Laura Boelens, 15, (in white) and Adam Roberge, 20, (right) use BrailleNote Apex Notetakers in computer class with Kate Crohan, Teacher of the Visually Impaired in the Secondary Program at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, USA, on Tues., Oct. 15, 2013. The Apex has wifi capabilities and works as a word processor, web browser, calculator, and email device. Roberge, here, also uses a computer that reads the contents of the screen to him. Boelens is using the Apex to read news articles that Crohan has picked out for her. The Apex device is controlled through the braille keyboard buttons at the top. Emails and other documents are displayed in braille across the bottom row of the device. Crohan's class helps familiarize students with these devices and also general computer literacy.
Laura Boelens, 15, (in white) and Adam Roberge, 20, (right) use BrailleNote Apex Notetakers in computer class with Kate Crohan, Teacher of the Visually Impaired in the Secondary Program at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, USA, on Tues., Oct. 15, 2013. The Apex has wifi capabilities and works as a word processor, web browser, calculator, and email device. Roberge, here, also uses a computer that reads the contents of the screen to him. Boelens is using the Apex to read...
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