Assistive Technology

Teachers and pupils are already using technology in the classroom, but how can its potential be harnessed to benefit teaching blind or partially sighted students?

Slanting board on a desk with paper, a tactile ruler, dome magnifier, paper, a pen and a window ruler

A slant board helps to provide a better working angle for pupils with vision impairment.

Learn more about slant boards and how they are used with this interactive resource.

A young person with vision impairment uses an iPad in class

Watch the video clips to learn how Angus uses technology and braille at school to help him in his studies.

Resource developed by Additional Support for Learning, Alice Mountford.