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ERIC Number: ED244416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
A Resource Manual for the Development and Evaluation of Special Programs for Exceptional Students. Volume III-F: Electronic Communication Devices for Visually Impaired Students.
Broward County Schools, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Part of a series on special educaton procedures in Florida, the manual presents information for teachers of visually impaired students regarding the use of electronic communication devices. Each of four types of devices is profiled: closed circuit television (CCTV), compressed speech devices, typewriter attachments for the Optacon (a device that converts print to tactile stimuli) and the Versabraille, (a paperless braille device). Each of the devices is analyzed in terms of a review of the literature, advantages and disadvantages, potential users, screening procedures, initial efforts, components, adjustments, operation, maintenance and warranties, and applications. Results of a survey completed by vision teachers, university personnel, and residential staff, are also included in each section. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Authoring Institution: Broward County Schools, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Note: The document was developed by Exceptional Student Education. For related documents, see ED 235 643, ED 235 652, and EC 162 404-420. Printed on colored paper, may not reproduce well.