Student Posts

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Three easy ways to learning use emojis!
Screenshot from STEM Career Video: Students with lab coats, hair nets and gloves are working with adults  doing lab experiments.

STEM Field Mentors: STEM Career Showcase

Has your student connected with successful role models who are working in STEM Fields?
Cartoon image of blind man with a cane and a robot.

Blind QA testing (Part 1)

Interested in being an accessibility tester? Learn more about it!
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Navigating Facebook with a Screen Reader

Need help with Facebook? Use the Navigation Assistant!
Riley and two of her friends talking beside their lockers.

Riley's Transition to Middle School Video

Watch this advocacy video created by a rising middle school student and her friends!
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BlindSquare--Liberating Blind People from a Square of Restriction

For $39.99, a person who is blind can buy an app that will give him freedom in navigation and mobility.
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Be My Eyes: iOS App

Be My Eyes is an app for people with visual impairments. This app connects with a real person who can help you read something that you can not see.
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Mag Light: a great magnification app

Do you need to see things without all the strain? Yeah, there's an app for that.
Sina Barham, a smiling man in his 20s holding a tablet.

How I Code and Use a Computer at 1,000 Words per Minute: Sina Bahram

This lightening-fast NC State grad shares how he uses a screen reader.
Student starting to stand on a surf board with instructor in the background raising his hands in encouragement.

Indo Jax Surf Camp

Ever consider surfing? Here is your opportunity!
Headshot of Stephanie Zundel who runs with Achilles International.

Stephanie Zundel: Boston Marathon runner

Considering running with a guide? Read about Stephanie's experiences as she prepares for the Boston Marathon!
Chris Nagle, a software engineering role model.

A Visually Impaired Programmer Explains How He Does It

Interested in working as a computer programmer? Find a role model!
Mac keyboard: learning to use shortcut key commands

Knowing the Shortcuts is Key: VoiceOver on the Mac

Learn how to take advantage of shortcut keys from a power user!
Kevin accessing the Accessibility Shortcut menu on his iPad.

Cinematography and the iPad: Kevin's Story

A 10th grade student and his teachers are interviewed about the benefits of using an iPad.
Photo of the top 30 IF game covers.

Interactive Fiction Games

You are the character and you determine how the story will play out in these Interactive Fiction games!
Cartoon image of college student at a desk with a computer and books stacked on the in piles on the floor around her.

Why I Prefer My Schoolwork Digitally

A college student's perspective about the benefits of having digital school materials.
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Using Airdrop for transferring enlarged photos from iPod Touch To Ipad

This Is How I Get Photos From The Board Onto My iPad
Matthew Shifrin sitting in front of a table full of Lego sets that he built independently.

Lego Instructions for the Blind

Text instructions of numerous Lego sets created for blind builders.
LEGO board with the words, "LEGO for the Blind".

How LEGO Helps Blind People See: BrainCraft video

BrainCraft's intriguing documentary video about how a blind high school graduate completes complex LEGO sets and how LEGOs impacts his spatial skills.
Isabel demonstrating Bluetooth keyboard commands with VoiceOver.

Isabel: Demonstrating using the iPad and Bluetooth Keyboard with VoiceOver

Student demonstration of how to complete a homework assignment - using Mail, Google Forms, and Microsoft Word - on an iPad, Bluetooth keyboard and VoiceOver.