Making Math Accessible
Lindsey Towns, low vision math studentStatistics indicate that vision loss makes academic success challenging. Low vision and blind students who graduate from high school and college are a minority. Facts like these don't seem to phase 13-year-old Lindsey Towns who experienced vision loss just before entering 8th grade. Lindsey's favorite subject is math although a universal audio tool for learning math does not exist today. She has found creative ways to accommodate her disability. In the meantime, a system is being developed  that can reduce learning barriers for disabled students. Read more about  how a project developed by an alumnus of Lindsey's school may help her and others acheive their academic dreams.

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"Despite loss of vision, BTW student doesn't lose sight of success"
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