[Technology 1024] Re: Library software and assistivetechnology[Scanned]

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Lloyd David lloyd_david at creativeworkplacelearning.org
Mon May 21 11:06:52 EDT 2007


I was struck by your email story about trying to teach ESOL to a blind
person. The Perkins School for the Blind is located in Watertown, MA. I do
not know if they have ever taught ESOL, but if they haven't maybe they
should. Good Luck.

Lloyd David, EdD.

Creative Workplace Learning

311 Washington Street

Brighton, MA 02135

Tel : 617-746-1260

FAX: 617-782-0136


From: technology-bounces at nifl.gov [mailto:technology-bounces at nifl.gov] On
Behalf Of Hugo Galindo
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 8:03 AM
To: The Technology and Literacy Discussion List
Subject: [Technology 1023] Re: Library software and

Hi Linda:

I am working at a Charter School for Adults to teach English as a Second
Language to the immigrant population of the District of Columbia. We have a
72 year old blind student who is trying to learn English. We made several
attempts to find computer assistive technology for the blind and non English
speaking student.

We bought JAWS but the student has not found it very helpful because her
lack of English. We have contacted PREMIER ASSISTAIVE TECHNOLOGY, Tel (815)
722-5961 and they have donated a group of programs contained in a single CD.
The programs provide assistive technology to persons with disabilities.

Check with them and tell them that I referred you.

Good luck

Hugo C. Galindo Ph.D.

Assistant Director

Carlos Rosario Charter School

1100 Harvard St. NW

Washington DC 20009

Tel: 202-797-4700X119

hgalindo at carlosrosario.org

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