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Assistive Technology For Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment (Paperback)

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Description of Assistive Technology For Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Assistive technology is essential in today's world to enable people who are blind or visually impaired to participate fully in school, work, and life. But how can you keep track of all the devices and software and each one's function? And what assistive technology tools are right for your students? If you’ve asked yourself these questions or others like them, this comprehensive handbook is the resource you need. You'll find a wealth of technical information translated into clear, user-friendly terms including:

• An overview of the full range of assistive technology that students can use to manage information in print or electronic formats—whether they use vision, touch or hearing to access information
• How to select appropriate tools and strategies
• A structured process for conducting a technology assessment
• A detailed assessment form that can be used to determine students’ technology needs and solutions to address them
• Advice on writing up program recommendations based on assessment results

You’ll also find:
• Tips and insights on working with technology effectively
• A summary of laws and regulations relating to assistive technology
• A resource section of assistive technology producers
• Reproducible, blank assessment forms

Essential for teachers of students with visual impairments, members of the IEP team, administrators, technology professionals, and anyone who needs to keep up with the ever-changing world of technology.

Paperback Product Details:

Pages: 500 pages
ISBN: 978-0-89128-890-9
Publisher: AFB Press
Year of publication: 2009
Availability: ships in 3-4 days; allow time for mailing

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