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Beta Testers for Anvaya Feats: Shadow Rush!

The Game Help Joseph navigate the new world of magic and danger. As the story progresses, Joseph is injured and must learn to master new skills to adjust to...
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College Success Summer Learning Webinar Series

College Success @ Perkins is leading the way to systemic change in our education system for students with vision loss. Why? Because the college landscape...
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How to Get Disability Accommodations in Community College

I’m taking a couple of classes at a community college this summer to transfer back to my university, and one of the first things I did after enrolling as a...
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Speech Central App

Updated 6/3/22 by developer Ivan Icin There have been several very significant developments since the original post, some of them particularly affect the...
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It's My Job Podcast #27: Richard Rueda

Welcome to the 27th episode of It's My Job podcast. Jose, a student from Colorado, interviews Richard Rueda about his current role as the digital content...
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Students: How to PRESENT a Presentation

After creating the slide show, the next logical step for students is to present the content of their slide show in front of the class. When delivering slide...
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It's My Job Podcast #26: Celebrating 2 Years Online!

Welcome to the 26th episode of the It's My Job podcast special episode. It’s my job podcast celebrating the two years online totaling 26 episodes and over 600...
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PhET Accessible Simulations: Physics and More!

PhET is a suite of research-based interactive computer simulations for teaching and learning physics, chemistry, math and other sciences. "PhET" was originally...
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Recruiting for Accessible Equation Editor User Study

Dealing with inaccessible mainstream digital math resources can be exhausting and frustrating! Here is a chance to provide your feedback and to support efforts...
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From a Distance Part 1: Take a Picture, It Lasts Longer

I’ve always had low vision.  I never knew anything different, and frankly I think a lot of the experiences I had as a young woman with low vision shaped who I...
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App Review: Blindfold Greeting Card

Editor's Note: Does your friend have an upcoming birthday? If so, we typically browse through birthday cards to find the perfect print card for each friend....
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Molly Burke: Using My Cane Challenge

Looking for a contemporary role model for students who are blind or low vision? Molly Burke is a Canadian YouTube personality and motivation speaker who has...
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How to Come Up with Sample Accommodations

When preparing for an IEP meeting, a 504 Plan meeting, or a Disability Services meeting, parents and students will often be asked to come up with sample...
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Supporting TVIs in Technology, Digital Math and Computer Science

With diverse and often huge caseloads, Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired are expected to be experts in all subjects, ages, abilities and visual...
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Introduction to Python Computer Science Course

Exciting course offered this fall! Kansas State School for the Blind is offering an Introduction to Python Computer Science Course tailored for students who...
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O&M Activity: The Interstate's Forgotten Code

In a previous post, Concept Development: Own Your Real Estate, we discussed how "fearless independent travelers" begin by being completely confident traveling...
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International Network of STEM for BLV

Students, educators and professionals are all buzzing about STEM. "Why is STEM important in the classroom? STEM-based education teaches children more than...
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It's My Job Podcast #25: Jen Armbruster

Welcome to the 25th episode of It's My Job podcast. James, a student from Colorado, interviews Jen Armbruster about her current role as inclusive recreational...
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Tech Skills: JAWS Commands Checklist

In recent discussions with college transition programs for students who are visually impaired, across the board, the main issue is the need for stronger and...
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Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Microsoft is awarding scholarships to high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college targeting a career in the...
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Braille Math Editor: Student Video Tutorial

I like to say that now is a great time to be a blind person interested in STEM, as both accessing and presenting math and other STEM content is becoming...
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Lighting and Low Vision

Even though I wear tinted glasses and am fairly sensitive to light, I have spent a lot of time learning about lighting and low vision, and experimenting with...
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Technology Competencies for College-Ready Students with Visual Impairments

Finally - Technology Competencies geared for students who are blind or low vision! The Competencies can help educators understand how the layers of tech skills...
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How I Document Accessibility Preferences with Low Vision

As a student with fluctuating low vision, one of the most valuable skills I have developed is how I document accessibility preferences with low vision. My low...
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It's My Job! Podcast #23: Mr. Jeff Thom

Welcome to episode number twentieth third of the It’s My Job podcast. In this episode of It's My Job, Keaton, a student from Colorado, interviews Mrs. Jeff...
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Season-Themed Summary Post

Educators are always searching for ways to make lessons fresh and exciting. Embedding seasonal activities provides creative learning opportunities while...
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What to Know About College Assistive Technology Specialists

As a student with a visual impairment and neurological condition, one of the top things I looked for in a college was a strong disability services department...
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How I Use the Apple Pencil with Low Vision

When I recently upgraded to the iPad Air 4th Generation (also known as the Model A2316), I decided to get the Apple Pencil 2nd Generation, as my friend had...
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Envision #9: Even Storm Troopers Need Accessible Books!

I hope the Star Wars fans out there appreciate this creative new intro and Stormy Scout may be coming back for more! Envision #9 Even Storm Troopers Need...
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Envision #8: My Sweet Sixteen Tips to Note Taking Success!

To write everything, or not to write everything? Now that’s a question that has lost every note taker throughout history! Well, let me give you a hand! From...
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Blackboard Ally: Make your Learning Management System (LMS) accessible!

Blackboard Ally seamlessly integrates with the Learning Management System (LMS) and automatically generates alternative accessible formats and provides...
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2022 GenCyber Camps for VI Students

Cybersecurity  is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. Cybersecurity is a promising career option with more...
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Envision #7: Must Knows About College Campuses! Accessibility, Food and More!

There are so many reasons students choose a campus, but sometimes, just because it looks/sounds good, doesn’t necessarily mean it is good! In this installment...
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Envision #6: Simplify Syllabi!

We’re 3 weeks into the semester, so by now you have realized that you have hundreds of pages to read, including your syllabi. How can one make time for self-...
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Challenge Solutions: Canvas on a Mac with VoiceOver

Macy, a recent high school graduate, shares how she uses Canvas with Mac running VoiceOver to access her AP Biology class. Canvas is a web-based learning...
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Envision #5: Light Backpacks, Happy Backs!

Alright happy campers this is for you! A university is not a camping site, so why are you carrying everything essential to an apocalyptic fallout?!?! Most...
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What I wished I Had Learned about AT Before Starting College: Video

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to present a short talk at A Future Date, a free virtual conference event that showcased talks on topics related to...
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What I Wish I Learned About Assistive Technology Before Starting College: Part 1

Before I started attending college, I had very limited assistive technology education, as most of what I had learned had come from reading articles online. My...
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4to24 App: Preparing Your Child for Success!

Transition skills start EARLY! This valuable resource begins at age 4 and is designed specifically for parents of students who are blind or low vision. Created...
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Envision #4: Making PowerPoints Easy to Navigate!

Envision #4 Blind People Need PowerPoints Too! Making PowerPoints Easy to Navigate! PowerPoints are crucial in college and university, yet everyone waits to...

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