Online Tutoring for the Vision Impaired
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Provides tutoring to students from age ten and up in several areas including: writing, braille, adaptive equipment, and most notably, adaptive technology
Although their concentration is on training those who are blind or visually impaired, they also tutor sighted students in the humanities.
Tutors students in the following:
* Use of adapted computers
* Adaptive software
* Braille instruction
* Academics, the humanities
* Special equipment
Blind or visually impaired students, but also tutor sighted students in the humanities
All tutoring classes are online. Schedule an appointment online.
Each student must submit payment prior to the start of lessons.
Operates September - June
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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HL-8700Tutoring Services Definition
Programs that provide supplemental instruction for students who are having difficulty with their coursework or who want to get more out of their regular educational program.
LR-1000Braille Instruction Definition
Programs that teach people who are blind and other interested individuals to read and write using Braille, a system that uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet which can be identified by the fingers.
PL-7400.1500Computer and Related Technology Classes Definition
Programs that provide instruction for individuals of all ages who want to learn about or perfect their skills in operating, programming and/or utilizing computers and computer-related hardware for specific home and business applications including word processing, spreadsheet development, presentation development, database management, electronic publishing, image processing and Internet access. Included are introductory classes for people unfamiliar with computers and the Internet that help participants develop basic computer literacy skills and courses that focus on the knowledge and skills needed to use particular software applications or accomplish other computer-related tasks. Also included are programs that provide instruction in the use of related technology such as PDA's and smartphones; and those that help participants understand and take full advantage of Internet tools broadly known as "social media" that enable people to create and share on the Internet content which may include text, images, video, audio and multimedia communications or other emerging applications that can be accessed via the computer. Classes may focus on publishing tools such as blogs, video logs (vlogs), photo sharing, podcasting (audio stories broadcast from the Web or downloaded to a computer or portable media players) or wikis (collaboratively edited Web pages); or introduce participants to social media in general.
YF-9000Visual Impairments Definition
Eye, optic nerve or brain malfunctions which prevent affected individuals from seeing normally. Eye disorders that can lead to visual impairments include retinal degeneration, albinism, cataracts, glaucoma, muscular problems that result in visual disturbances, corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, congenital disorders and infection.