Offered by the Perkins Training
Center, this full-day hands-on workshop, conducted by Diane Brauner and Ed
Summers of SAS Institute, introduces educators of the visually impaired to iPad
accessibility features that help totally blind and low vision students succeed
in the classroom and the 21st century knowledge economy.
workshop is specifically designed for participants with little or no knowledge
of the iPad. If possible, each participant should bring an iPad, iPhone or
iPod touch that can be used during hands-on step-by-step activities. Loaner
iPads are available upon request.
As a result of the session,
participants will have deeper insight and greater knowledge around:
Participants will learn how to perform some of the basic tasks on an iPad
including searching the Web and taking notes.
2. Participants will learn
how to use the Voiceover screen reader on the iPad.
3. Participants will
learn how to use the low vision features of the iPad.
will learn how to pair an iPad with a Smart Board, ELMO, Mimeo, and other
projection devices so low vision students can view class materials with the
assistance of the low vision features of the iPad
information, please contact Dr. Rona Shaw, firstname.lastname@example.org.