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SCIVIS logo and text, Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students

Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS)

Registration is now open! Interested in Top Gun Fighter Program, Astronaut Training or robotics? These camps are for you!
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Lego Braille Bricks

Legos that teach braille!
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Be My Eyes: Microsoft Tech Support Story

Sam shares his story about being a tech support agent.
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Voice Dream Scanner: OCR App

There is a new OCR scanner in town!
Photo of a man walking with a long cane in front of a brick wall with the painted word "Google"

Jack Chen, in-house lawyer for Google

Interested in inventions, law, and Google? See how Jack combines his passions in his exciting career!
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Reading Adventure Time and Writing Adventure Time Apps

The first 100 teachers and students who complete 4 progress monitoring assessments will both receive $100!
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Popular Blind YouTubers

Check out these blind YouTubers!
Photo of Byte (character in Swift Playgrounds) & text, "Apple's New Accessible Coding Resources for Swift Playgrounds."

Apple's New Accessible Coding Resources for Swift Playgrounds

Everything YOU need to teach Swift coding language to students with visual impairments or blindness!
Screenshot of Swift playgrounds showing commands on left side and World Grid on right side.

Getting Started with Swift Playgrounds: Coding App

Learn more about coding with Swift Playgrounds while using VoiceOver.
Image of Chris Downey, a tall, athletic man holding a cane and text, "Chris Downey: Blind Architect"

Chris Downey: Blind Architect

How to handle vision loss? Hear Downey's story on 60 minutes and Ted Talks.
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Google Search Tips

Looking for something - just Google it! How to be more efficient with your Google Searches!
Headshot of Jaylen, sophomore in college who has albinism.

TCU basketball star with albinism

Jaylen Fisher shares his story about living with albinism.
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Emojis and Accessibility

Have you embraced emojis?
Decorated Braille cookies made with candy pearls for dots,  almond bark, and edible white pearls.

Braille Code Cookies

Celebrating the Braille Code in a tasty treat! Fun activity for World Braille Day, holiday treat or participating in the Expanded Core Curriculum
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Typio's fun winter-themed update!

Caroling pets are teaching typing skills!
Screenshot of Mail message with the virtual rotor on Misspelled Words: text has misspelled word that has red underline.

iOS 12.1 Misspelled Words

When running VoiceOver, how do you know if you have misspelled a word?
Blindfold Games logo and text, "Blindfold Games www.BlindfoldGames.org"

Introduction to Blindfold Games: Video

Which Blindfold game is your favorite?
Screenshot of Typability program

Typeability again!

Typeability is an effective, useful and engaging keyboarding program that teaches operating system navigation and keyboard shortcuts.
Image of students in class viewing board using Join.Me app.

Join.Me a Screen Sharing iPad App Video

Join.Me is a screen sharing app that enables a low vision student to view what is on the board.
Image of Walking man with a cane stick figure and text, "Getting Ready for College: O&M Skills"

Get Ready for College: O&M Skills

Is your student MOBILITY READY to attend college?

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