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Braille Readiness Grid

Checklist of braille readiness skills, including tactile, fine motor, language, concept development, and book skills
iPad apps for students with CVI in Phase III

Specific iPad Apps for Students with CVI in Phase III

iPad apps for students with CVI (Cortical Visual Impairment) in Phase III
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UEB Revision of Braille Too Curriculum

Curriculum for teaching UEB reading and writing to secondary students who have been print readers
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Monocular and Magnifier Training Documents

Documentation tools for training students to use low vision devices, such as monoculars and magnifier.
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Brilliant Braille Tiny Cards

Digital flashcards for beginning braille readers
Hands on a refreshable braille display

Screen Sharing with Students Who Use Screen Readers

Tips for screen sharing with students who are blind and who use a screen reader
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Important Tactile Skills for Literacy

This video provides a comprehensive overview of the progression of tactile skills that are prerequisites for an understanding of tactile graphics.
Orientation and Mobility Career, College and Community Readiness (CCCR) Standards cover slide

Orientation and Mobility Career, College and Community Readiness Standards

Orientation and Mobility Standards for Career, College and Community Readiness
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Getting a Feel for Eclipses

Making the solar eclipse accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired through a braille book and tactile graphics
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AppleVis

AppleVis is a website for users of Mac computers and iOS devices who are blind or visually impaired, offering recommendations and interactive features
Slapstick Math

Slapstick Math: Free iOS App from APH

Slapstick Math is a free iOS app that is fully accessible
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Noah's Ark: New Electronic Game for the Blind

Free electronic game designed to work on visual memory
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Let's Play With The Six Dot Cell

Presentation of teaching pre-braille skills and a new model in France.
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Seeing AI: Free App Narrating World Around You

Introduction of Seeing AI free iOS app designed to provide audio descriptions of the world to people who are blind or visually impaired.
Learning Media Profile

Learning Media Profile

This Learning Media Profile, which summarizes LMA information, is available as a free download.
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Our Little Corner of the World: Where Braille and Assistive Technology Meet

Tips on using assistive technology with students who are blind or low vision, as well as those with CVI (Cortical Visual Impairment)
A young boy steps down out of a bus while holding his cane

Sound Travels: Evaluation, Collaboration, and Development Tools for Individuals who are DeafBlind

A collection of documents on special considerations for Orientation and Mobility (O&M) for students who are deafblind.
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ATIA Funding Resources Guide

Resources for funding assistive technology
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VO Lab Game to Teach VoiceOver Gestures

iPad app designed for students who are blind or visually impaired to practice VoiceOver gestures
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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