"Write" Tools for Angie:
Technology for Students Who Are Visually Impaired

9:15 minutes

black and white photo of Angie walking from the school bus

 

Meet Angie, an energetic 17-year-old girl who is blind and follow her through her day at Chicopee High where she is fully included. Learn why Angie considers her portable Braille device with speech output to be "a lifeline," enabling her to succeed in her high school classes. Kathy, Angie's vision specialist since kindergarten, reflects on how changes in technology for students with visual impairment over the past decade have impacted Angie's school career.

 

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The video "Write" Tools for Angie: Technology for Students Who Are Visually Impaired, is available individually, or as part of a six-video series. Each video is accompanied by supporting print materials which can be photocopied and disseminated as needed. All videos are closed captioned. Open captioned and described versions are available upon request.

Single video: $29.99
Video series (all 6 videos): $159.99

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This material was developed by the National Center to Improve Practice (NCIP), located at Education Development Center, Inc. in Newton, Massachusetts.  NCIP was funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs from October 1, 1992 - September 30, 1998, Grant #H180N20013.  Permission is granted to copy and disseminate this information.  If you do so, please cite NCIP.   Contents do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by NCIP, EDC, or the U.S. Government.  This site was last updated in September 1998. 

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