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Screenshot of CereProc text-to-speech

CereProc Text-to-Speech

This text-to-speech technology is available for purchase for a wide range of uses.
NDscanner app

NDscanner App for People with Low Vision

This free app is designed to scan and read on an iPad. Allows users with low vision to enlarge the text.
Blitab

BLITAB: A Tablet for Braille Readers

Announcing the development of a tablet-style device designed especially for braille readers! It is not yet available for purchase, but promises increased accessibility for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
iBrailler

iBrailler App

iBrailler is a free app for the iPad that turns a touchscreen into a braillewriter to create, edit or share notes.
Typing on your iDevice

Typing on Your iDevice

Tips for using the accessibility features on an iOS device
Census map

Interactive Diagrams or Data Visualizations

Information and resources on interactive diagrams or data visualizations for students who are blind or visually impaired
Assistive Technology slide

Archived Presentation on Assistive Technology for Students with Low Vision

Overview of assistive technology for students with visual impairments
icon of talking atlas app

Talking Atlas App

Talking Atlas is an app designed to make geography accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired
An example of an advanced algebraic equation is pictured.

Archived Presentation on Nemeth Production using Scientific Notebook & MathType

Archived Presentation on Nemeth Production using Scientific Notebook & MathType
ipad

Photo / Video Taking with the iPad: Environmental Conditions and Considerations for the use of the iPad

This post discusses the environmental conditions that may affect the use of photo and video taking with an iPad.
Must-Know Settings

Must-Know Settings & New iOS 8 Features

Accessibility settings and features on iOS 8 to increase access for blind and visually impaired

Evaluation Flowchart: Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairments

Flow chart for assistive technology for students with visual impairments
iPads for students with visual impairments

Archived Presentation on iPads for Students with Visual Impairments

Presentation on iPads for students with visual impairments
Microsoft Word app icon

Free Microsoft Word App Works with VoiceOver

The Microsoft Word app works with VoiceOver.
Resource Guide

VI Resource Guide by Lisa R. Tebo

A resource guide for assistive technology for students with visual impairment
AT for Braille Readers slide

VIAT 101 for Braille Readers, archived presentation

Assistive Technology for Braille Readers
1836 app

1836 Accessible Apps for iOS Devices

1836 apps for iOS devices that are accessible to people with visual impairments.
Blue2 bluetooth switch with iPad

Tips for Making Computers & iPads Switch-Accessible

Tips for making computers and iPads switch-accessible for children with special needs and others who need an alternate way to access these devices.
WATI logo

Wisconsin AT Inititative (WATI): Assessing Students' Needs for Assistive Technology

A comprehensive guide for multidisciplinary team assessment of assistive technology for students who are blind or visually impaired
Girl using braille notetaker

Tips for Technology Needs of Academic Braille User

Tips to address the technology needs of students who are blind or visually impaired academic braille-users who are college-bound

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