First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia – Ms. Ketevan Natriashvili delivered adaptive equipment to vocational educational institutions to facilitate study and teaching of blind pupils and pupils with impaired vision. The equipment consists of 12 portable video-magnifiers and Braille displays.
Upon delivery of portable video-magnifiers, the representatives of the vocational educational institutions were provided with instructions for their use. The instruction was conducted by the representative of NGO “Standard”, who works on adaptation of physical environment and services to blind people and people with impaired vision.
At this stage, delivery of one portable video-magnifier is provided for each of 12 vocational educational institutions. As for Braille displays, this device requires creation of Georgian language software support; accordingly, their delivery to vocational educational institutions is planned at the next stage.