Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Discounted Resources for O & M Instructors

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How to get BlindSquare for free, O&Ms crowdsourcing intersection information, discount on AfterShokz

 
There are some great new bargains and resources available right now for O & M Specialists!
 
1.  BlindSquare, a popular accessible GPS-app developed for people who are blind or visually impaired, is now available to Orientation and Mobility Specialists/Instructors for FREE! 
  
 
 
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2.  AfterShokz (bone conducting headphones that allow you to hear environmental sounds) is discounted.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3.  There is an initiative to crowd source information about intersections.

Here are the details:  O&Ms can participate in the crowd sourcing to provide intersection information by contacting Andrea.  Andrea will then send you information on how to get your free copy of BlindSquare.  See info below.
 
With Aftershokz headsets, fully control the BlindSquare app by touch while your iOS device is in your pocket or backpack. Turn by turn directions while retaining street sounds thanks to the Aftershokz bone conduction headset. Buy Aftershokz, for a limited time, for 10% off and free shipping using our discount code “yourtsvi” on  www.aftershokz.com 
 
Come and collaborate, share data of intersections you have analyzed, and participate or help build the new BlindSquare classroom at www.yourtsvi.wikispaces.net
 
To get your Free copy of BlindSquare and participate in this new exciting collaborative team contact: 
 
Andrea Bodnari
Assistive Technology Specialist, M.S., TVI, OM, LVR
(717) 278-1795
 
Posted on August 20, 2014
Updated on: February 8, 2018