Two children sitting on a bench with a Braille Buzz in their laps.

Growing into Braille Technology

At five years old, an age when most kindergarteners were just beginning to learn individual letter names and sounds, I remember working with the Perkins Brailler. The Perkins Brailler is similar to a typewriter and produces braille on paper instead of producing it electronically. At ten years old, I was proficient in braille and received [...]

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Hope Paulos, an instructor at the Carroll Center for the Blind, teaches a student how to use assistive technology.

Educating Students Who Are Blind: An Invaluable Lesson from My Past

Welcome to my blog, Teaching with Hope. Here you'll learn about blindness and visual impairment, the power of assistive technology, educating students who are blind, and how you can make sure you or a loved one can succeed academically and then professionally. But before we go any further, you need to understand a few things [...]

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