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Meris StansburyIn today’s news, revolutionary new assistive technology, such as games, software and teaching programs, are helping students tackle their achievement potential, especially with STEM.

What do you think of the new visual screening game for children? Should more students be paired with educators who are properly trained to teach those with visual impairments? Be sure to leave your comments with the story, email me at mstansbury@eschoolnews.com, or find me @eSN_Meris on Twitter.


Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor
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