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For children who are blind or visually impaired, iPads represent multi-purpose, portable Assistive Technology devices that can replace expensive AT devices.
Feelif is a tactile tablet that is able to combine native features of the Samsung tablet, like vibrations and the built-in screenreader, with a tactile surface to create a whole new learning experience.
EDA PLAY ELIS is an iPad app designed for young children who have low vision or CVI and who are learning how to use their vision.
Just because iPads are cheaper than other pieces of assistive equipment doesn't necessarily make them affordable! Here are five tips on how to get grants and funding for a free iPad.
Children with CVI often prefer clear, crisp images with little background clutter. They respond well to high contrast, bright colors (especially yellow or red), movement and LIGHTS!
Apple's iPad is supposed to be very accessible for kids with special needs, but you might need help setting it up so your child can use it properly.
The iPad is very interactive and easily tailored to suit the needs of kids with CVI, if you have the right apps. Here are our favorites!
Check out these Braille Stickers for iOS Messaging available for download through Sensory Sun.
Braille Bee is a spelling app for kids who are blind including games for learning how to spell words in uncontracted and UEB contracted braille. Enter to win a free download too!
This app gives tips on how to adapt signs for blind children including videos and written information. It also allows you to create your own dictionary of signs.
EDA PLAY TOBY is a free iPad app that can help visually impaired kids learn to use the vision they have. It's a great app for kids with CVI!
EDA PLAY PAULI is an iPad app that is designed for children who are visually impaired and is an especially great iPad app for kids with CVI.
Sonokids is an Australian software company that creates accessible computer and app games for kids who are visually impaired.
You can now purchase assistive technology products directly from Apple on the Global Apple Store. Products are currently available in a variety of categories including Vision, Physical & Motor Skills and Learning & Literacy.
Tips to help you and your child who is visually impaired learn the basics of how the iPad works and how to use all the accessibility features it has to offer.