Archive for the ‘accessible’ Category

Access 2 Science: STEM

Four scientists who are blind recently collaborated to launch  Access2science.com, a site to promote involvement in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) areas by people with disabilities.  It is full of great resources you can share with…

The Khan Academy

The Khan Academy (http://www.khanacademy.org) offers a variety of FREE on-line tutorials on everything from math to science, finance to history and even some brain teasers for fun.  All the tutorials are short and easy to follow.  The website is acce…

Have You Heard of Blio?

Excerpt taken from March 2011 issue of the Braille Monitor.  Written by Marc Maurer (full article can be accessed at http://www.nfb.org/images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm11/bm1103/bm110308.htm According to the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific, and…

Kindle Books in Braille

Here’s a link explaining how to convert most Kindle books to html files, enabling students to read them in braille! http://kindleformatting.com/formattin g.php  

Accessible YouTube

YourTube-Accessible YouTube This website provides an accessible web interface for the wildly popular YouTube.  Search for audio/video material on YouTube effortlessly using Povidi’s YourTube interface.  Enter search terms, and browse the results wh…

Accessible Online Games

The All Abilities ePlayground is an online space offering fun and games for children of ALL abilities.http://www.allabilitiesplay ground.net.au/index.html  

RoboBraille Transcription Service

We have mentioned RoboBraille in past newsletters.  There have been some updates to their services.  Please share this info with the transcriber in your district. RoboBraille is a free email and web service capable of converting electronic documents …

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