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Make Your Own Tactile Memory Game

Create your own Tactile Memory Game to promote inclusion with family, friends, and classmates of children and youth who are blind, visually impaired, or deafblind, including those with multiple disabilities. Practice tactile discrimination & braille!
Crossword from APH

Accessible Crossword Puzzle App

These crossword puzzles are accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired, using a screen reader or Voice Over. The content corresponds to all areas of the standard general curriculum for grades 5-12.
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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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ATIA Funding Resources Guide

Resources for funding assistive technology
CCSS tech skills scope and sequence

Scope and Sequence of Digital Literacy Skills

Scope and sequence of recommended digital literacy and technology skills
The process of considering assistive technology

The Process of Considering Assistive Technology

Introduction to the considerations in selecting assistive technology (AT) to a student with disabilities
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Google Drive Guides for JAWS and VoiceOver

Step-by-step guides to use Google Drive with JAWS or VoiceOver for individuals who are blind or visually impaired
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Paths to Technology Website

Website with information and resources on assistive technology for users who are blind or visually impaired, including preferred apps, iBooks, digital transitions and more!
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Blindfold Games

These audiogames are apps that are accessible to children, teens and adults who are blind or visually impaired.
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Assistive Technology Assessment

Assistive technology assessment for students with special needs, including those who are blind or who have low vision, as well as those with multiple disabilities
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iPad Accessibility Webcast

Tips to increase accessibility using an iPad with students who are blind or visually impaired
Set up accessibility features in Chromebook

Setting Up Accessibility Features on Chromebook

Directions on setting up the accessibility features for users with visual impairments on Chromebook
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Lesson Plan: iOS VoiceOver Gestures Practice

Provide practice for students who are blind to use gestures with VoiceOver on the iPad.

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

Announcing a new Smart Braille Watch that will be released soon!
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.
Assistive Technology slide

Archived Presentation on Assistive Technology for Students with Low Vision

Overview of assistive technology for students with visual impairments
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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.
iPads for students with visual impairments

Archived Presentation on iPads for Students with Visual Impairments

Presentation on iPads for students with visual impairments
Resource Guide

VI Resource Guide by Lisa R. Tebo

A resource guide for assistive technology for students with visual impairment
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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.

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