Helping Students with Visual Impairments: Resources, Tools and Technology to Foster School Success — from; via Angela Hanners


Addressing each need of students with visual impairments and improving overall accessibility are vital to their academic success. This guide explains how colleges are creating more welcoming and inclusive learning environments, with a sharp focus on assistive technology, campus resources that provide assistive services and tools, information about scholarships for students with visual impairments, and online resources they can access to facilitate academic and career success.


Per Angela Hanners:
The guide was created in part by four experts in the field, who lent their experience and expertise to help us provide students with visual impairments the tips and resources needed to succeed in school. Key updates to our guide include:

  • An extended list of tips for choosing the right college
  • An in-depth look at the top assistive technology and tools being used today
  • Additional scholarships available for students with visual impairments