Paths to Literacy

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Spotlight Text App for Individuals with Low Vision

Spotlight text app icon
Spotlight Text is designed to make e-books accessible to individuals with low vision.  Spotlight is uniquely designed for use with books downloaded from Bookshare’s library and the app is a free download on iTunes. Features include:
  • Access Bookshare's 250,000+ collection of books (including best sellers and new releases).
  • Designed for maximum legibility
  • Multiple reading modes including one designed specifically for individuals with RP Constricted Field
  • Autoplay mode with customizable speeds
  • Increase or decrease font size to your desire
  • Simple and easy to navigate user interface
  • Unlimited Screen Size with Apple TV or Direct HDMI Contact

 

This short video shows a demonstration of how Spotlight works.

 

The news clip below shows two boys with low vision using Spotlight.  Low Vision Children Discover World of Books Through New Technology 

 

Comments

Low vision is not an eye

Posted by D

Low vision is not an eye condition. It is a symptom of an eye condition.

Previous comments for Spotlight Text App for Individuals with Low Vision

Charlotte Cushman commented on February 5, 2018

You're right, D, but it seemed worth sharing this video anyway because it demonstrates how the Spotlight Text app works.

D commented on February 5, 2018

Low vision is not an eye condition. It is a symptom of an eye condition.