Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Using iPads to Increase Access for Students with Low Vision

Screenshot of Using iPads webinar

A free recorded webinar "Using iPads to Increase Access for Students with Low Vision" is available from TSBVI Outreach.  This webinar explores ways in which the iPad can contribute to the accessibility of information in classrooms for students with low vision, grades 3-12. Topics covered include accessibility features of the iPad, using the iPad camera to capture and manipulate size, note taking apps, access to books, and systems such as Dropbox that classroom teachers can use with students for information storage and retrieval.  

An overview of iPad apps that can increase access to learning media, collaboration, and assessment for students with low vision. Presented by Sharon Nichols, Adpative Technology Specialist and Chrissy Cowan, Educational Consultant with the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Outreach Programs.
Chapters include:
  • Introduction
  • Apps in the Classroom 
  • Note Taking Apps
  • Interactive Whiteboard
  • File Sharing
  • Reading Books
  • Magnification Apps
  • Calculator
  • Helpful Resources


Posted on February 13, 2018
Updated on: February 13, 2018