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About Paths to Technology

Paths to Technology is designed to assist educators, families and students to learn about and stay current on ever-changing technology for students with visual impairments and blindness.

Paths to Technology is designed to assist educators, families and students to learn about and stay current on ever-changing technology for students with low vision and blindness.  The goal of this website is to enable students with low vision and blindness to succeed in paperless mainstream classrooms and post-school opportunities for employment by achieving digital literacy and by staying current with rapidly evolving technology.  Created as an interactive site, Paths to Technology is a resource for defining and disseminating best practices, training, and support for teachers of students with visual impairments, braille transcribers, other education professionals, parents and students themselves. The Paths to Technology will help bridge the gap between developers/researchers and educators; and, the Paths to Technology Community will guide and support developers to better understand the unique needs of students with low vision and blindness as new software and hardware is created, field tested and distributed.

Paths to Technology seeks to:

We welcome contributions from the field!  If you would like to share your ideas or offer any feedback, please contact us.


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