Accessible Education for Blind Learners. Kindergarten by Shelley Kinash

By Shelley Kinash

(special supplemental workbook) The aim of this handbook is to reinforce the ability of all contributors of the academic context, even if pupil, father or mother, instructor, administrator, or advisor, to turn on some great benefits of infused applied sciences for all freshmen, together with those people who are blind or have low imaginative and prescient. to complete this goal this handbook offers history and functional details with appreciate to inquiry-based schooling, infused applied sciences, and blindness and visible impairment. you will find vignettes of real-life blind beginners, assistance from a blind educator, key elements of obtainable technology-infused schooling together with info on adaptive applied sciences for functions that experience no longer but been designed for all newcomers, and useful feedback to make on-line classes and sites obtainable. should you desire to discover extra, there are many thoughts for additional interpreting, equipped to steer the reader to express content material.

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By Shelley Kinash

(special supplemental workbook) The aim of this handbook is to reinforce the ability of all contributors of the academic context, even if pupil, father or mother, instructor, administrator, or advisor, to turn on some great benefits of infused applied sciences for all freshmen, together with those people who are blind or have low imaginative and prescient. to complete this goal this handbook offers history and functional details with appreciate to inquiry-based schooling, infused applied sciences, and blindness and visible impairment. you will find vignettes of real-life blind beginners, assistance from a blind educator, key elements of obtainable technology-infused schooling together with info on adaptive applied sciences for functions that experience no longer but been designed for all newcomers, and useful feedback to make on-line classes and sites obtainable. should you desire to discover extra, there are many thoughts for additional interpreting, equipped to steer the reader to express content material.

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