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VI Assistive Technology


This program provides consultation and technical assistance to local districts/SSA's in addressing the technology needs for Visually Impaired students.


Areas of Service

  • Assistance developing equipment/software programs, goals, and objectives
  • On-site technical assistance
  • Participation in assistive technology evaluations for students with visual impairments
  • Teacher support in working with equipment and software
  • VI Technology Olympics
  • Staff development for VI teachers in the use of VI technology
  • Preview of hardware and software for teacher, students, and parents in VI preview room
  • Assistance with the provision of VI equipment and software



Belinda Rudinger, MEd

VI/Assistive Technology Consultant

Phone: 972-348-1606

Fax: 972-348-1677 it comes!


VI AT 101 for Braille Readers


VI AT 101 for Students
with Low Vision


Hadley School for the Blind
Online Courses

Transititioning to Unified English Braille

Basic Nemeth Code

Braille Music Courses


Region 10

Annual Technology Olympics




VI AT Evaluation Flowchart

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Favorite Assistive Technology Websites

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iPad Apps & Resources

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Assistive Technology Assessment Resources:

SETT Framework

WATI Assessment

Iowa School for the Blind Assessments


QIAT Resource Bank





Assistive Technology Available from APH:



Helpful Links & Resources


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Keyboarding Instruction and Resources



Mountbatten Braillewriter

Audio Graphing Calculator



VoiceOver for MAC


Orion TI-84+

Tiger Software Suite & MathType

BrailleNote Apex


iPads for Visually Impaired

Daisy Players

Duxbury Translation Software

Favorite Nemeth References

Nemeth 1972

TSBVI Algebra I

TSBVI Algebra 2

TSBVI Geometry



Tactile Graphics Resources

APH Tactile Graphics Library 

Susan Christensen Tutorial-BANA Template

BANA Tactile Graphics

Iowa School for the Blind