Assistive Technology

Here is a new twist on using QR Codes!
Ten words to know before your first IEP meeting sot hat you can be prepared and get the best services as early on as possible!
How to use Snapchat on iPad/iOS with VoiceOver and Zoom enabled.
Five misconceptions about assistive technology. My 200th post!
Blind high school student with multiple disabilities learning how to answer multiple choice questions in iBooks using an iPad and braille display.
The best advice about accommodationsI ever received - Why & how to transition an iEP to a 504 Plan before Graduation.
How to switch from a physical classroom to a virtual class without a lot of drama.
Who can benefit from using a flip phone?
Goodreads is a free and accessible website and app that allows you to track what books you've read, see what your friends are reading and rate and review books.
You can use these questions, tips, and comparison chart to guide you in selecting a video magnifier (CCTV).
How to use Amazon Alexa to read. Great for users with blindness, low vision and print disabilities.
Every educator should hear what Dr. Grandin has to say about teaching students who are on the autism spectrum!
5 news apps that are free and accessible for screen readers, magnifiers, and large print. Great for low vision users with print disabilities.
When zoomed in and writing on iPads, individuals with low vision should decide between dragging on the screen or keyboard shortcuts to proofread their work.
When you or your students low vision are using a Chromebook, there is an easy way to learn keyboard shortcuts: just press (CTRL+ALT+?)!
Read Magazines for free with your participating library with RBDigital app and Zinio for Libraries.
Check out these new and future accessibility features!
How I use Notability in the high school and college classrooms, and how I get my school work done digitally.
Access free video books using QR codes - at school, at home, or on-the-go!
This article reviews the handwriting recognition feature of the Seeing AI app.
This article will introduce the relatively new Eyes-Free Fitness app from BlindAlive.
Create your own CVI images and activities!
Eight free skills that can help you relax and fall asleep using Amazon Echo/Alexa.
Windows Magnifier is a free and functional screen magnification accessibility program built into all Windows computers
Student's letter advocating for updated assisted technology.
How to Make Instructor Evaluations Accessible While Preserving Anonymity
Government websites with information on assistive technology and disability.
Want to teach your student keyboarding skills?
How to protect your data and settings in case your iPad suddenly fries on a Friday night.
Are YOUR students participating in the Hour of Code?
How to evaluate your students’ progress using data collection systems and how to incorporate the data into current assessment processes.
Learn about my experiences using Trekz Aftershokz headphones to travel safely and multi-task
Learn how to video record what you are doing on your iOS screen!
Learn a little about the types of refreshable braille devices on the market, their prices, functionality and reasons to choose which.
Big Oven is a free iOS app that is quite accessible and easy to use!
Using common household objects and craft supplies to create tactile images, great for math and science classes.
Attending conferences and events related to disability and assistive technology with low vision, written with venues of various sizes in mind.
I've been in your shoes, your experience is valid. Here's how I got through it and how you can too.
Try this fun math game!
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.
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!
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.

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