Many blind students take an interest in music and participate in school band programs. In this video, Macy gives ten tips for band directors with blind students in their programs. The following text is a summary of the video. Tip 1: Have reasonable expectations for your blind student. Like sighted students, blind students differ inContinue reading “Tips for Band Directors with Blind Students”
In this video, Caitlyn shares five tips for helping the blind one at the holiday gathering. Large gatherings can be somewhat overwhelming and difficult for blind people to navigate independently, so these are some ways you can help. 1. Include them in conversation. Blind people do not have the luxury of walking up to whoeverContinue reading “Helping the Blind One at the Holiday Gathering”
In this video, Macy shares ten Christmas themed activities to do with blind or visually impaired children. These activities can be done as a family or with a group of friends. However, the blind or visually impaired child will most likely need a significant amount of one-on-one interaction, so be sure that they are fullyContinue reading “Christmas Activities for Blind and Visually Impaired Children”
In this video, Macy, Caitlyn, Beau, and Cole answer twelve holiday-themed questions.
In this video, Macy gives a tutorial on submitting assignments in Google Classroom for iOs and describes the various options for assignment submission. The following post lists the options for submitting in Classroom and when to use each. Drive: This option allows you to submit files from your Google Drive. You can submit any fileContinue reading “Submitting Assignments in Google Classroom for iOs”
In this video, Macy gives some examples of Halloween activities that blind and visually impaired children can enjoy with parents, teachers, and friends. Below is a list of these activities. Carving or Painting Pumpkins: If your child is young, you can do all the carving and let them scoop out the inside of the pumpkinContinue reading “Halloween Activities for Blind and Visually Impaired Children”
In this video, Caitlyn provides ten tips for science teachers with blind or visually impaired students. Below, you will find a written list of the tips along with links to the resources mentioned in the video. 1. Maintain constant communication with your student and their TVI, (teacher of the visually impaired). Try to get yourContinue reading “Tips for Science Teachers with Blind or Visually Impaired Students”
In this video, Caitlyn compares and contrasts the top three screen readers: JAWS, NVDA, and Voiceover.
In this video, Caitlyn shares ten tips for math teachers with blind or visually impaired students. These tips are primarily directed at elementary and high school math teachers, but some can be applied to college professors as well. Below, you will find a written summary of the tips. 1. Be descriptive. Make sure that yourContinue reading “Tips for Math Teachers with Blind or Visually Impaired Students”
As you prepare to make decisions about where to attend college or university, it is important that you reach out to the institutions you are considering to ask questions about your accommodations and gain general knowledge about the college or university from a representative. In the video below, Macy shares her personal experiences and givesContinue reading “Example Emails to College Representatives”