Early Intervention

Photo of braille Ospreys book with tactile image of an osprey and text, "PIAF: Tactile Book Cover"

Creating PIAF Tactile Images: Graphic Book Cover

Why should braille students have tactile book covers and how do you make them?
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Procreate App 2: Activities, Worksheets and Books

Preposition and spatial concepts worksheets
Cartoon image of a grey cat in a purple cat bed with text, "Procreate App: Create Customized Materials"

Procreate App: Creating Customized Materials

This tool is an easy way to modify images for students with CVI or low vision.
Screenshot of Math Melodies counting game and text, "Math Games for Preschool/kindergarten"

Math Melodies App: Young Students

Check out these interactive math concept games for preschoolers, kindergarten and first grade students!
Stay Still Squeaky App logo and text, "Stay Still Squeaky App: Independence vs. Learned Helplessness"

Ballyland Stay Still Squeaky App: Following Directions and Independence

Independence vs. learned helplessness - how Ballyland apps can make a difference!
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Reindeer Activities

Learn more about reindeer!
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ABC's of iOS: VoiceOver for Kids 3 - 8 Course

Learn how to introduce an iPad running VoiceOver to a young student!
Photo of toddler pressing silicone buttons with index fingers using Dimpl Duo toy.

Dimple Duo: Toy to Develop Finger Strength

Students need strong fingers to produce braille using a Perkins and to create gestures used with technology!
Christmas Alphabet book cover with an image of Santa, audio button, and text, "Emerging Reader Book".

Christmas Alphabet Book

Check out this Christmas-themed alphabet book for emerging readers!
title page of the Five Little Ducks book with text, "Creating Accessible Books"

Creating Accessible Books Using Pages

Create fun accessible books for the iPad that are EASY to navigate with VoiceOver and a Braille Display!
Smiling 4 year old with precane bumped up to Red Cement Ball at Target. Text, "Own your Real Estate!"

Concept Development: Own Your Real Estate

Part 2 in an O&M concept development series.
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Rainbow Cat Book: Emerging Reader

Creating simple emerging reader books about real items that a preschooler is familiar with and motivated by!
Cover of the Farm Vehicles book with a dump truck and text, "Farm Vehicles by Stephanie Bissonette"

Farm Vehicles Book

Have a student who is interested in tractors and big equipment?
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Farm Buildings Book

Down on the farm resources!
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Kindergarten and First Grade Sight Words Lesson

Here is an engaging sight word lesson that can be done in class or remotely!
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Ballyland Magic Plus App: VoiceOver Gestures

Just released, this app now includes the split tap gesture!
Screenshot of Baby Zoo Animals video book displaying elephant page with teacher signing in small window.

Remote Instruction: Emerging Reader who is Deaf-Blind

Looking for fun literacy activities that can be taught remotely?
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Apps That Teach VoiceOver Gestures

Introducing VoiceOver to students? Check out these VoiceOver gesture teaching strategies and apps!
Photo of Victor sitting in a car drawing a campus map using the Sensational BlackBoard tactile drawing tool.

Concept Development: Drawing

Why do students who are visually impaired need to be able to draw items for educational purposes?
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CodeQuest: A Free APH App!

Travel through space with this fully accessible exhilarating coding concept app!