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 Drupal Website Accessibility, Part 1: The problem, and why it matters…

Website Accessibility, Part 1: The problem, and why it matters…

"The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect."
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Peanut of Blind Faith Farm

Peanut of Blind Faith Farm is a true story of a blind lamb who overcomes challenges to become a happy member of her flock. Available in braille.
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Vision After Hemispherectomy, TPO Disconnection, and Occipital Lobectomy: An Introductory Guide

This guide summarizes the various visual impairments a child will have after hemispherectomy, TPO disconnection, and occipital lobectomy
Calendar

Important Dates for Vision Awareness

The calendar holds many dates for vision awareness, safety, and prevention, as well as events related to braille. Includes low vision, blindness, visual impairment, deafblindness, eye safety and more.
A teenager uses a braillewriter

Self-Advocacy Goals: 15 Ideas from the Field

Self-advocacy goals for students who are blind, visually impaired, deafblind or multiply impaired
Tactile Skills Matrix

Tactile Skills Matrix

Find APH products that can be used to address a range of tactile skills for students who are blind or visually impaired
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iOS Device Skills Checklist

iOS Skills checklist for teaching students who are blind or visually impaired
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7 Steps to Creating an Accessible Word Document

Follow these steps to make a Word document accessible to people using a screen reader,
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Accessing EasyBib.com Using JAWS

Step-by-step guidelines to create an accessible bibliography using an automatic citation tool and a screen reader.
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Tactile Vision Graphics

Find tactile graphics for educational and personal use, including braille coloring books, braille biology tactile diagrams, and materials to promote braille literacy.
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Children's Book with Characters Who Are Visually Impaired

This picture book about toys with visual impairments is a great resource for teachers and families to help children understand about vision loss.
Accessible Tests Resource Center

Accessible Tests Resource Center

Information and resources on accessibility of testing for students who are blind or visually impaired
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RNIB Insight Articles on Unified English Braille

Ideas to promote braille literacy through fun and creative teaching ideas to implement UEB (Unified English Braille)
Math worksheet

How To Adapt Materials for Students with Low Vision

Learn how to adapt documents for students with low vision
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Junk Mail Can Bring Treasures!

Sample keys or fobs can make good instructional materials or object symbols for students with visual impairments.
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From Printed Material to Brailled Material…

Guidelines to transfer print materials into braille format
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3-D Photoworks

3-D printing allows people who are blind or visually impaired to experience artwork directly.
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What is the Expanded Core Curriculum?

Overview of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) from TSBVI
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Access to Literacy and Sustainable Societies

Update on literacy statistics and the challenges for individuals with visual impairments
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iHome Power Clip

Check out this solution to keep electronic devices powered for use with students with visual impairments!

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