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Tips for Classroom Accommodations

by Jeff Schwartz and Leslie Weilbacher, APH Outreach Specialists The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and for...

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Eat All the Colors of the Rainbow with MyPlate

We all know it’s important to eat healthily, but we also know following through can be tricky, especially when there...

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What Does Health Education Mean to You?

Remember your health education classes in middle and high school? For many of us, they evoked a combination of curiosity...

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Making Graphics for PixBlaster and PageBlaster

Tactile graphics are an important tool in the tactile literacy toolkit, and there’s so much to them that it’s hard...

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APH Behind the Scenes: How Tactile Graphics are Made

Tactile graphics make visual concepts accessible by providing tactile representations of maps, diagrams, and graphs to people who are blind...

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An Inside Look at the TGIL

The Tactile Graphics Image Library (TGIL) is a free online resource that puts tactile graphics at your fingertips. Teachers, students,...

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LEGO® Braille Bricks On-Demand Learning Course

The Power of Learning Through Play More than a year ago, we partnered with the LEGO Foundation to provide LEGO®...

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Adapting Physical Education Classes to Meet Student Needs

How do you make physical education (PE) classes accessible for students who are blind and visually impaired? We spoke with...

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Meet APH Scholar Stacey Gibbins

APH is proud to recognize Stacey Gibbins, nominated by Ex Officio Trustee (EOT), Scott McCallum, as one of our 2021-2022...

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Building Your Science, Health, Technology, and Engineering Toolkit

From biology to anatomy to engineering, we have a variety of products and resources to supplement your students’ education. Check...

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Meet APH Scholar Michelle Shanley

We would like to congratulate Michelle Shanley, nominated by EOT, Kristin Oien, as a 2021-2022 APH Scholar. Michelle Shanley has...

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Babies with CVI Now Available from APH Press

CVI is a neurological visual disorder caused by damage to the areas of the brain that process vision. According to...

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Even Easier Braille: Introducing BrailleBlaster V2!

What is BrailleBlaster Version 2? BrailleBlaster V2 is a near-complete rewrite of how the software functions. It is a step...

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Play-Based Reach & Match Supports School Readiness, Core Curriculum, and ECC

Barbara Peterson, APH Scholar and vision consultant for the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind, believes the Reach &...

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Preparing for Next Year – A TVI Checklist

As an itinerant TVI, the end of the school year always feels like a whirlwind with state testing, end-of-year events,...

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