Category: Low Vision

What is Occupational Therapy?

According to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), occupational therapy helps people participate in everyday activities. “Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes.” Occupational Therapy and …

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Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Pre-Employment Training Program

The Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has an amazing Pre-Employment Training program for Young Adults. The program runs from October to June with the students meeting up for once a month workshops and ends with a 3-week intensive workshop in July. This years’ program consisted of 7 students completing these workshops and internships. The students …

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Introducing JAWS Training for Teachers and AT Instructors

Are you a teacher of the visually impaired or an assistive technology instructor? Want tips on where to start with your students? Visit our Teachers’ Resources page to learn about new JAWS training for teachers and AT instructors. About the Training “JAWS Training for Teachers and AT instructors” will assist you when teaching students how …

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Honoring Dan Clark and His 25 Years of Service to Blind and Low Vision Users

We all know him as a trainer, an innovator, and an all-around great guy. Dan Clark has touched the lives of Freedom Scientific software users around the world with his comprehensive training methods and distinct voice. After nearly 25 years with Vispero, Dan is retiring. This post highlights a few of his contributions and honors …

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