Training

8 Tips for Teachers with Visually Impaired Students

Teaching a student with visual impairments for the first time can be intimidating, but there are many resources available to help and there are lots of assistive technologies specifically designed for students with low vision or blindness. Every visually impaired student is different and has different needs so there is no one-size-fits-all guideline. To get…

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Is The iPad Not All You Thought It Would Be?

Is The iPad Not All You Thought It Would Be? Training

iPads and tablets can be great assistive technology, but sometimes they are not enough. Has your organization invested in iPads and tablets, but now you find these devices to be lacking? Do you or your students find struggling with holding an iPad while trying to read or write to be distracting? Have you had issues…

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Comcast’s New Feature to Help Visually Impaired Experience TV

Comcast is partnering with organizations dedicated to serving people with visual disabilities to bring the company’s new voice guidance technology to more people.  The “talking guide” is a feature on the X1 platform that reads aloud selections like program titles, network names and time slots as well as DVR and On Demand settings, giving users…

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