About the Author

Email Contact Info: lockwood@mywebpad.net

Herbert Timothy Lockwood, MS, TVI

Tim has been a educator for 38 years and has worked with technology for handicapped individuals as a consultant for over 28 years and with visually impaired students for 19 years. He has participated in the summer camps for blind and low vision for the past 12 years. Mr. Lockwood has taught a wide variety of academic classes over the years including Science, English, American Literature, Career Education, and Music as well as providing the best possible individual adaptive technology adaptations for his students. Mr. Lockwood has presented at many conferences in the areas of vision, technology and special education, and authored several books and journal articles. Tim received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Northern Iowa in 1979 and his Master of Science in Education from University of Nebraska, Kearney in 1999. He also attended the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and received his Teacher of the Visually Impaired Endorsement in 2007.


2017 EPIQ Award from Experiencing Programing In Quorum for Curriculum Design

2016 EPIQ Award runner up from Experiencing Programing In Quorum

2015 EPIQ Award from Experiencing Programing In Quorum

2012 Outstanding Teacher of the Year of Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired from the Council of Schools for the Blind


Experiencing Programing In Quorum

Summer Programs 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Teacher of the Visually Impaired Endorsement

University of Nebraska, Lincoln 2005

Master of Science in Education

University of Nebraska, Kearney 1999

Bachelor of Music

University of Northern Iowa, 1979

Associate of Arts

Kirkwood Community College, 1977


Tim's Tech Tips (2014-2017)

Adaptive Tech (2012-2017)


  • BrailleNote Touch Educational Guide, HTL Press 2018 (in progress)
  • BrailleNote Apex Educational Guide, HTL Press 2015
  • BrailleNote Apex Educational Guide for the BT, HTL Press 2016
  • The BrailleLite Workbook, 2004
  • The Braille N’ Speak Scholar’s Workbook, Volumes One and Two , 2003
  • “Preparing Computer Materials for Blind and Low Vision Students”, American Journal for Teachers of the Visually Impaired, 2003
  • Working with your Mac and More, HTL Press 1995.
  • "Interrelationship of Native American Music and Religion", Council for Basic Education Journal, 1994.


  • ESU 5 Tech Fair 2017
  • Midwest Internet Institute: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • ESU 10-11 Tech Fair: 1997,1999, 2000, 2001
  • ESU 15 Fall In-service: 2000
  • Dana College: 2000, 2002
  • Peru State College 2002
  • Mac Workshops: 1995,1996,1997

Topics included: Creating Educational Web Pages, Internet Research, Computer Speech For All Students, Scanning Text For The Visually Impaired, Voice Recognition For Visually And Multiple Impaired Students, Overview of Technology for Blind and Low Vision Students. English and Braille Literacy through Technology, BrailleNote Apex