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Braille Displays vs. Notetakers: Everything You Need to Know

Date & Time
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 10:20 AM PST  
Location
Grand AB  
Description
In this interactive session, audience members will engage with the East Texas Lighthouse Assistive Technology team learning core concepts and applications for braille displays and notetakers. Topics covered in this session will include the differences and similarities between braille displays and notetakers, school and work scenarios best suited for each device, and the timing and approach to introduce these devices to new learners. Presenters will demonstrate scenarios and tasks which are better suited for braille displays or notetakers. In addition to providing reference materials created by the ETLB Assistive Technology team, attendees will be shown, through live demonstration, the variety of learning resources which are available for users to keep their skills sharp with their current and future braille devices.  
Audience
  • Higher Education
  • Disability Specific
  • K-12 Education
  • Government
  • Employment & Human Resources
Audience Level
Intermediate  
Session Summary (Abstract)
Learn core concepts of braille devices during this interactive session. Topics cover comparing types of braille devices, demonstrating school and work scenarios, how to work with new users, and learning resources to keep users’ skills sharp.  
Primary Topic
Blind/Low Vision  
Secondary Topics
  • Education
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Product Demonstration
  • School-to-Work Transitioning
 
Session Type
General Track  

Presenters

  • Jan Lynch
    East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind
  • Brittney Walters
    East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind
  • Megan Aragon
    East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind

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