Tech Ideas

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Coding Course from APH

Software Development and Coding Challenges course for college students and adults who are blind or low vision!

Dell Computer and JAWS Bug

Does Windows become sluggish, applications close or crash, or virtual memory errors appear on your Dell computer?
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Project INSPIRE: Mission Inspire

Sign up your young rocket scientists for this exciting mission!
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iOS 15.3.1 Update: Fix for Braille Displays

Having trouble with your braille display freezing?
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Can't Read a Book (Without Braille on the Cover) song

Listen to these "rock stars" as they perform their original song!
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Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Are you a high school senior in need of a scholarship?
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Rural TVI Pandemic Survey

Share you pandemic experiences as a TVI working in rural areas!
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Participants Needed for Research on Data Sonification

Join Amy Bower, an oceanographer, who is studying how to convey meaningful information through sounds.
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Holiday and Winter Books from Bookshare

Check out these seasonal books in accessible formats!
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KSSB Podcast: Dr. Yue-Ting Siu

Dr. Yue-Ting Siu talks about access technology in schools and the importance of using the right tools.
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SAS Accessibility Webinar: Collaborative Coding For ALL Students

Prepare for the Hour of Code with this accessible lesson! Watch the recorded webinar!
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Smile Squad video: How Do Blind People . . .

Markian hangs out with Jessie, learning about tools and methods that she uses in her daily life.
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2022 GenCyber Camps for VI Students

Introduced students to the Cybersecurity!
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Project Inspire Fall 2021 Courses

Free Nemeth math courses for teachers of the visually impaired!
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House Bill 26 Online Learning Access

Signed bill for equitable access to digital educational tools for students with disabilities.
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Field Test APH's Practice2Master Abacus App

APH is seeking TVIs with elementary students to provide feedback on their accessible abacus app - can you help?
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Needs for Outdoor Navigation Survey

These app developers are creating an application for outdoor navigation and want your input!
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Back to School with Bookshare!

Launch into learning with Bookshare's free guide for teachers and parents!
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Google Docs Accessibility Upgrade!

New features in Google Docs for screen reader or refreshable Braille Display users!