[blindkid] apple netbooks

Penny Duffy pennyduffy at gmail.com
Tue May 22 22:02:39 UTC 2012

Chantel I think you just explained how everyones needs are a little
different :)
On May 22, 2012 5:53 PM, "Chantel Alberhasky" <chantel at alberhaskylaw.com>

> When Drake's TBS tried to get him to use an iPad with refreshable Braille
> display he just wanted for read the iPad with his eyes.  We have two iPads
> at home which he uses to play games so he is very familiar with an iPad.
> The teacher turned off the screen and tried to get him to just use the
> refreshable Braille display and listen to the computer voice but he
> rejected it.   Drake is 8, btw.
> He has a laptop at school but they don't seem to use it much.  Perhaps I
> can ask for the school to get a refreshable Braille display for it.   His
> TBS has filled out a grant to obtain a notetaker for Drake - for him
> personally but of course that means we would get stuck with the cost of
> repairs.
> My concern is if Drake has a device that provides him with a screen that
> will allow him to read print, than he will reject the Braille for print.
>  He uses an iMac at home for playing games and watching youtube videos - he
> loves to watch amateur reviews of toys.
> Chantel
> Chantel L. Alberhasky, Esq
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> Yes--amazon has a good, inexpensive one that is lightweight and works with
> iPhone as well as iPad and laptop.
> Lynda
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