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Orientation and Mobility Career, College and Community Readiness (CCCR) Standards cover slide

Orientation and Mobility Career, College and Community Readiness Standards

Orientation and Mobility Standards for Career, College and Community Readiness
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Getting a Feel for Eclipses

Making the solar eclipse accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired through a braille book and tactile graphics
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AppleVis

AppleVis is a website for users of Mac computers and iOS devices who are blind or visually impaired, offering recommendations and interactive features

General Reading Resources

Reading resources for all children, including those with visual impairments
Slapstick Math

Slapstick Math: Free iOS App from APH

Slapstick Math is a free iOS app that is fully accessible
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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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Let's Play With The Six Dot Cell

Presentation of teaching pre-braille skills and a new model in France.
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Seeing AI: Free App Narrating World Around You

Introduction of Seeing AI free iOS app designed to provide audio descriptions of the world to people who are blind or visually impaired.
Learning Media Profile

Learning Media Profile

This Learning Media Profile, which summarizes LMA information, is available as a free download.
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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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Sound Travels: Evaluation, Collaboration, and Development Tools for Individuals who are DeafBlind

A collection of documents on special considerations for Orientation and Mobility (O&M) for students who are deafblind.
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ATIA Funding Resources Guide

Resources for funding assistive technology
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VO Lab Game to Teach VoiceOver Gestures

iPad app designed for students who are blind or visually impaired to practice VoiceOver gestures
Tactile Skills Matrix

Tactile Skills Matrix

Find APH products that can be used to address a range of tactile skills for students who are blind or visually impaired
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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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APH Talking Typer App Now Available!

Talking Typer App is an accessible typing and computer keyboard tutorial app for students who are blind or visually impaired.
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iOS Device Skills Checklist

iOS Skills checklist for teaching students who are blind or visually impaired
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7 Steps to Creating an Accessible Word Document

Follow these steps to make a Word document accessible to people using a screen reader,
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Questions to Ask Your Child's Audiologist

Wondering what to ask your child's audiologist? This list of questions can help you get started!
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Accessing EasyBib.com Using JAWS

Step-by-step guidelines to create an accessible bibliography using an automatic citation tool and a screen reader.

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