electronic travel aid


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electronic travel aid

Abbreviation: ETA
An electronic assistive technology device that makes it easier for the blind or visually impaired to move safely in busy or unfamiliar environments.
See also: aid
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I teach teachers to teach blind people how to travel using canes, dogs and electronic travel aids.
The list of such electronic travel aids is long, and will not be treated in detail here.
The chapter on orientation devices introduces developments in GPS systems and other digital aids, but the chapter on electronic travel aids develops this topic further, providing sample lesson sequencing for instruction with advanced devices.
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