
This page provides links to guidelines and resources related to information technology and accessibility for individuals with visual impairments. ALT-VI: Access to Literacy through Technology for...
Assistive technology includes devices and software used by those with impairments of one type or another.
This webinar presents an introduction to the Braille Mini.
Assessment and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the implications for teachers of students with visual impairments (TVIs) and others working with students who are blind or visually impaired.

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