Assistive technology used by people with visual impairments

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This is the second installment of a regular column that focuses on “low- and high-tech” assistive devices which can be used by people with disabilities to enhance independence. The purpose of the column is to introduce readers to the variety of devices that are available, to discuss how they are used and to advise the reader on how to use them. Congregations, clergy and various religious and other professionals will find this information useful in their ministry to people with disabilities, for it is often through such persons that the fulfillment of accessibility and mobility needs first begins. Knowing what is available and what can be done will save time and money for the investigator and the purchaser. The subject of this column is assistive technology used by people with visual impairments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-21
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Religion in Disability and Rehabilitation
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 20 1994


  • Assistive Technology
  • visual impairments
  • people with disabilities
  • low-tech assistive devices
  • high-tech assistive devices

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Religious studies
  • Rehabilitation
  • Law


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