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This mainstream coding app is accessible!
Why and how I use the Free Repl.it software in my programming classes as a low vision student.
How and why to participate in Hour of Code with assistive technology, from a vision impaired college student studying it.
As a blind professional working in the sighted world, I have learned that reading speed makes the difference between success and failure.
This third grade student created a digital book about her dog.
Educational technology is a powerful tool but cannot by itself promote learning and increase student achievement; AT does level the playing field
WebbIE is a free text-only web browser for the visually impaired. WebbIE browses web pages, searches the web, allows for filling in forms, ecommerce, etc.
This post describes the "More Trucks HD" app, which the author has used successfully with students of varying ages and developmental levels.
Here is a fully accessible periodic table with links to more information.
How to write Alt Text and image descriptions for your instagram posts. Great for business and personal accounts.
Support students’ pathways to success through this facilitated approach that empowers the student to lead the team
Ballyland Code is an accessible app that teaches beginning coding concepts for young children!
In honor of my 300th blog post and my website's 2nd birthday, here are ways to incorporate assertive technology with limited funding.
This article will focus on editing basics of selecting, cutting, and copying text.
Creating quality IEPs will foster visual improvements and recognition of materials and learning sequences.
Learning kindergarten sight words in large print and braille using teacher-created ePub books.
Help your student learn social skills!
The Scanjig document stand is a great way to foster independence within the classroom.
Learn more about how you can add audio descriptions to your videos!
A resource is shared that outlines the software and steps needed to produce Nemeth Code quickly on the computer
There are 2 sessions included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for independent living.
A quick list of the most common file formats, what they are used for, and example use cases.
Teach your student how to create line charts that show the stock price of a company over time.
Read accessible digital line charts using a special type of line chart called a stock chart which displays the price of a company's stock price over time.
Teach your student how to create and share a simple accessible digital bar chart using the Digital Transitions Fall Leaves activity.
Teach your students how to read bar charts using examples that compare planets in our solar system.
A recap of Grace Hopper 2018 and what I took away from the conference.
This third installment will focus primarily on reading files loaded onto the SD card for the Orbit Reader 20.
This accessible app gives your student the opportunity to make choices!
Check out this list of keyboard commands that are absolutely essential for students and TVIs.
Aeden's initial lesson plans including introduction to the joystick on the refreshable braille display!
Touring the 9/11 memorial and Museum with Virtual Reality and Audio Description
A tech savvy high school student with a vision impairment is leading the way!
Ten free technology accommodations for low vision students on Windows computers.
How to identify problems with inaccessible documents and fix them with ease.
He was looking at lights. He was just looking at me for short periods of time. He hated baby toys, being outside.We tried to pretend everything was normal.
These accessible books have predictable text and image descriptions - perfect for emerging readers!
This is an accompaniment to my previous post on creating Halloween games in PowerPoint, a general description of creating presentations using keyboard shortcuts.
A short description of the process used to create a simple Halloween game in PowerPoint, the audio features make this process and product accessible and enjoyable for students.
Cortical Visual Impairment... a whole new paradigm.
Adapting and customizing Kindergarten Reading Street program using Visiobook Orbit 20 paired with an iPad.
Trick or Treat! Ten DIY inexpensive Halloween costumes for blindness cane users that incorporate the cane.
Looking for a way to help motivate students to use great cane skills?
Using assistive technology with Respondus LockDown browser for taking tests in college.
This second installment on the Orbit Reader 20 will focus primarily on the file structure.
An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range to improve your reliability in assessing children. Extensive knowledge of CVI is a prerequisite.
Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.
Follow Aedan's journey as he learns to use an iPad with VoiceOver.
Learn how math and game development go hand-in-hand.