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AbleData N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Adapted PE, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This website is devoted to providing objective information on all types of assistive technology for all types of people with disabilities.
Ablenet (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Communication, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This catalog provides technology solutions for all students with disabilities, includes hardware, software and teacher resources.
ACC Intervention N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Communication
website Report a problem!
Description: AAC Intervention is a website created by two speech and language pathologists who provide many useful tips about using augmentative communication and assistive technology. (Not VI specific)
Access World N/A Technology Internet and Accessibility article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Access World is a magazine addressing assistive technology used by individuals with visual impairments. It includes product reviews and news related to accessibility.
Accessibility Guidelines N/A Technology   website Report a problem!
Description: This webpage provides a compilation of accessibility guidelines in categories such as instructional materials, distance education, law, and world wide accessibility.
Accessible Textbooks Clearinghouse N/A Technology Accessible Books, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
website Report a problem!
Description: This webpage provides information related to accessible textbooks for students with visual impairments. Categories include accessible textbook initiatives, DAISY and digital talking books, court cases (higher ed), copyright information, and emerging technology.
Adaptivation, Inc. (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Communication, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Manufacturer of hardware for the physically disabled including switches and communication devices. (Not VI Specific)
Adobe Acrobat XI (Cost) N/A Technology Braille Production, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: Adobe Acrobat XI can be used to unlock PDFs to obtain text for braille production. You can also convert documents between PDF and MS Word format and copy and edit text within PDF documents.
AI Squared (Cost) N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Solutions
website Report a problem!
Description: Ai Squared is the creator of a variety of screen magnification and screen reading software products, including Zoomtext and Zoomtext for Mac.
Anicursor N/A Technology Low Vision Solutions website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides zipfiles of animated cursors one can download for the computer. Under the section 'special', cursors that are enlarged are provided for those with visual impairments.
Assistive Technology For Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment I. Presley & 
F.M. D'Andrea
Assessment, 
Technology
Technology book Report a problem!
Description: Written by two experts in the field of blind education, this book provides instructors information on how to perform AT assessments and how to select appropriate tools.
Assistive Technology Links N/A Technology Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: This TSBVI webpage provides links to resources in the following categories: Overview of Assistive Technology, VI Technology Assessment, VI Technology Training, Technology Manufacturer's links, Web Accessibility, Accessible Textbook Clearinghouse, and Accessibiilty Guidelines.
Braille 'n Speak and E-mail:  FAQ's N/A Technology Training and Tutorials website Report a problem!
Description: Overview of using Blazie Engineering products to access e-mail and/or connect to the internet
Braille Book Files at TSBVI N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Ebooks, 
Nemeth, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics
website Report a problem!
Description: This site provides teachers with literary, science and math materials that can be downloaded in Megadots, Duxbury, and BRF formats.
Carolina Assistive Technology (CAT) Computer Games for Students with Visual Impairments (Handouts from Texas Focus 2010) N/A O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Games, 
Recreation, 
Writing Skills
Word document Report a problem!
Description: The University of North Carolina has created several computer games specifically for the visually impaired. This handout explains each game how to install them and the skills they require a user to develop.
CCTV Information N/A Technology Low Vision Solutions website Report a problem!
Description: This site provides information about CCTVs including links to websites, general usage and choosing the best machine for a particular student.
Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) N/A Technology Accessible Books, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: CAST is a nonprofit research and development organization that promotes the expansion of learning for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning (UDL). The website provides an explanation of UDL along with examples of how to implement UDL in schools. (Not VI specific)
Clicker 6 Software (Cost) N/A Technology Low Vision Solutions, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Clicker 6 is a word processor with built-in writing tools to help struggling readers and writers. Tools include speech output as students write, an intelligent word predictor, and picture support. Teachers can also customize vocabulary grids to support literacy development. (Not VI specific)
Closing The Gap N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
General Information, 
Instructional Strategies
website Report a problem!
Description: Closing the Gap is a publication intended to help parents, teachers, and consumers select and implement appropriate assistive technology. A subscription is required to access this resource. A free 2 day trial is available. (Not VI Specific)
Color ID Free N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Solutions
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: Color ID Free is an app that uses the iPhone or iPod touch camera to speak the names of colors.
Creating Accessible Microsoft Word Documents N/A Technology Internet and Accessibility, 
Technology, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website describes the process necessary to create Microsoft Word documents that are accessible to screen readers. It is useful to be able to share with general educators who may be sending electronic documents to students using screen readers, and to inform the students themselves.
Design Science N/A Math, 
Technology
Producing Nemeth Code website Report a problem!
Description: Design Science offers MathType, which is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents. It can be used with Duxbury to produce Nemeth Code.
Duxbury Systems (Cost) N/A Technology Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Producing Nemeth Code, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Duxbury is a retailer of braille translation software including Duxbury Braille Translator, Megadots (a math translator), and NimPro (a translator for NIMAS files). QuicTac, free braille graphics software, is also available for download.
EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)for Math and Science N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Resources, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) is a non-profit organization that provides webinars on accessible information technology for individuals and professionals with disabilities.
Enabling Devices (Cost) N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Enabling Devices sells assistive devices and products for individuals with disabilities including visual impairment.
Enabling Technologies (Cost) N/A Technology Producing Nemeth Code website Report a problem!
Description: Enabling Technologies produces braille production products and software, including the Phoenix embosser, which works with the Firebird Software Suite to produce both braille and tactile graphics.
Finding, Researching and Downloading Books, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias on the Net M. McCarty Technology Accessible Books, 
Recreational Reading, 
Reference, 
Technology
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article provides a variety of options for downloading accessible books.
Flesky - Happy Typing N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: An app designed for the blind user that uses predictive text technology to allow for easier typing on smart phones. "Fleksy allows users to type text on the familiar keyboard layout by tapping on the screen. Our patent pending technology does not need accuracy--just tap on the screen and Fleksy will automatically detect the text you meant to enter, even if you have missed every single key."
Flying Blind N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides information and technology promotions to the blind consumer. They also have a useful listserv that provides information regarding trends, issues, and new products available in the marketplace.
Freedom Scientific (Cost) N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Freedom Scientific manufactures assistive technology products for those with vision impairments or learning disabilities, including JAWS screen reading software, Magic screen magnification software, and a variety of video magnifiers.
Getting Started with the IPhone: An Introduction for Blind Users (Cost) F. Dressner & 
D. Martineau
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Technology book Report a problem!
Description: Getting Started with iPhone and iOS 7 is an introduction to using the iPhone for individuals without vision. It is broken down into 3 parts: Buying, Configuring, and Loading Up Your iPhone; Starting to Use Your iPhone; and Using the Rest of the Built In Apps.
gh (Cost) N/A Technology Producing Nemeth Code, 
Products, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: Gh is an assistive technology company that helps people with print disabilities access information, whether the source is a textbook, publication, standardized test, or website. The company offers a full range of accessible media formats and software applications, including DAISY Digital Talking Books, an Accessible Testing System, Braille, and Tactile Graphics.
GW Micro (Cost) N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: GW Micro manufactures Window Eyes screen reading software along with braille notetakers, portable video magnifiers, and portable braille displays.
Hark the Sound G. Bishop Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Auditory Skills, 
Games, 
Recreation
website Report a problem!
Description: Hark the Sound provides downloadable audio computer games for students with visual impairments.
How Does AT Fit into My Life and My Paperwork? Debra Leff and Cecilia Robinson Technology Accessible Books, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Audio Books, 
Braille Writing, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Low Vision Device Training, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Resources, 
Technology, 
Training and Tutorials
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This document provides links to technology resources and tutorials for all students with visual impairments. Includes accessibility, keyboarding, math, study aid, scan and read, braille, O&M, PDA and screen review.
How to Conquer Assistive Technology Barriers for Low-Tech Parents L. Legendary Family Resources, 
Technology
Family Resources, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: The authors explain tips to demystify assistive technology for parents who are intimidated by the assistive technology used by their child with a disability.
Humanware (Cost) N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Humanware manufactures assistive technology products for individuals with blindness, low vision, deafblindness, and learning disabilities.
iBlink Radio n/a Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website: "The world's first application for the visually impaired for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad! Radio stations, podcasts and reading services of special interest to blind and visually impaired persons.
Judy Lynn Software, Inc. (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Judy Lynn Software manufactures switch software for use with Windows, iPads, Android tablets, and the Kindle Fire. (Not VI specific)
Learn Keys (APH Quota) N/A Technology Keyboard Instruction, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Learn Keys provides auditory feedback when keys are pressed. It is designed for keyboard exploration for students learning to touch type.
MacKichan Software, Inc. N/A Math, 
Technology
Producing Nemeth Code website Report a problem!
Description: MacKichan Software, Inc. offers Scientific Notebook, which is a software program that can be paired with Duxbury Braille Translator to produce Nemeth Code.
Making a Tactile Map in Microsoft Word P. Van Geem Social Studies, 
Technology
Tactile Maps Word document Report a problem!
Description: This presentation shows a user how simple it is to make a tactile map using Microsoft Word.
Math Flash (APH Quota) N/A Math, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation
website Report a problem!
Description: Math Flash is a computer program designed to help elementary students sharpen math skills using talking electronic flash cards.
Math Talk (Cost) N/A Math, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Producing Nemeth Code, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Mathtalk is a speech recognition mathematics product. It pairs with Dragon 12 and Scientific Notebook to allow the user to control Scientific Notebook using speech.
Mayer-Johnson Co. (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Communication, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This company sells materials in promoting language with those who are speech and language impaired. Some items are symbol systems, PCS and materials for Boardmaker. (Not VI specific)
Music and Low Vision: Strategies for People with Print Disabilities Who Don't Read Braille N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Low Vision Solutions, 
Music
website Report a problem!
Description: Thomas Green, a retired physicist, developed a great system for displaying music (and other materials) in super-enlarged format, adaptable to each student, on a standard laptop monitor screen.
NFB's Technology Resource List N/A Technology Products website Report a problem!
Description: NFB's Technology Resource List provides information about the latest braille and speech technology available, including braille notetakers, GPS systems, mobile phones, braille translation software, and more.
Preparing Math Materials Using DBT and Scientific Notebook N/A Math, 
Technology
Nemeth, 
Technology
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This document provides step-by-step directions to help you get started using Scientific Notebook, Duxbury Braille Translator, and Quick Tac to produce correctly formatted Nemeth Braille materials. E-mail: amfierro7@gmail.com
QIAT (Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology) N/A Assessment, 
Technology
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
website Report a problem!
Description: QIAT is a useful resource for assistive technology evaluation and process for IEP teams. The website holds a collection of widely applicable forms, such as a sample referral form, an AT Plan, an AT Flowchart, and more.
QuickTac N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Technology
Tactile Graphics website Report a problem!
Description: QuickTac is a free program available from Duxbury Systems Inc. It can be used to make simple tactile graphics.
Read2Go for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad Benetech Technology Accessible Books, 
Audio Books, 
Ebooks
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: With Read2Go, you can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare using your Bookshare membership, as well as read DAISY books from other sources. The app gives you full control over visual choices for font size and color, background and highlighting color, and text-to-speech preferences.
Screen-Reading Alternatives: An Overview of Low-Cost Options B. Hodge & 
L. Huffman
Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Although published in 2009, this article provides a useful comparison between commonly used screen reading and screen magnification programs (JAWS, Zoomtext, and Window Eyes) and lower cost or less commonly used options (Guide, Voiceover, and Narrator).
See It Video Magnifier (Cost) N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Devices
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: See It is a handheld video magnifier that works by streaming a real time video feed to your iPhone or iPad's screen from your device's back-facing camera. You can zoom the feed in and out, and apply image filters to make things easier to see.
Serotek N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: Serotek provides accessibility solutions for those who are blind or visually impaired. In particular, they have created a free downloadable program to be placed on a flashdrive that will allow any user at any computer full access via speech.
Social Netorking and You: Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for Blind Users (Cost) A. Dresner Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Technology   Report a problem!
Description: This guide explains what social networking is and how a blind user can access Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Spoonbill Software N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Games website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides games for blind gamers free of charge.
STAGES Software Solutions for Special Needs (Cost) M. Pugliese Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: Guide for teachers of students with multiple disabilities in choosing educational software according to developmental and communication level.
Student's Computer Abilities N/A Technology Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
website Report a problem!
Description: This page provides suggested computer skills throughout a student's educational history.
Tactile Library N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps
website Report a problem!
Description: A free library from the UK loaded with images that are broken down according to age. Most images are considered universal.
TalkCalc - talking calculator N/A Math, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Solutions
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website: "It's a TALKING calculator for kids! It's INTERACTIVE. . . It's CUSTOMIZABLE . . . and it's USER FRIENDLY." It can display numbers, objects such as fish, cars and written numbers. Very kid friendly.
Talking Camera - for visually impaired/blind N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website: "This app is made for visually impaired people: large fonts, high contrast app. Talking camera will help you in your everyday life by reading for you any written text. The app is simple and straightforward: 1. You take a picture of text (menu in a restaurant, page of a book, etc.) 2. The app will read the text for you
Talking Typer for Windows (APH Quota) N/A Technology Keyboard Instruction, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Software that provides keyboarding training with speech and a large display.
Talking Typing Teacher (Cost) N/A Technology Keyboard Instruction website Report a problem!
Description: A fully auditory program that teaches any level of student how to keyboard. It also includes options to change fonts and colors for students with low vision.
TalkingTag (Cost) N/A Independent Living, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Solutions
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website,"record short Video or Voice messages on TalkingTag labels and merchandize using this innovative TalkingTag App. Note: You will need TalkingTag labels to use this App. Store your Memories, Messages and Notes on different types of TalkingTag labels which can then be attached to Scrapbooks, Greeting cards, photo albums, gifts, quilts and any other item. You can share the messages with friends, family or business associates by simply sending the recorded label."
Tech Loan Program Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired N/A Technology Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: Lending library of technology available through Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired's Outreach Department.
Technology Assessment Checklist for Students with Visual Impairments I. Presley Assessment, 
Technology
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Program Planning
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Tool for assessing student's usage of technology.
Technology Products and Software Demos from APH N/A Professional Resources, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Demonstrations of APH's technology products are provided.
Technology Products from the American Printing House for the Blind N/A Technology Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of products specifically for the visually impaired consumer.  Technology products include hardware and software.
Telesensory (Cost) N/A Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions
website Report a problem!
Description: Telesensory makes products for visually impaired consumers to help increase independence. Products include CCTVs, scanners and hand-held devices.
Touch Graphics Inc. (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
O&M, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Tactual Related, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: This company produces the Talking Tactile Tablet, the Wii Cane and the SAL and is a leader in cutting edge technology for the blind and visually impaired.
Turbo Phonics (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Technology
Beginning Reading, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
video Report a problem!
Description: This is a computer based reading program designed to help low vision students attain reading skills.
TVI - Technologies for the Visually Impaired N/A Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Braille Production, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: Technologies for the Visually Impaired offers a wide array of products for the visually impaired including software, hardware, products for braille production, reading machines, etc. They also offer the Portico, the only laptop designed for the blind.
Twenty-six Useful Apps for the Blind I-Phone User (Cost) P. Cantisani Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Technology book Report a problem!
Description: The author reviews 26 apps that can be used with blind users.
VI Technology Assessments N/A Assessment, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Program Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: Links to resources for technology assessments for the visually impaired student
VI Technology Training N/A Technology Instructional Support, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides a substantial amount of information regarding training and technology for the visually impaired. It includes on-line training, documents from previous trainings as well as a list of trainings available around the state.
ViA (Visually Impaired Apps) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Reference, 
Resources
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: A fully accessible app for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. ViA has been designed to help identify apps that are useful for adults and children who are blind or have low vision, including those with additional disabilities. Users can easily sort through the apps in the App Store and locate those that were built specifically for, or provide functionality to the user with a visual impairment."
View Plus Technologies (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Producing Nemeth Code, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: This company sells the Tiger Printer which produces high-resolution tactual graphics and braille. It also sells the Accessible Graphing Calculator.
VO (VoiceOver)Starter (Cost) M. Doise Technology Adaptive Tools/Technology mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the app store: "VO Starter is the first app to offer blind and visually impaired IOS users training on the built in screen reader, VoiceOver."
Vtech Electronics (Cost) N/A Early Childhood, 
Technology
Toys website Report a problem!
Description: Creator of toys, typically electronic, that can be used with visually impaired children for various sensory stimulations.
Widgit (Writing With Symbols) Software (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Technology
Communication, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This software, Writing with Symbols, provides pictures and a word processor for those who have trouble using text only.
WinZoom (Cost) N/A Technology Internet and Accessibility, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions
website Report a problem!
Description: WinZoom is a screen reader/software enlarging program that is found on a jumpdrive which allows total accessibility on any computer without needing administrative priviledges to operate.
Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative N/A Assessment, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Strategies
website Report a problem!
Description: A website used in Wisconsin school districts for the implementation of assistive technology. It provides assessment tools and training for teachers. (Not VI Specific)
www.usedlowvisionstore.com N/A Technology Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This on-line store will buy used low vision equipment and sell it on consignment.
xPix Zoom Digital Microscope (Cost) N/A Science, 
Technology
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions
website Report a problem!
Description: A computer peripheral microscope which requires the user to load the software on the computer and then simply plug it into the computer USB port.