The Adaptech Insider for Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – Volume 42

 
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The Adaptech Insider for Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – Volume 42
Empowerment Through Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication
http://flying-blind.com/

Greetings,

Flying Blind, LLC Announces the Highly Anticipated Release of ‘iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, iOS 9 Edition’ Authored By Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind LLC and Published by AFB Press

Book cover for iOS in the Classroom, A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments by Larry L. Lewis, Jr., iOS 9 Edition. AFB Press. American Foundation for the Blind. Book Cover Art depicts in cartoon form a hand over an iPad with a small Refreshable Braille Display just to the left of the hand.

iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments‘ is a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to teaching the use of the iPad running iOS 9. The book explores the extensive accessibility options available, where to find them, and how to configure them. iOS in the Classroom is geared toward allowing students with visual impairments to use the iPad to complete the same classroom tasks as their sighted peers. It covers a variety of tasks and features including:

  • Getting acquainted with VoiceOver and Zoom
  • Using external keyboards and refreshable braille displays
  • Understanding touch screen gestures and braille chord commands
  • Finding and managing content in iTunes, the App Store, iCloud, and other file sharing apps
  • Using the iPad for online activities including internet browsing, e-mail, and instant messaging
  • Utilizing specific apps

This resource provides teachers with helpful, easy-to-understand iOS technology instructions, allowing them to support their students in learning, and ensuring success in the classroom.



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‘I am both honored and humbled to have such a globally acclaimed partner in AFB Press, the Publisher of this book. This organization’s commitment to leveraging technological know-how to provide equality within the classroom and workplace for vision impaired students mirrors my own personal passion for unleashing the very opportunities that such technologies provide to those of us who truly benefit from these solutions!” – Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind, LLC.

Available NOW in print, e-book, and online subscription. Order your copy TODAY using the link below! Or call (800) 232-3044!

Order Now – ‘iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, iOS 9 Edition’ Authored By Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind LLC and Published by AFB Press – AFB Store
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