[blindkid] Ipad only

Penny Duffy pennyduffy at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 16:40:45 UTC 2014


Because they want to take the braile sense away.
On Nov 12, 2014 11:34 AM, "Gerardo Corripio" <gera1027 at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Why if the Ipad supposed to work with the Braille Sense? She could maybe
> stay with the BrailleSense and via Bluetooth, hook it up to an Ipad?
>
> El 12/11/2014 10:30 a.m., Penny Duffy via blindkid escribió:
>
>> Oh and I assume the braille display would have braille input keys.  it
>> would A Huge No without.
>> On Nov 12, 2014 11:27 AM, "Penny Duffy"<pennyduffy at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>  Abby uses an IPAD and a braille display because they have 1:1 iPads
>>> district wide and it works for her. There are things the does an ok job
>>> with and that's braille transcribing can have a lag.  Also the braille
>>> sense is always on and ready. I  am still on thr fence and Abby may need
>>> a
>>> notetaker someday. It seems silly to move your daughter to an ipad only
>>> if
>>> the braille sense is working so well with her. Do they have a tech eval
>>> to
>>> say the IPad is a better tool? What is thier reasoning?
>>> On Nov 12, 2014 10:52 AM, "Amber Hall via blindkid"<blindkid at nfbnet.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>  Hello, it's been a while since I've been on here. But I have a question
>>>> for parents of kiddos who are using iPads with braille display at
>>>> school.
>>>> My daughter has a braille sense. she's had it for probably four years
>>>> now.
>>>> She does very good on it, but the school is wanting her to go to iPad
>>>> only
>>>> with a braille display. I'm kind of hesitant because I know I've heard
>>>> negative things on here about doing that.
>>>> Any suggestions on what I can say to help my case when I present it to
>>>> the school?
>>>> My daughter loves her braillesense. She's hesitant to go to the iPad
>>>> because a lot of times it doesn't work for think she needs it too. And
>>>> she
>>>> is slow with it because she doesn't have a lot of experience with it.
>>>> But they still want her to transition to only ipad anyway.
>>>> Thanks for your help!
>>>>
>>>>
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