COVID-19 Educational Resources

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  • Light Detector – transforms any natural or artificial light source it encounters into sound.
  • Dragon Dictation – quickly transcribes words into text 3x faster than typing with up to 99% recognition accuracy. Dictate homework assignments, send email, surf the web and more-by voice.
  • Be My Eyes-Helping Blind See – connects visually impaired people with sighted volunteers who provide virtual assistance through a live video call. Be My Eyes is available in 180 languages.
  • AccessNote – sophisticated note-taking app designed to support visually impaired students and working professionals. Compatible with VoiceOverID.
  • Color ID – works by identifying colors around the user and speaking those colors aloud.
  • Talking Calculator -Calculator has large colorful buttons, optional high contrast, full VoiceOver support, and unique to this calculator; the option to use speech for answers, button names and formulas.
  • Text to Speech Reader -Instantly reads out loud text, PDFs and ebooks with natural sounding voices online.
  • Visual Brailler – Braille writer for your iPad.
  • TapTapSee -utilizes your device’s camera and VoiceOver functions to take a picture or video of anything and identify it out loud for you.
  • Alabama Parent Education Center – Sensory learning ideas
  • Natural Reader – free text-to-speech program, along with usable fonts for individuals with dyslexia

Alabama State Department of Education – Response to COVID-19, including information related to IEP/504 in time of pandemic

US Department of Education – Response to COVID-19 and finishing the 2019/2020 school year.

Alabama Parent Education Center – resources for parents of individuals with disabilities, including information related to IEP/504 in virtual learning settings.

Special Education and Inclusive Learning – Resources for Inclusive Teachers. Autism, SEND

Resources for college students with disabilities

Learn some new skills for free during COVID-19 social distancing:

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