Archive for the ‘teaching assistive technology’ Category

Back to School 2013!

Training Opportunities: Keep up-to-date with the myriad of training provided by TSBVI this year. Also, take note of all of the information that Outreach has added to the Distance Learning page:  http://distance.tsbvi.edu/ . Additionally, the Seminars…

New Year News

  ZoomReader  The new ZoomReader app from Ai Squared is now available for purchase for the iPad. New iOS App for NEWSLINE® In addition to accessing the news from your computer NEWSLINE has launched “NFB-NEWSLINE® Mobile,” a free iOS app ava…

Tech Updates

From the NFB AT Access blog:  Reviews of new tablets at http://nfb.org/at-blog The new Microsoft Surface RT tablet accesses Narrator, which is improved over Windows 7, but they note “is just not robust enough”. Magnifier is built-in wit…

Free and Low-Cost Switch Activities

From the January 2010 issue of TechnoTalk: The TASC Newsletter Finding a range of good quality activities for switch users to participate in can be a challenge as many switch programs, games and toys can be very expensive. Research evidence suggests th…

Getting Started with the iPhone: An Introduction for Blind Users

Getting Started with the iPhone: An Introduction for Blind Users By Anna Dresner and Dean Martineau In braille, eBraille, ASCII text/Word, and DAISY formats, $18 The iPhone. You know you want one. You can use your iPhone to check email and Twitter, lis…

Technology Trainings from Hadley

The Hadley School now offers three new free technology-related correspondence courses: Screen Readers: Listening Skills Screen Readers: Web Browsing Screen Readers: Editing and Formatting Word Documents Reminder: These courses are free for students in …

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