BLENNZ: Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

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Karen Gilligan, BLENNZ e-Learning Facilitator talks about her role

November 19, 2013 by blennzict | 0 comments

Karen Gilligan – BLENNZ e-Learning Facilitator from BLENNZ on Vimeo.


Kia ora everyone. My name’s Karen, I’m BLENNZ e-Learning Facilitator. I work here at BLENNZ supporting our learners and resource teachers vision with particular focus on online environments in the classroom and a really big part of my role is around accessibility and the accessibility of those online spaces.

BLENNZ Hamilton Visual Resource Centre

October 21, 2013 by blennzict | 0 comments

Jayke using his Braille Sense U2

Jayke using his Braille Sense U2

“The World at His Finger Tips”- by Nic Holloway, BLENNZ Hamilton.

In 2013 Jayke’s team successfully applied for a Braille Sense U2 from the Ministry of Education for him.  He is a year 7 student and attends Waihi College in the Bay of Plenty.  Jayke is the first BLENNZ student to have this technology. Continue Reading →

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