A project, headed by Illinois State University staff and Laboratory School teachers, is working to make SMART Boards accessible to visually impaired children.

The project, titled SMARTer Boards: Girls Solve Visual Accessibility Issues, will provide suggestions to educators and pre-service teachers, encouraging them to incorporate interactive features of the SMART Boards used in classrooms. “We’re talking about methodology for teachers, ideas on how to prepare lessons to include visually impaired students,” said Lynn Reha.

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