Affordable Braille Displays

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Where to find a braille display for less than the cost of an iPhone From Technology Tips   Hello, and welcome to another Tech Tip, my name is Seth Leblond and I am the Assistive Technology Coordinator at Foundation for Blind Children. Today I want to talk about a really cool braille display that I […]

Typing For Students with Severe Vision Loss

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All student with any degree of vision loss or multiple disabilities can learn to type. Here’s how best to teach them.   From Teaching Tips Tuesday     Jared: Welcome to Teaching Tips Tuesday my name is Jared Kittleson, Chief Operating Officer here at the Foundation for Blind Children, and today I’m joined by Jenny […]

The Importance of CVI Assessments

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High quality Cortical Visual Impairment Assessments matter. Here’s why.   From Teaching Tips Tuesday   Jared Kittleson: Welcome to Teaching Tips Tuesday, my name is Jared Kittleson, I am Chief Operating Officer here at Foundation for Blind Children, and today I have the distinct privilege of welcoming Jonathan Graves to Teaching Tips Tuesday, Jonathan welcome! […]

How to Use JAWS on a Laptop

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Shortcuts to Use JAWS on a Laptop without a Numeric Keypad From Technology Tips   Today we’re going to talk about the JAWS laptop keyboard layout. This is a layout that is a little bit “underutilized”, but it’s really important if you have a laptop computer that does not have a numeric keypad. The numeric […]

Working with ESL Students and their Families

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Follow Along as Jared Kittelson, Chief Operating Officer at Foundation for Blind Children joins Conchita Hernandez, Statewide Blind and Vision Specialist at Maryland School for the Blind, as she explains helpful tips on how to maximize success when working with ESL Students and families. From Teaching Tips Tuesday Jared Kittelson: Welcome to Teaching Tips Tuesday, […]

How To Use An Abacus

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Follow along as Marc Ashton, CEO of Foundation For Blind Children, learns how to use an abacus   From Teaching Tips Tuesday   Alex: Hey everybody! And welcome back to another episode of Teaching Tips Tuesday, we have a very special episode for you today starring the one and only Marc Ashton, the CEO for Foundation […]

Environmental Print For Emerging Readers

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Jaime Pack-Adair, Director of Early Intervention Services at Foundation For Blind Children, shares knowledge on how to incorporate environmental print for your emerging reader.   From Teaching Tips Tuesday   Jared:  Welcome to Teaching Tips Tuesday, my name is Jared Kittelson, Chief Operating Officer here at the Foundation For Blind Children. Today, I’m joined by […]

What is the Expanded Core Curriculum?

Melanie Audet, Foundation for Blind Children Teacher of the Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility Specialist, breaks down the basics of the Expanded Core Curriculum https://youtu.be/1g1ebHYGsZw Have you ever stopped and wondered how one learns to greet people, use an iPhone, or walk as a child? Well, people learn these skills by using their vision […]

The Importance of an Abacus

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Leanne Grillet, Senior Director of Outreach at American Printing House (APH) and Professor at Florida State University shares her expertise in a common mathematical tool From Teaching Tips Tuesday Alex: Hey Everybody! Welcome back to another episode of Teaching Tips Tuesday. I am profoundly excited and admittedly a little nervous for our guest today. We […]

Teaching Tips Tuesday-How To Increase Braille Reading Speed

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Dr. Nicole Johnson, Head of Vision Department at Kutztown University shares her findings in how to improve this necessary skill for the visually impaired From Teaching Tips Tuesday Alex: Hey everybody! Welcome back to another episode of Teaching Tips Tuesday; today we have with us Dr. Nicole Johnson, she is the head of the vision […]