Assistive Technology

How to quickly create quality maps - including maps of YOUR state!
Learn about and listen to musical instruments in these two digital books!
Here are my favorite uses for the Apple Pencil and how I use it in the classroom, workplace, and as a blogger.
Family Game Night? Try these entertaining math-related games!
Build concepts, tactile graphics skills and technology skills with these pumpkin life cycle activities for students who are visually impaired!

Determine a course of action for selecting and adapting an accessible communication system for stduents with CVI

Monster-themed activities to introduce digital note taking skills to gen ed students and students with visual impairments.
A successful college grad shares how to make books accessible!
Learn how two famous poems created the poppy Veteran's Day tradition. (Activities include a craft, poems and research!)
Information about the Siri bugs and Apple responds to when these bugs will be resolved.
My favorite examples of classroom technology for low vision students while making learning more accessible for students with & without disabilities.
This accessibility tool integrates seamlessly with your Learning Management System!
Tactile graphics can be spooky and spectacular!
Learn more about haptic feedback options for iPhones!
Learn braille code through these musical jingles!
Nothing feels better than knowing where everything is in your second home, from restrooms to study rooms!
Free Boom Cards for White Cane Day!
Learn how to create multiple worksheets using the same images! Note: These images are great for low vision and CVI students too!

Determine a course of action for selecting and adapting an accessible communication system for stduents with CVI

Fall-themed spider activities for various ages and goals!
Demo of using the updated Split View feature in iOS 15 with VoiceOver
Steps to go back to the familiar address bar at the top of the page on your iPhone.
Carl interviews Ms. Robin Tueting, a goal ball medalist and an O&M instructor at Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.
Invest minutes to save hours for self care!
A video tutorial of the Canvas virtual platform using a Mac with VoiceOver.
What can be more fun than Play-Doh Braille activities?!
Build the concepts of "same" and "different" with these accessible tactile worksheets!
How commuting students can travel light!
My talk from a Future Date virtual conference about what I wish I learned about Assistive Technology before starting college: a 15 minute video for all!
A list of skills and concepts I wish I learned and developed about assistive technology prior to starting college with low vision.
4to24 is a resource for parents of children and youth who are blind or have low vision and are between the ages of 4 and 24 years.
Quickly convert the color-by-number or color-by-shape worksheets into accessible tactile graphic worksheets.
Blind people need PowerPoints too!
Make videos and movies easier to see for students with visual impairments with these tips.
Review of the most popular accessible OCR apps.
A video tutorial for students on how to take notes in class using Word and JAWS and how to organize these notes.
Accessible math worksheets for the digital classroom - includes step-by-step instructions on how to access these worksheets!
An interactive, accessible app for iOS and Android devices!
Continue building math numeracy with fun tactile characters (animals and objects) and counting skills.
The under-utilized tool for students with visual impairments and/or blindness.
You can add Braille Font to your iOS device - including importing braille font to apps like GoodNotes!
Jose interviews Gary O'Donoghue, British journalist who is currently working for BBC News in Washington, D.C.
Build a mental map and full understanding of the ribbon using these activities!
Event summary and resource list for my West Virginia AER talk on July 7, 2021 about going to college with vision loss.
This Eagle Scout Project includes guidelines for creating accessible maps and map examples.
Terrific resource explaining CVI designed for gen ed staff training!
James interviews Ms. Melody Goodspeed who holds a bachelor's in communications from George Mason University and works for AFB's Resource Development.
Build beginning math skills with simple to create - and share - shape-related graphics worksheets!
A video tutorial for students to create an effective agenda, organize months, dates, times and events.