Author: Elizabeth Whitaker

Increase Braille Literacy with Braille Study Mode

Braille Study mode is an outstanding JAWS feature that is compatible with the Focus 40, 80, and 14 Blue refreshable braille displays. Whether you are teaching students how to read and write braille or learning it yourself, you will benefit from this powerful feature. Advantages of Braille Study Mode Learn braille while performing practical tasks …

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How Refreshable Braille Enhances Braille Literacy

Braille is an essential tool for promoting literacy among persons who are blind. Use it at home, at work, and in the classroom to access documents, web pages, email, and assignments. Braille literacy improves scholastic success and increases employment opportunities. Statistically, 90% of employed individuals with a visual impairment read and write braille. What is …

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Access and Engagement Survey – Let Your Voice be Heard!

Were you one of the 1,432 people who completed the Access and Engagement 1 Survey?  This survey examined the impact of COVID-19 on the education of students with visual impairments, their families, teachers of students with visual impairments (TVIs), and orientation and mobility (O&M) specialists. What did we learn from the survey conducted this past …

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