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Google Drive Guides for JAWS and VoiceOver

Step-by-step guides to use Google Drive with JAWS or VoiceOver for individuals who are blind or visually impaired
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Paths to Technology Website

Website with information and resources on assistive technology for users who are blind or visually impaired, including preferred apps, iBooks, digital transitions and more!
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Blindfold Games

These audiogames are apps that are accessible to children, teens and adults who are blind or visually impaired.
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Free App to Get Started with VoiceOver

Free app to teach users who are blind or low vision to use VoiceOver screen reader on iOS devices
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LEAP Games Using Binaural Sound

Games for individuals who are blind or visually impaired
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Free Text to Speech App

Free text to speech app
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iPad Accessibility Webcast

Tips to increase accessibility using an iPad with students who are blind or visually impaired
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Setting Up Accessibility Features on Chromebook

Directions on setting up the accessibility features for users with visual impairments on Chromebook
10 Short Videos to Improve Document Accessibility

Learn to Format Accessible Documents

Learn how to create more accessible documents for individuals using screenreaders
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Lesson Plan: iOS VoiceOver Gestures Practice

Provide practice for students who are blind to use gestures with VoiceOver on the iPad.
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Including ALL Students in Transition from Paper Classroom to Digital Classroom

Video discussing the importance of enabling students with visual impairments to participate fully in the transition to digital classrooms.
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How to Convert Bookshare Books to ePub & Dropbox NIMAC Textbooks for a Student

Step-by-step instructions for teachers to convert NIMAC books to ePub and share via DropBox to enable students who are blind or visually impaired to access them
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Using Bookshare and Voice Dream Reader to Make Reading Accessible

Video demonstration of Bookshare and VoiceDream Reader app to make reading accessible to people who are blind or low vision
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CereProc Text-to-Speech

This text-to-speech technology is available for purchase for a wide range of uses.
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Interactive Diagrams or Data Visualizations

Information and resources on interactive diagrams or data visualizations for students who are blind or visually impaired
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Free Microsoft Word App Works with VoiceOver

The Microsoft Word app works with VoiceOver.
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VI Resource Guide by Lisa R. Tebo

A resource guide for assistive technology for students with visual impairment
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1836 Accessible Apps for iOS Devices

1836 apps for iOS devices that are accessible to people with visual impairments.
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KNFB Reader App

The KNFB Reader iOS app makes printed text accessible using text-to-speech and braille output.
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Hadley Video on Using the Notes app in iOS

Video about the Notes app and accessibility features on iOS