Assistive Technology

Answering the Who, What, When, Where, and Why of the Cogswell-Macy Act
The wining European social innovative game that allows all the blind and visually impaired and normal sighted children to play together.
Strategies for teaching a resistant student how to use the Bluetooth paired with an iPad with VoiceOver.
Here is a game to reinforce O&M cardinal direction skills!
A (positive!) letter to all of my teachers
Recognizing the students who go unnoticed or undiagnosed.
No Internet? No problem! Learn how to use Google Maps offline!
Sprint and KNFB partnered to provide free app!
Interested in being an accessibility tester? Learn more about it!
Thank YOU for supporting Bookshare!
How I use Quizlet, a free study app that supports large print and screen readers.
How can YOU and your district ensure better accessibility?
Tips for participating in science fairs with low vision.
Tips for managing dysgraphia in classroom settings - elementary school to college.
How I create Custom Skills at No Cost for my Amazing Alexa, Phone, and more - no programming experience necessary.
Need to make a turkey for Thanksgiving this year? There's an app for that! This article is a quick rundown and review of the Butterball app for iOS.
How to talk to politicians and elected officials at events.
My experiences voting with a vision impairment in the 2016 and 2017 elections.
Watch a video about how I use assistive technology produced by Microsoft.
Are you a blind adventurer or creator?
There are over 70 accessible Blindfold games - here is how you can help support additional educational games!
Experience first-hand what your student might be experiencing with this behavior activity!
No Home button? There must be some new VoiceOver gestures!
The iPhone X is now available - want to know more about it?
Eight items every student must know so they can self-advocate.
Common stereotypes or misconceptions about students with IEPs, demystified.
When your students have 65 Untitled Documents in their Google Drive, how will they find that math assignment to turn in?
TVIs - here are some features you and your students need to know!
Some of my most awful experiences as a student with low vision, summed up in six words or less.
Because food poisoning and the flu don't care if you have exams.
When general education teachers give a student a regular sized print worksheet, what is he or she supposed to do? The Fill and Sign app provides a way!
This post gives instructions and resources on how to download and install larger mouse cursors for low vision users.
Here is an easy way for braille users to type on your iPhone!
Here is a new tool for producing braille materials quickly!
iPad tools for low vision students: E-Drawing, E-Book Reader, Desktop Publishing, Multi-Purpose E-Learning
Making sheet music accessible for students with vision impairments using Publisher or PowerPoint.
We asked for it and here it is! An exciting new educational app designed for young students who are visually impaired or blind!
Need help with Facebook? Use the Navigation Assistant!
Ten tips for ensuring Powerpoint Presentations are accessible for people with disabilities from the start.
Participate in the field testing of this wonderful graphic literacy curriculum!
My favorite Twitter accounts about low vision and blindness.
Including delegates with low vision in Model United Nations conferences for middle and high school.
It seems like now-a-days everything is going digital. So much of what we do as TVIs lives online. Another way to streamline our workload is to go paperless!
Should you mention your disability when applying to college? Here's how I did it - and still got into my top choice college.
Five not-so-secret things your IEP case manager isn't telling you, from a college student who had an IEP.
This post will discuss features and accessibility of 1Password for iOS.
Balancing security and accessibility, an IT major's guide to improving your passwords.

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