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 →
“Independent use of equipment and producing work of quality and quantity in the time given” is a current personal focus for Amanda.
As the learning environments and resources in subject areas differ, Amanda’s team have been observing how Amanda manages the tasks in each environment. They have taken particular notice of the methods Amanda uses to record information alongside her class mates.
Lesley Wear describes some of the information Amanda’s education team gathered as they observed Amanda managing her learning environment at high school.
These observations later contributed to the application for a new laptop for Amanda. Continue Reading →