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Student Projects: Disabilities


Perform one of the following searches below, save the article to your Google Drive, and copy the citation from the database.

1. In High School Student Research, search Juan Pablo Bonet.  Open the third article.   

2. In Student Resources in Context, search George H W Bush Disabilities.  Open the first reference article, George H. W. Bush Signs the Americans with Disabilities Act.

3. In World Book Online, search Helen Keller and open the first article.  

Gale in Context High School

Log in using the ID: sunvalley (notice there is no space).

World Book Online

Log in using the username: sun, and the password: valley.

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Assistive Technology Articles

Wristbands for Blind Instead of Canes

Holley, Peter. "For decades, the blind have used canes. Now a special wrist band can help them avoid hazards." Washington Post, 28 Oct. 2017. Student Resources in Context, Accessed 10 Jan. 2018.

Glasses to Help Blind to See
Hui, Mary. "A surprisingly simple technology is helping these blind Eagle Scouts 'see' through other people's eyes." Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2017. Student Resources in Context, Accessed 10 Jan. 2018.
Diner for Blind
Correal, Annie. "For Blind People, It's a Second Home." New York Times, 3 Dec. 2017, p. 3(L). Student Resources in Context, Accessed 10 Jan. 2018.
2018 Helen Keller Awards
"American Foundation for the Blind Announces 2018 Helen Keller Achievement Award Winners." PR Newswire, 20 Dec. 2017. Student Resources in Context, Accessed 10 Jan. 2018.
Find more articles by searching Assistive Technology and/or blind in our databases.  These articles are from Student Resources in Context.  

How Do I Log-in?

You are already logged-in when you are at school.  To access these resources from home or anywhere else, see below:

Destiny (library catalog): 

Log in using your Google PDSD student account.  

Databases and Encyclopedias:

World Book and JSTOR use the username: sun, and password: valley.   

Gale in Context High School, Gale Literary Sources and Gale Virtual Reference Center use the ID: sunvalley (notice there is no space).

Ebsco Explora, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, Science Reference Center and Ebsco Ebooks use the username: sun, and the password: valley2022!  

All of the other databases are provided through POWER Library, which allows you to sign up for a free eCard to use their eResources or you can enter your public library card number.  If you don't have a public library card, you can sign up for one to access their large collection of ebooks, audiobooks, emagazines and their databases.  Fill out this form and they'll send you a card number ASAP.

See or email Mrs. Smith for help: