Yes, You Can Read Braille 110% Faster in 9 Months

29 May

Today’s encouraging post comes from Stephanie Martin, a current master’s student at Louisiana Tech University’s Institute on Blindness, where she is studying to become a teacher of blind students. The Institute on Blindness sets high expectations for its graduate students … Read More »

Defining “Accessibility” for Louisiana Tech Faculty

22 Feb

The word “accessibility” is one that’s tossed around frequently in higher education, yet few people understand how to implement the concept. At last week’s Faculty Technology Showcase, Dr. Edward Bell—who directs the Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech—explained the most … Read More »

Inquiring About the Accessibility of PARCC Field Tests

10 Dec

Fifteen states, plus the District of Columbia, are getting ready to adopt the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and along with the standards come new assessments. The National Federation of the Blind is currently investigating the accessibility features available for … Read More »