Accessing Textbooks and Reading Material is a Course
Accessing Textbooks and Reading Material
Started Dec 10, 2019
Full course description
This course is an overview of how individuals of all ages with vision impairments or blindness might access reading materials. While the focus of this course is specific to education, many of these devices and services can be utilized throughout the lifespan and in the workplace. formats discussed include audio, large print, digital, and braille. Within each format, there exist multiple options and programs that lead to access to reading materials.
This course is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.
- Identify early reader children’s book formats,
- the process (including legislation that governs access to reading materials) for obtaining textbooks and reading materials for K-12 and college students,
- specialized devices and formats to access reading materials, and
- programs for obtaining reading materials for individuals of all ages.
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