VI 539 Assistive Technology for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (1)
Overview of assistive technology for persons who are blind or visually impaired--Braille, enlarged print, speech. Lecture and "hands-on" experience with screen readers, Braille notetakers, Braille translation programs, and screen magnifiers. Representatives from technology companies, the American Printing House for the Blind, and local distributors will explain and demonstrate use of products and assist with instruction of selected devices and programs. Offered as a week-long, on-campus institute in July. Offered as a week-long hybrid/online course.