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Accessible Equation Editor

The Accessible Equation Editor is a program that allows users who are blind or visually impaired to create math expressions within a web page.
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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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Articulating the Need for Daily Consultation Time for Braille Students

TVIs need to be able to articulate in the IEP what services they provide and why their services are needed.
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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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Earbuds for Students with Multiple Disabilities

Try these earbuds with an over-the-ear hook for students with multiple disabilities or others who don't like to wear regular earbuds or headphones.
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How To Adapt Materials for Students with Low Vision

Learn how to adapt documents for students with low vision
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BRL2 Publishing: New UEB Materials

Materials promoting UEB and braille literacy
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Touch and Feel Valentine's Day Book

This touch and feel Valentine's Day book was modified by adding textured hearts and the word "heart' in braille.
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Junk Mail Can Bring Treasures!

Sample keys or fobs can make good instructional materials or object symbols for students with visual impairments.
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The Right to Write

Website with videos and resources to help expand the understanding of written expression for students with significant disabilities and deafblindness.
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Aipoly Vision App

New app to enable people with visual impairments to identify objects and colors
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Ideas for Celebrating Louis Braille's Birthday

This song and timeline are a great way to celebrate the life of Louis Braille!
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Free App to Get Started with VoiceOver

Free app to teach users who are blind or low vision to use VoiceOver screen reader on iOS devices
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Describing UEB

Series of audio recordings telling about the changes from Standard English Braille to Unified English Braille (UEB)
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From Printed Material to Brailled Material…

Guidelines to transfer print materials into braille format
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LEAP Games Using Binaural Sound

Games for individuals who are blind or visually impaired
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Free Text to Speech App

Free text to speech app
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A Farewell Song to 9 EBAE Contractions

Teach your braille students which contractions will be eliminated from EBAE in the transition to UEB with audio and brf files.
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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.