• 39th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - March 18-22, 2024 at the Anaheim Marriott

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39th Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference Has Concluded

Enhancing Education Access: Screen Readers & Braille

Date & Time
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 9:20 AM PDT  
Grand AB  
In education, accessibility and inclusivity are crucial for equal learning opportunities. This abstract introduces HumanWare, a leading developer of cutting-edge assistive technologies. It focuses on their braille displays, which are integral to the Design for the Surface program, and popular Microsoft screen readers in education. Attendees will learn the foundations of using screen readers with braille displays, covering fundamental functions, and gaining insights into the DFS program. The abstract also highlights comprehensive learning resources for proficiency in screen reader use. Educators, accessibility advocates, and education professionals will gain practical knowledge on implementing screen readers and braille displays, enabling inclusive learning environments for visually impaired students. HumanWare's braille displays and screen readers are pivotal in enhancing educational accessibility. Attendees will leave with proficiency in their use, a deeper understanding of the DFS program, and valuable learning resources for continued improvement.  
  • Higher Education
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Disability Specific
  • K-12 Education
  • Employment & Human Resources
Audience Level
Session Summary (Abstract)
This abstract underscores education's need for accessibility and inclusivity, introducing HumanWare's leading assistive technologies, particularly braille displays in the Design for the Surface program, alongside leading screen readers.  
Primary Topic
Blind/Low Vision  
Secondary Topics
  • Digital Accessibility
  • Education
  • Mobile Technology
  • School-to-Work Transitioning
Session Type
Exhibitor Track  


  • Andrew Flatres
  • Peter Tucic

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