Yesterday, a close friend of mine gave me a handwritten card. They asked if I would have trouble reading it, as they weren’t sure how to read handwritten cards using assistive technology. Luckily, there are many options for people with vision impairments to read handwritten […]
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If you have talked to me about assistive technology in the last few months, there’s a high chance that I have mentioned Microsoft Immersive Reader and how it can help students with vision impairments and print disabilities. I have been using this tool a lot […]
Using free assistive technology resources to make primary sources accessible for vision impairment
At the end of last semester, the large-print music binder I use for my school pep band fell apart. While the binder lasted me three semesters, I decided that I would redesign the way I organize my music and make it easier to use. Read […]
It’s easy to get distracted while reading text. Weird text formatting, random images, difficult-to-read font, and confusing words can all impact the reader’s experience, keeping them from fully understanding the text. Today, I will be sharing five tools that can simplify the reading experience, and […]
This week, a news story went viral about a therapy dog reading program in Minnesota. One of the dogs in the program, named Sting, didn’t have anybody read to him at one of the events, so his owner posted a Facebook picture encouraging kids to […]
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