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Blind and Low Vision Assistive Technology is a Course

Blind and Low Vision Assistive Technology

Started Feb 4, 2021
1 credit

$25 Enroll

Full course description

Explore technology and resources available for individuals with vision loss. These technologies are categorized as low and high technology, they can be applied to work and educational settings, home safety and task modifications, leisure and social participation, and daily living activities to improve visual sensory pathways or to utilize alternative sensory pathyways to complete tasks. 

Presenter: 

Hayley Bollinger is a Rehabilitation Specialist at SVRI, where she performs assistive technology assessments for a variety of individuals in need. She graduated from UW-Eau Claire in Kinesiology, has her Assistive Technology Professional certification through RESNA, and is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. Her unique work experience and background in vocational rehabilitation, occupational therapy, and working for a home medical supply company have given her a holistic perspective on the assistive technology assessment process. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, energetic son, and two equally energetic dogs. Her and her family enjoy the great outdoors and all the recreation it offers in the Midwest.