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Portable webcam for visually impaired child

Hi Everyone,
I am a mom looking toward you tech saavy people to help me because by the time technology hits the disability arena, it is "old". I am looking for a portable webcam type application. Here is some background. We have an adopted daughter who is visually impaired (legally blind) and in regular school classrooms. She uses a laptop to type and her best vision is within 10inches. She uses a bulky CCTV (like a webcam with monitor)to see the board which is OK when you stay in one classroom but in higher grades you move around. I want her to be as independent and not rely upon others to move equipment. Anybody know of a webcam (or someother setup) that a 5th grader can stick in her backpack and carry to each class , plug into a laptop and have good enough resolution to see an overhead or board from her laptop monitor if she is sitting in the front row? I have been the one having to bring technology into the school. If anyone can point me in the right direction I would be very grateful. Any creative ideas to set this kid up for success?

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Thanks Bob,
I will give them a call after the holidays. This is worth looking at. I cringe a little since there is no price and like most assistive technology I hope it doesn't run in the 3,000-5,000. Special glasses don't worth well for my daughter. She has central retinal scarring (vision like an ellipse- perpherial vision and the eyes don't track together.)Thanks for taking the time to post and I will look into it. merry christmas! Ann

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