Division on Visual Impairments

VIDBE Quarterly Volume 60(4)

A quarterly newsletter from the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Visual Impairments containing practitioner tips for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and other professionals.

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; Lorem Ipsum Dolor Spring 2016 2 While these resources were being created, some teachers discovered that an effective teaching tool to aid in the transition to UEB was a piece of technology that they and their students were already using daily in the classroom. The BrailleNote products by HumanWare have been accepted as an important and successful tool for braille literacy tasks that students who are blind, have used for the past 15 years. In its third generation, the BrailleNote Apex is a mobile device consisting of either a braille or QWERTY keyboard and an 18 or 32 cell refreshable braille display. With its intuitive KeySoft interface and productivity applications designed for a braille reader, as well as its unique contextual help system, the BrailleNote has been recognized and praised as the easiest education tool to learn or teach, in the assistive technology industry. 30

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