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Free Apps Designed to Help People with Macular Degeneration Read

These two free apps were designed to help people with low vision due to macular degeneration read the news and eBooks on a tablet (iPad or Android).
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Removing the Background of a Picture

Find out how to remove the background of a photo image to reduce visual complexity or clutter
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Spotlight Text App for Individuals with Low Vision

App to make an e-reader accessible to people with low vision.
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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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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
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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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iPad Skills Checklist

Checklist of iPad skills
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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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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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Scanning a Print Document and Filling Out on the iPad

A student with low vision demonstrates how to scan a document and write on it by using two different apps.
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Free iBook to Prepare Children for Eye Exam

Free iBook to help young children prepare for an eye exam.
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Setting Up Accessibility Features on Chromebook

Directions on setting up the accessibility features for users with visual impairments on Chromebook
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Video Demonstration of Elmo Document Camera to iPad

Video demonstration of connecting Elmo document projector to iPad for students with low vision
10 Short Videos to Improve Document Accessibility

Learn to Format Accessible Documents

Learn how to create more accessible documents for individuals using screenreaders
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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

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

Announcing a new Smart Braille Watch that will be released soon!

Supporting Students with Low Vision Using Apple Technology

Free iBook on supporting students with low vision to use Apple technology
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Student-Created Video on Low Vision Mac Tips

Video demonstration showing how to set up speak selected text feature on a Mac, which can be a useful tool for people with low vision
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VI Resource Guide by Lisa R. Tebo

A resource guide for assistive technology for students with visual impairment
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Assistive Technology Assessment Webcast

Video of assistive technology assessment for individuals who are blind or visually impaired

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