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Access: Description Module (Student Version)

This module offers an overview of description and why it is essential to providing access for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The module reviews guidelines for description, discusses laws pertaining to description, and explains the unique requirements for educational description.

Media Details


Framed image of a woman hugging a black lab while petting his cheek. From the title card below her image, she is Crystal Melero, Statewide Services Coordinator for Children Who are Blind or Have Low Vision. Text nearby reads, "Getting a Job."
Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired
Episode 1
6 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wide shot looking down a New York City street at dusk. Caption. My ears are my eyes.
34 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Closeup of a woman's hands reading braille.
8 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Woman seated next to a student in a classroom setting. Caption. In providing an equal opportunity in learning.
12 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: All
Group of 4 kids work on a collaborative activity in a classroom setting while a teacher stands by to observe. Text on image reads, "Problem Solve Collaboratively."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 5
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT
Teenagers sit in a classroom looking up at a lesson projected on a screen. Text on image reads, "Students Divide into their Groups."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 2
3 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT
2 children seated at a shared desk in a classroom setting look up at a teacher using sign language. Text on image reads, "Support Discussion."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 8
3 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT
Blind child uses a guide to read braille as a woman seated nearby reaches out a hand to touch the tablet in front of him. Text on image reads, "Braille User." Caption. Let's put an "S" in front, what word is that.
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 6
3 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT
Child sits across from a teacher in a classroom setting. The child holds her hands up like she's measuring something. Text on image reads, "Student Think-Aloud."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 10
3 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT
Group of young children in a classroom setting, a few seated on the floor raising a hand at the teacher in the front of the classroom, another wearing headphones and standing close to the front screen. Text on image reads, "Justify Answer."
FSDB Pineapple PD
Episode 9
3 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT