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Tech can add fun to education!

Tech can add fun to education - ObjectiveEd

Fostering independence in students with visual impairments

BY CHARLES F. D. WARREN

Educators can leverage sophisticated advancements in technology to help students with visual impairments develop new skills

Technological innovation provides students with visual impairments new tools to support independent living. The significant rise in the sophistication and popularity of smartphones and tablets creates opportunities to enhance learning and increase access.

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Science Museum App for VI

The Science Museum app for visitors with visual impairments

If you’re planning on visiting the Information Age gallery at London’s Science Museum, make sure you download the free Audio Eyes app first.

Available for iOS phones or tablets, this neat app unlocks audio descriptions of the environment, key objects, and tactile displays, and rather than guide the visitor, it responds to their movements around the gallery.

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