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Archive for August, 2015

Learning Braille with Tack Tiles

Learning Braille can be hard. One way to combine learning with sensory awareness is using tactile blocks. The Tack Tiles Braille System is a tactile teaching tool based on LEGO type blocks that can help a person learn to read words, numbers and music in Braille. Tack Tiles Braille blocks are available in English, French, […]

Posted in: Blindness

AbleNet University Webinar Series

AbleNet University offers free webinars for educators and other individuals.  They have live scheduled webinars as well as access to previously recorded topics.  Past webinars have included “Developing Lifelong Leisure Skills for Individuals with Multiple Disabilities:  An Overview for Fun Activities for the Classroom”, “Switch Skills Development, Part 3: Developing Switch Skills for Driving a Power Wheelchair” […]

Check out INDATA’s Assistive Technology Radio Station

The Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project has recently launched an online Assistive Technology radio station. This radio station broadcasts 24/7 and is updated weekly. It features content about various assistive technology devices as well as AT training sessions. In addition, it features content from other AT projects across the nation.     Contributor: Brittany […]

Posted in: Accessibility
 
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