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Workplace design and job assistance for a teacher with blindness

Employer:

Employer is a vocational school with about 3,000 students who are taught in 132 full-and part-time classes. The college has 140 teachers. In addition, two teachers, six office staff and 4 employees in building technology are employed.

Disability and functional limitation of the employee:

The woman is blind. She is not able to perceive visual information. For them, therefore optical information must be converted so that they can be tactile with the fingers (eg Braille) or perceived acoustically.
The degree of handicap (degree of disability) is 100

Training and job:

The teacher finished her studies in the USA with the academic degree Master of Science. When your employer must inform the subjects biology and nutrition.

Workplace and duties:

The teacher taught two classes at the eleventh vocational school and a vocational school. In the morning attendance control leads with each student a brief conversation to check the presence. Want to report a student, to say something, so he knocks on the table and called his name. Teaching the course, it notes with a special electronic notetaker in Braille. The preparation and evaluation of the teaching is done at home on a computer with Braille, screen reader and voice output. They can, for example elaborations, the students by e-mail, read in braille or have it read by the PC via the voice output.
For activities that they can not alone despite their tools run, you stand a work assistance available. This leads, for example, the supervisor when exams are written. Even with the correction of the exams they support the teacher by her aloud the handwritten texts. In addition, the assistant creates teaching materials according to the requirements of the teacher and transported these materials to school

Assistive devices used:

ISO 22 39 05 tactile computer display (Braille)
ISO 22 39 12 special edition software (screen readers)

Support:

The tools were and job assistance is funded by the Office integration.
In REHADAT you will find the address and telephone number of the integration offices.



Id-No.:

Pb/110633


  • training /
  • braille display /
  • output device /
  • braille /
  • speech output /
  • input device /
  • word processing /
  • computer workplace /
  • sensory disorder /
  • keyboard /
  • aids for the blind /
  • screen work /
  • working equipment /
  • notes /
  • notebook /
  • typing work /
  • office work /
  • computer /
  • organisation /
  • software /
  • screenreader /
  • teacher /
  • work task /
  • university studies /
  • communication aid /
  • employment /
  • participation in working life /
  • participation /
  • full-time job /
  • employer /
  • employee /
  • vocational rehabilitation /
  • eye /
  • EASTIN /
  • information and communication /
  • learning and knowledge application /
  • soft skills and social behaviour /
  • office for vocational integration /
  • blindness /
  • office /
  • school /
  • public service /
  • education /
  • visualize /
  • information perception /
  • information output /
  • independence /
  • typing /
  • reading /
  • workplace design /
  • work organisation /
  • technical advice /
  • assistive product /
  • job assistance


update status: 12.06.2018


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