Assistive Technology

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.
Experience first-hand what your student might be experiencing with this behavior activity!
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?
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!
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!
Ten tips for ensuring Powerpoint Presentations are accessible for people with disabilities from the start.
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.
A crash course in low vision and blindness resources: 2017 World Sight Day
Create your own Sudoku puzzles and use these fun puzzles to teach tech skills!
Ten options for making the Periodic Table accessible for students with blindness and low vision.
What is your student's reading fluency?
Can students with diverse abilities successfully work together?
A while back, I wrote a piece that compared an iPad Pro to a PC. At the time, it didn't quite hit the mark. Now with the release of iOS 11, can It beat the PC?
My tips for being successful in college admission interviews.
What I learned from my high school teach of the visually impaired (TVI) as a low vision student.
a review of Notability, SnapType Pro, and Adobe Fill & Sign for editing worksheets digitally
FREE two day, Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
Take notes and create accessible materials in about 90 seconds with this free app.
Teach students basic sonification using this fun game!
FREE hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
Make sure you get to your dorm safe - call a security escort if any of these things are happening.
Cited is a free and completely accessible app that allows students to cite sources without need to worry that the formatting is not correct.
Mikogo is a simple to use screen sharing tool for teachers who have students who are low vision learners.
Creating accessible documents for people with print disabilities with Microsoft Office Word 2016.
You made a book in Book Creator - how do you share it with students?
How having friends with low vision and Chiari Malformation has helped me accept my disability and diagnoses.
Want to practice your UEB and/or braille contractions? Try this braille version of Wheel of Fortune!
Quickly create your own geometric 3-dimensional objects using these magnetic tiles.
Accessibility feature that really help passengers who are blind or have low vision.
This article contains information and ideas on how to volunteer and give back to the community.
Use this popular game to teach/practice VoiceOver gestures!

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