Title: [Classroom Adaptations]
A teacher is sitting in front of four children at a large, round desk.
One of them is a young boy.
Narrator: “ ‘H’ is a first grade student in an inclusive
classroom. ‘H’ is blind. But with instructional adaptations,
he is able to participate in all curriculum areas with his peers.”
‘H’ is shown using a Braille-writer in his classroom.
It looks and works like a typewriter, except that it produces Braille
Narrator: “While other students complete their reading worksheets
with a pencil, ‘H’ writes his answers on a Braille-writer.”
‘H’ and his classmates are wearing headphones while sitting
in a circle on the floor around a tape player.
Narrator: “His reading book is Braille and he is able to listen
to stories on tape with his peers.”
[This clip is courtesy of:
National Assistive Technology Research Institute (NATRI)
Department of Special Ed. and Rehab. Counseling
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-4713: Phone/Voice
(859) 257-4714: TDD
(859) 257-1325: FAX]