Assistive Technology for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment

Assistive Technology for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment

by Ike Presley, Frances Mary D'Andrea
     
 

ISBN-10: 0891288902

ISBN-13: 9780891288909

Pub. Date: 01/01/2009

Publisher: AFB Press

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 which assistive technology tools are right for your students? This comprehensive handbook is the essential resource for teachers of students with visual impairments, administrators, technology professionals, and

Overview

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 which assistive technology tools are right for your students? This comprehensive handbook is the essential resource for teachers of students with visual impairments, administrators, technology professionals, and anyone who needs to keep up with the ever-changing world of technology. Assistive Technology For Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment contains 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
• Detailed assessment forms that can be used to determine students' technology needs and solutions to address them
• Advice on writing up program recommendations based on assessment results
• Reproducible, blank assessment forms

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891288909
Publisher:
AFB Press
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
548
Sales rank:
582,828
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.11(d)

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