Activity 14 – Experiencing or participating in alive or electronic entertainment.
Alternate senses contributing to this activity are: touch and hearing.
Assistive procedures helpful for maintaining this activity are:
- Modifying or developing techniques.
- Using Braille.
- Using high technology devices or software.
- Utilizing a public service.
We will begin with:
Modifying or developing techniques
Low cost or free live entertainment includes children’s music concerts, talks, and music in the park. Every community has a list of activities that deserve support.
Listen to music, sports, and discussions on radio, TV, and the Internet.
Learn to sing, dance, or play an instrument, alone or with a group. Vision is not necessary for performing music.
Musical scores are being produced in a special kind of Braille.
Using high technology devices or software
A whole world of entertainment is available on the Internet. Learn to use a computer. If you have a teenager in the family, you already have a teacher.
Some popular sites are:
Utilizing a public service
The Descriptive Video Service (DVS) is a major United States producer of video description, which makes television programs, feature films, and home videos more accessible to people who are blind or otherwise visually impaired.
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