[Pibe-division] Videos of some of the great things our blind/low vision students are accomplishing

Dr. Denise M. Robinson dmehlenbacher at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 4 16:13:03 UTC 2014

5th grade student on: Learning how to do exponents in Word with Jaws and braille display
8th grade student: Low Vision Tricks to see in the distance or anywhere 
middle and high school student- Math- inequalities with Excel and answer problems in Word 
All grade levels: Reading math books in Duxbury-complete math in WORD-talking software, braille display 
Above 4th grade level: Hangout-Finding images, saving, inserting into Word- with talking software --virtual instruction 
All grade levels who are writing papers: Creating a Bibliography in Word, using auto format options- APA, MLA and more with talking software 

Any grade level--using graphs, changing orientation, margins and more-Make a Family Tree using talking software 
All grade levels under 4th grade: Blind student demonstrates PowerPoint 
All grade levels under 4th grade: Blind student completes a sophisticated Excel then inserts into PowerPoint 

For sighted adults: How to insert signature into PDF files

Parents have been emailing and asking me how fast these kids 
progress or how long it takes to get independent....--basically a couple of months...if under 5th grade a few months more depending on 
ability---basically these kids learned how to operate a computer and 
access everything their peers are using.....here is an example of speed 
of learning

9th grade student to working to independence

       Dr Denise 

Denise M. Robinson, TVI, Ph.D. 
CEO, TechVision, LLC
Specialist in technology, teaching, training for blind/low vision

Website with hundreds of informational articles & lessons on PC, Office products, Mac, iPad/iTools and more, all done with keystrokes: www.yourtechvision.com 

"The person who says it cannot be done, shouldn't interrupt the one who is
doing it." --Chinese Proverb

Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid: humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination.
--Albert Einstein

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
--Walt Disney
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