Thursday, October 5, 2023

Ministry of Education – Government of Catamarca

The students of EPET No. 7 “Ing. José Alsina Alcobert” met Special Education Director Marta Tapia and showed her the progress made in the development of the new prototype of the cane for the blind, called “Breaking the invisible barriers”. In which they are working to install improvements over the original version.

The students remarked that this new design was presented at the 2023 Education, Science, Art and Technology Fair, organized by the Ministry of Education, with an aim to provide blind people with a device for permanent use that would enable them to perform tasks in their daily lives. helps. Furthermore, he indicated that “the new prototype was developed by improving the previous version and it is not affected by water, for example in case of rain.”

It is noteworthy that the stick includes a sensor to detect obstacles, which the students and their teacher in charge, Einar Agüero from the “Electromechanics” chair, are perfecting through work and experience shared with the students of the School of Special Education Were. n°998 “Saint Lucia of Syracuse”.

Andrea Centurion, Minister of Education, congratulated this group of students through the Directorates of Technical Education and Vocational Training, as well as Special Education, who continue to show strength and commitment to reform and engage other students who need this technology Are. “We are proud that you have put these ideas into practice and embodied, tested and improved them in order to achieve a better quality of life for students and blind people”; she claimed.

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