Accessibility Bites: Supporting Students who are Blind or with Low Vision

Session Description:

This session will provide an overview of alternative techniques, tools, and strategies blind and low vision (B/LV) students use to succeed in their courses. Drawing from his experience as a blind student and the collective knowledge of the B/LV community, the facilitator, Ka Li, will offer practical insights to help make courses more inclusive for B/LV students, with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).  

By the end of the session, you will: 

  • Understand the types of tools, strategies, and alternative techniques B/LV students may use in the classroom 
  • Understand the importance of a collaborative approach. 
  • Come away with resources to learn more about the topics discussed in this session 

To view the other events in this series, visit Accessibility Bites

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About the Facilitator:

Your facilitator for this session will be Ka Li.   

Ka (he/him/his) is an accessibility consultant focusing on digital access and tactile graphics. He is dedicated to empowering blind and low vision people to use tactile graphics and advocates for their inclusion in novels and leisure activities. Ka strongly believes in universal accessibility, emphasizing STEAM fields where persons with disabilities are underrepresented. Ka recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in the Kinesiology and Health Sciences Honours program at York University. In his free time, he enjoys practicing Krav Maga and reading good books.