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Level Up: A summer program for students with visual impairments

Preparing students for STEM careers!

Level Up is a summer camp in Wichita, Kansas where middle and high school students with visual impairments learn to use screen readers, magnification software and other types of assistive technology. The camp also includes learning about coding, meeting mentors in STEM fields and talking with tech companies. Opportunities like Level Up expose students with visual impairments to STEM careers and expands opportunities for careers in these exciting fields.

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Other states have similar tech camps and STEM opportunities. Please share in the comments below what is available in your state!

By Diane Brauner

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