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Quick Reference Guide for Voiceover on iOS

This quick reference guide defines gestures, keyboard commands, and refreshable braille commands for voiceover on iOS.
Repeating patterns to develop tactile discrimination

Blennz Learning Library

Teaching ideas and activities from BLENNZ – the Blind and Low Vision Education Network New Zealand.
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BANA Adopts Unified English Braille (UEB) for United States

Announcement of the decision of the Braille Authority of North America (BANA) to adopt Unified English Braille (UEB)
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Julia demonstrates her use of assistive technology

This 6th grade girl who is blind demonstrates some of her favorite assistive technology tools.
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Braille Challenge

Find out more about the annual contest for braille students in the United States and Canada.
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Braille Charts for Summary Reference

Braille charts available for free download

Children's Braille Book Club

Joining the Children's Braille Book Club is a great way to promote braille literacy!
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Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille

Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille: Mathematics and for Braille: English/Language Arts
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Tar Heel Reader

Online resource for finding easy-to-read books, designed for students with special needs
Read braille every day!

Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness (PDRIB)

Braille activities from a beginner's level through contractions, including ideas for tactual toys, braille books, and braille games.
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Introduction to Hadley
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Expanded Core Curriculum Lesson Plan Template

Lesson plan template for the Expanded Core Curriculum
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Seedlings Braille Books for Children

Seedlings is a source of braille books and a wonderful supporter of braille literacy!
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State Standards and the Expanded Core Curriculum Aligned

An example of state standards in alignment with the Expanded Core Currculum
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Communication Matrix

Assessment instrument designed for individuals of all ages who function at the earliest stages of communication and who use any form of communication.
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Online library of digital books for people with print disabilities, including blindness and visual impairment
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National Braille Association

The National Braille Association provides professional development and continuing education to transcribers, TVIs, and others who prepare braille materials.
Girl reading braille

Do you have braille books that you don't need any more? Looking to give them a new home? is just the thing! Their mission is to promote braille literacy.
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MacForTheBlind is a site specifically for blind or visually impaired, who use Macintosh computers or iOS devices, such as iPad, iPhone, iPod
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Pictello App for Creating Talking Photo Albums

Create talking photo albums and talking books on iOS devices with the Pictello app