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An intermediate student with Achromatopsia using an iPad for maths

September 13, 2013 by blennzict | 0 comments

Andrew in class

Figure 1 Andrew in class

Andrew is an 11 year old boy with achromatopsia who started at his local intermediate school at the beginning of 2012.

Andrew has Specific Learning Disabilities in the areas of spatial concepts, visual recall, sequencing and working memory.

Andrew is supported by his Resource Teacher of Vision Jo Sewell.

Figure 1 shows Andrew in class.

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Student develops technology and self-advocacy skills while learning about her visual needs

August 5, 2013 by blennzict | 0 comments

Dulcie using her camera

Figure 1: Dulcie using her camera independently

Dulcie is an 11 year old girl who is in Year 6 at her local school.

While learning to use her laptop and digital camera, Dulcie, with the support of Jacqueline Killip her Resource Teacher Vision, created a Powerpoint which explained her eye condition and her visual needs.

Dulcie has Achromatopsia and her Powerpoint has provided her with a tool for self-advocacy.  Figure 1 shows Dulcie using her camera independently. Continue Reading →

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