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Date: March 26th, 2014
Submitted By: Dan Berger   -   Web Site: tinyurl.com/namtcvc

Assistive Technology Shared Conversation

Navigating the Digital World Using Assistive Technology: A First Person Perspective

Lex Bard, a senior from Southern Huntingdon High School in Pennsylvania, will join NAMTC members on April 22 from 10:00 11:00 a.m. EASTERN for a demonstration and discussion about how technology assists blind individuals in navigating both the physical and digital worlds. Lex is often asked by his school colleagues how he can be on Facebook or read email and why he has a smart phone if he cannot see the screen. He will demonstrate assistive technology like screen readers for surfing the Internet and explain how these tools help him integrate into a rural public school. Following Lex's presentation, we will discuss how LEAs can assure that that the digital resources they provide are accessible.
If you would like to participate via video conference please visit http://tinyurl.com/namtcvc to access the registration form. If you have questions please email vctech@tiu11.org or call 814-542-3737. The session will be archived on the NAMTC website for additional viewing.
This session is the second in the series of Shared Conversations, sponsored by NAMTC as a member service.