Logo for ATArizona consisting of text and braille over a flag of Arizona ATArizona.com Assistive Technology Arizona

Vision - Disability Awareness Information and Resources

Useful Links

Vision AT

Assistive technologies often used by people with visual impairment or blindness.

a photograph of someone holding a refresheable braille display
Refresheable Braille Displays

A refreshable braille display or braille terminal is an electro-mechanical device for displaying braille characters, usually by means of round-tipped pins raised through holes in a flat surface. Visually impaired computer users who cannot use a standard computer monitor can use it to read text output.

More Information
a screenshot of Zoom Text software
Zoom Text

ZoomText is screen magnification software for the Microsoft Windows operating system. It allows you to change screen colors and magnification levels, customize the mouse pointer and text cursor to make it easy to find them, and turn on a focus rectangle to help you track where you are on the screen.

Video Demostration
photograph of a person using an electronic magnifier

An electronic desktop magnifier is equipment that can be helpful for reading, writing, and doing a variety of everyday living tasks. It consists of a camera that is mounted on a frame or arm that displays a magnified image on a monitor.

What is a magnifier?