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Assistive Technology for Students With Visual Impairments: A Resource for Teachers, Parents, and Students

EasyChair Preprint no. 2354

9 pagesDate: January 10, 2020


Today is era of technology. We see everywhere technology. Technology is the skills, methods, and processes used to achieve goals. In this manner, there are special types of technology tools that can help people who learn understand and working differently? These specific tools are known as Assistive Technology (AT). Actually AT is any software, device or equipment who helps people with disability work around there disability help to make easier there life. Like in regard to Visual impairment Braille watch is AT who helps Visual Impaired person to know time. So we can say that AT is one of essential part of visually impaired child academic or whole life. At allows VI to use their skills and engaged in school environment and use these technologies without helping other. The Rights of Person With Disability Act, 2016 (RPWD) mandate for Assistive Technology is one of crucial part of visual impaired student. There are several research found that use of technology(AT) is lesser in rural area as compare to urban area in India. The scope of AT is fully determined the knowledge of teachers and their knowledge of technology. The main theme of this paper is to potency of AT for visual impaired person. Here in scenario some of special provisions have been also discuss in this paper. It’s focus on various types of technology and their use in life if visually impaired child.

Keyphrases: at, Braille, Disability, low vision, Person with Disability, Schools, Technology, visual impairment, visual impairments

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  author = {Amit Sadh},
  title = {Assistive Technology for Students With Visual Impairments: A Resource for Teachers, Parents, and Students},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 2354},

  year = {EasyChair, 2020}}
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