Access Technology for Blind and Low Vision Accessibility (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
444
Utgivningsdatum
2019-12-31
Förlag
American Printing House for the Blind
Medarbetare
Presley, Ike
Illustrationer
35 Illustrations
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1312:Standard Color 8.5 x 11 in or 280 x 216 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781950723034
Access Technology for Blind and Low Vision Accessibility (häftad)

Access Technology for Blind and Low Vision Accessibility

Häftad Engelska, 2019-12-31
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Access Technology for Blind and Low Vision Accessibility,the second edition of 2008?sAssistive Technology for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment, uses clear language to describe the range of technology solutions that exists to facilitate low vision and nonvisual access to print and digital information. Part 1 gives teachers, professionals, and families an overview of current technologies including refreshable braille displays, screen readers, 3D printers, cloud computing, tactile media, and integrated development environments. Part 2 builds on this foundation, providing readers with a conceptual and practical framework to guide a comprehensive technology evaluation process. As did its predecessor, Access Technology for Blind and Low Vision Accessibility is focused on giving people who are blind or visually impaired equal access to all activities of self-determined living, allowing them to be seamlessly integrated within their home, school, and work communities.
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Dr. Ting received her Ph.D from University of California at Berkeley & San Francisco State University in 2015. She is currently a Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments and assistant professor in the Program for Visual Impairments (VI) in the Department of Special Education at San Francisco State University. Her primary teaching responsibilities include method courses in visual impairment such as Medical, Educational, and Rehabilitative Implications of Visual Impairment; Special Populations; Issues in VI; Assessment Strategies; and coordination of student teachers and related seminar program. Ting's research prioritizes connections between research and practice. Her areas of interest and work span the follow areas: Role of communities of practice to support itinerant teachers' professional development; Development of educational practices and technology that support multimedia accessibility; Teacher adoption of technology including professional use, assessment, and implementation with students. Ike Presley received his Master's degree from Florida State University in 1978. He served as a teacher of students with visual impairments for 11 years in metro Atlanta, Georgia. He also instructed adults who are blind or visually impaired in the use of access technology for four years at the Georgia Sensory Rehabilitation Center in Atlanta. From 1993-1999 he served as an Assistive Technology Specialist for the Georgia Project for Assistive Technology. From 1999 to 2018, he was a National Project Manager with the American Foundation for the Blind where he developed and implemented training opportunities, materials and resources for service providers working with adults and children who are blind or visually impaired. In 2009, he co-authored "Assistive Technology for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment." He has presented nationally and internationally on technology, low vision and other topics related to blindness and low vision.

Innehållsförteckning

foreword

acknowledgments

introduction 

part 1: overview of access technology for blind and low vision accessibility

chapter 1: overview of technology for blind and low vision people

chapter 2: technologies for accessing print media

chapter 3: technologies for accessing digital text

chapter 4: technologies for authoring

chapter 5: technologies for producing alternate media

chapter 6: strategies for accessing multimedia and data

part 2: the access technology evaluation process

chapter 7: considerations when conducting a technology evaluation

chapter 8: evaluate the user experience

chapter 9: optimizing the user experience

chapter 10: scaling up digital literacy skills

appendices

appendix a: it’s the law: frequently asked questions about assistive technology policies

appendix b: access technology evaluation checklist for blind and low vision needs

appendix c: forms and lists

index

credits