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General Guidelines For Making Online Classes Accessible to Blind and Visually Impaired Students

1. Maintain a consistent layout for the online course. Screen reader users tend to memorize the layout of websites they visit often. It is difficult for blind and visually impaired students to quickly scan webpages for newly added content, so it is important that new information is consistently posted to the same location within the online learning platform. 687 more words

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Expanding the Minds of the Blind in Thailand through the English Language – Jessica Shiflett

Jessica Shiflett, a current senior at Adolfo Camarillo High School, is half Thai and has had the privilege of visiting family in Thailand every summer. Year after year, she was shocked to see the number of visually impaired individuals on the streets in each city she went to. 754 more words

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Teaching Visually Impaired Students

According to IDEA’s definition, visually impairment is defined as including blindness means an impairment in vision that, even with correction, adversely affects a child’s educational performance. 201 more words


Some (Hopefully) Funny Stories

It took me a long time to become comfortable with laughing at my struggles of being a visually impaired person. It took me almost two decades, but I am finally there and it is so much fun! 1,088 more words

Web Browsing with Mozilla Firefox and NVDA

Go to the address bar: alt + d

Open new tab: ctrl + t

Move by heading: h

Move by link: k

Move by visited link: v… 39 more words

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Web Browsing with Mozilla Firefox and JAWS

Jump to the address bar: alt+d

Move by heading: h

Open new tab: control + t

Move by button: b

Move by edit field: e… 84 more words

Visually Impaired