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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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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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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.
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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)
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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
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Assistive Technology Trainer Guidelines and Procedures

Assessment tools, performance objectives and measurements for evaluating students who are blind or visually impaired using a range of assistive tech
12 iPad apps for people who are blind or visually impaired

12 Apps for Learners Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Wondering which apps are best for people who are blind or partially sighted? This annotated list is a good place to start!
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Smiley Sight Words App

Smiley Sight Words is an accessible app that teaches high-frequency sight words to your child, including those who are blind or who have low vision.
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AccessWorld App from AFB

Official app for AFB's AccessWorld, which is an online magazine dedicated to technology and people with vision loss.
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Cortana for Windows 10

An overview of Microsoft's personal assistant for Windows, Cortana, with pros and cons for people with visual impairments
Ballyland Rotor app

Ballyland Rotor App

This app is designed to teach children who are blind or low vision the gestures for the rotor in VoiceOver.
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Braille Music Notator

Braille Music Notator is an online tool for creating braille music scores.
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Introducing a Braille Display to a Child Who Is Deafblind

A parent of a boy who is deafblind describes her son's refreshable braille display and her hopes for the doors that will open to him through assistive technology.
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OverTHERE Free App

This free iPhone app provides increased accessibility to the environment and is a helpful orientation and mobility tool, which assists with independent travel
Learn NVDA

Learn Tech Assistive Technology Videos from AFB

Free online training for individuals who are blind or visually impaired to learn to use assistive technology tools, such as NVDA screenreader and Google Drive and Google Docs
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Draw2Measure Protractor App

Free accessible app to measure angles on an iPad or iPhone. Great math tool for students who are blind or low vision!
Sit with Us app

Sit with Us App

Free app to help students find lunch buddies

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