Speaker Wendy Sapp

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Wendy Sapp


Bridge Multimedia

From 2013 to present, Dr. Sapp has served as project director for multiple accessible media projects funded by the Department of Education, Office of Special Education. Projects have included expanding the use of audio description for children’s educational television programming, creating accessible online educational games for children, and providing guidance to hundreds of professionals on creating accessible media for children. Dr. Sapp has presented numerous times on the innovative approaches to accessible game design and creating audio description developed and implemented by Bridge Multimedia. Dr. Sapp is a certified teacher of students with visual impairments and an orientation and mobility specialist. She began working as a teacher of students with visual impairments in 1995 and has taught children aged birth to 21 years. Since 2000, Dr. Sapp has conducted multiple research projects into educational issues relating to children with visual impairments, has published and presented extensively on this topic, and has taught numerous undergraduate and graduate classes for professionals preparing to work with people with visual impairments. Dr. Sapp has her M.Ed. in Special Education-Visual Impairments and her Ph.D. in Special Education from Vanderbilt University.

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