Level Up: A summer program for students with visual impairments

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Level Up is a summer camp in Wichita, Kansas where middle and high school students with visual impairments learn to use screen readers, magnification software and other types of assistive technology. The camp also includes learning about coding, meeting mentors in STEM fields and talking with tech companies. Opportunities like Level Up expose students with visual impairments to STEM careers and expands opportunities for careers in these exciting fields.

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Other states have similar tech camps and STEM opportunities. Please share in the comments below what is available in your state!


Posted by Diane BraunerAug 28, 2018

North Carolina:

STEM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities is an annual educational event where attendees meet role models with disabilities who have thriving careers in STEM fields. The 2018 STEM Career Showcase will be Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, NC.

NC STEM Camp for Students with VIB is an annual summer camp where students who are visually impaired or blind are immersed in real STEM activities in STEM labs at local universities and companies. The camp is held at the North Carolina School of Science and Math in Durham, NC.