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Module

Magnifiers and telescopes

This module teaches learners how to provide magnifiers and telescopes following four service steps.

6 Lessons

This module teaches learners how to provide magnifiers and telescopes following four service steps.

Difficulty level: Medium

Module duration: Two hours online followed by supervised practice as needed.

Before you start, check that you have completed these modules:

Note: Magnifiers and telescopes included in TAP are relatively low powered, ranging between 2x to 6x magnification. Some people may need a magnifier or telescope with more magnification, which should be provided by a person with more training in low vision assistive products.

Resources you will need

Selection of:

  • Handheld, dome and stand magnifiers
  • Handheld telescopes

Click on the links below to download and print the following:

Discussion forum

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