I Can Soar: Sean

American Institutes for Research

Sean is a popular and outgoing teenager who lost his sight at the age of 10 to retinal blastoma. With the help of assistive technology (AT), Sean is able to participate in regular classes all day long at school, socializes with all of his classmates, and learns and is assessed with the same curriculum standards as his nondisabled peers. Sean uses several different types of AT that enable him to access the general education curriculum at his high school. Watch this video to learn how Sean approaches daily life with a disability.

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