Assistive technology for students who are blind or visually impaired a guide to assessment by Ike Presley

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Published by AFB Press in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • People with visual disabilities -- Education -- United States,
  • Teaching -- United States -- Aids and devices -- Evaluation,
  • Computerized self-help devices for people with disabilities -- United States,
  • Students with disabilities -- Services for -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementIke Presley and Frances Mary D"Andrea.
ContributionsD"Andrea, Frances Mary, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV1626 .P74 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22795869M
ISBN 109780891288909, 9780891288916
LC Control Number2008051723

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