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October-November 2012 • Volume 106 Number 10

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Special Issue on Technology Contents

JVIB expresses its gratitude to Humanware for its support of this 2012 JVIB Special Issue on Technology.



Preferences and Practices Among Students Who Read Braille and Use Assistive Technology

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Frances Mary D'Andrea

Internet Use by Transition-Aged Youths with Visual Impairments in the United States: Assessing the Impact of Postsecondary Predictors

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Stacy M. Kelly and Karen E. Wolffe

The Relationship Between Computer and Internet Use and Performance on Standardized Tests by Secondary School Students with Visual Impairments

Li Zhou, Nora Griffin-Shirley, Pat Kelley, Devender R. Banda, William Y. Lan, Amy T. Parker, and Derrick W. Smith

Videophone Technology and Students with Deaf-Blindness: A Method for Increasing Access and Communication

Judith Emerson and John Bishop

Emerging Technology & Practices

The Use of Spatialized Speech in Auditory Interfaces for Computer Users Who Are Visually Impaired

Jaka Sodnik, Grega Jakus, and Sašo Tomažič

Teaching the Benefits of Smart Phone Technology to Blind Consumers: Exploring the Potential of the iPhone

Meng Ee Wong and Stacey S. K. Tan

An Alternative Option to Dedicated Braille Notetakers for People with Visual Impairments: Universal Technology for Better Access

Sunggye Hong

Professional Development

Assistive Technology Competencies for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments: A National Study

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Li Zhou, Paul M. Ajuwon, Derrick W. Smith, Nora Griffin-Shirley, Amy T. Parker, and Phoebe Okungu

Perceptions of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments Regarding Assistive Technology: A Follow-up Study to a University Course

Cheryl Kamei-Hannan, Jon Howe, Robyn Rene Herrera, and Jane N. Erin

Instructional Strategies & Practice Perspectives

Technology for Early Braille Literacy: Comparison of Traditional Braille Instruction and Instruction with an Electronic Notetaker

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James O. Bickford and Ruth A. Falco

Technology in Practice: New Paths to Efficiency

Jane N. Erin

Using Real-Life Experiences to Teach Computer Concepts

Alexis Read

How A Braille Contest Serendipitously Accelerated the Use of Digital Audio Players

Nancy Niebrugge

A Free Program for Using and Teaching An Accessible Electronic Wayfinding Device

Maya Delgado Greenberg and Jerry Kuns

Web Special Feature

Comment: I Am an Addict: The Wild and Wonderful World of Assistive Technology and the iPad

Susan Jay Spungin


Guest Editors' Page

Speaker's Corner

An Interview with Technology Guru George Kerscher

Donna McNear and Jim Fruchterman

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