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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 […]

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, […]

Why Every Visually Impaired Child Should Meet A Therapy Dog

Why Every Visually Impaired Child Should Meet A Therapy Dog

When I was about five years old, my family took me to a program at our local library where kids could read to certified therapy dogs. This program was designed to spark a love of reading, and also a love of dogs for the children […]

Marvel Comics App Review For Vision Impairment

Marvel Comics App Review For Vision Impairment

Many of my friends with vision impairment enjoy watching Marvel movies and reading Marvel comics. At first, I was confused on how they were able to read the comics until I found the Marvel Comics app a year ago. While I don’t consider myself a […]

My Eight Favorite Free Fonts For Print Disabilities

Learn more about dyslexia and low vision friendly fonts for accessible materials

TumbleBooks For Low Vision Review

TumbleBooks For Low Vision Review

Many libraries have started providing eBooks for cardholders- read more about digital library resources here. While many eBook titles available are targeted at adults, there are still services that provide eBooks for children at no cost to cardholders. One of the most popular eBook services […]

Capti Voice Narrator App Review

Capti Voice Narrator App Review

Earlier today, I realized that I had to read a long online article before going to a lecture. This task sounded very tiring, since I had just finished a two hour exam and my eyes were already hurting from staring at a screen without a […]

Five Ways To Simplify Reading With Technology

Five Ways To Simplify Reading With Technology

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 […]

How To Make Things On The Board Easier To See

How To Make Things On The Board Easier To See

How to improve readability and make it easier to see whiteboards, document cameras, and computer projectors.

Why To Attend Therapy Dog Reading Programs

Why To Attend Therapy Dog Reading Programs

Dedicated to beagle butt, who attended over 50 therapy dog reading programs and helped dozens of children be comfortable around dogs. This week, a news story went viral about a therapy dog reading program in Minnesota. One of the dogs in the program, named Sting, […]