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iZiggi Document Camera

This video demonstration of the iZiggi Document Camera shows how the camera can be used to view and zoom a document on an iPad
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Archived Presentation on Assistive Technology & Unified English Braille

Presentation on the use of UEB with assistive technology devices and braille translation programs

DOT: Paving a new path for braille-Smart Braille Watch

Announcing a new Smart Braille Watch that will be released soon!
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Video Demonstration of Editing Using Bluetooth Keyboard

Video demonstration of using bluetooth keyboard to teach students with visual impairments to edit and manipulate homework in Google Docs.

Supporting Students with Low Vision Using Apple Technology

Free iBook on supporting students with low vision to use Apple technology
Screenshot of video of Refreshable Braille Display commands

Navigating Pages Document with RBD Commands

Video demonstrating navigation of the Pages app using refreshable braille display
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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
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Archived Presentation on Assistive Technology for Students with Low Vision

Overview of assistive technology for students with visual impairments
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Talking Atlas App

Talking Atlas is an app designed to make geography accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired
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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.

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