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Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

If you have talked to me about assistive technology in the last few months, there’s a high chance that I have mention Microsoft Immersive Reader and how it can help students with vision impairments and print disabilities. I have been using this tool a lot […]

Hopscotch Coding App Review

Hopscotch Coding App Review

How to use the free Hopscotch coding app to learn programming concepts and promote STEM education

Why I Use Repl.it IDE For My Coding Assignments

Why I Use Repl.it IDE For My Coding Assignments

Last semester, I needed to find a large print IDE that I could use for my Python programming class, and one of my friends recommended that I try Repl.it. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect from an online IDE, but it quickly became […]

SoloLearn Programming App Review

SoloLearn Programming App Review

I’ve been working towards learning more about programming and coding languages outside of the classroom, because I want to stand out more when applying for jobs after college. One of my favorite ways to learn is through interactive apps, especially free ones, so I was […]

Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Today is a special day, because thousands of students from all around the world are going to be introduced to computer science for the first time with Hour of Code, many from underrepresented populations. This includes students that are using assistive technology with Hour of […]

Computer Lab Accommodations For Low Vision Students

Computer Lab Accommodations For Low Vision Students

While it wasn’t officially written as part of my IEP accommodations, my teachers and I worked together to develop various accommodations for my low vision so that I could use computers in the school computer lab. Because I attended schools with limited funding for assistive […]

How To Write Alt Text For Memes

How To Write Alt Text For Memes

Yesterday, Instagram announced that users could now add alt text and image descriptions to their posts, or have alt text automatically generated for them. While there are many great examples of how to write alt text and image descriptions for personal and product posts, there […]

How To Write Alt Text For Digital Comics

How To Write Alt Text For Digital Comics

With the new update for Instagram that allows users to add their own alt text and image descriptions to their posts, comic artists now have an opportunity to share their creations with people who are vision impaired. While it may seem difficult to write alt […]

How To Write Alt Text and Image Descriptions For Instagram

How To Write Alt Text and Image Descriptions For Instagram

How to write alt text and image descriptions for your Instagram posts

Amazon Rapids Review

Amazon Rapids Review

One of my friends and I were talking the other day about free children’s books apps and how important they are for helping kids get excited about reading. I was excited to discover that Amazon has a free children’s book library app called Amazon Rapids, […]