- Professional Development
- Blogs, Activities
This page has links to various biology lessons, a list of errors and omissions in the Holt Biology Book (2004), and diagrams that can be downloaded to accompany the text.Source: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI)
Overview of bioptic driving requirements, fitting and pricing, with state-by-state laws for bi-optic drivers in the United States.
The collection of fact sheets on this site contains information on six common visual diagnoses, as well as information on eye specialists and vision assessments.Source: Blind Babies Foundation
The "Resources for Parents and Professionals" section has information about the Babies Count National Registry, an advocacy and educational planning tool for children with visual impairment.Source: VisionAware
The "Resources for Parents and Professionals" offers fact sheets with information on six common visual diagnoses, with specific information on eye specialists, vision assessments, effects of vision and behavior, common misconceptions. The Teaching Strategies section will be of particular interest to educators.
This site provides information on common eye conditions, links to additional resources, and a listing of publications available to order.
Information about blindness, education and development, independent movement and travel, sports, games, and leisure activities can be found on this site.
Blind Cool Tech is produced by computer users who are blind, and has everything from computers to house cleaning, including how to use software, find interesting websites and download MP3 files for free.
Empowers people with disabilities in Bangladesh through income generation, leadership development, education, training and treatment facilities.Source: BERDO
Rick Harmon manages the Geek Zone's lists of helpful resources, including "audio tutorials, gadget demonstrations, useful links and programs, and a community of tech gurus...."
This site provides basic information about the sport, and includes links to numerous articles on the general topic of sports and people who are blind or visually impaired.
This site features two newspaper articles about "small but significant breakthroughs" in science education for students who are blind: Camp Eureka, a natural history camp in Montana; and a dissection class at Colorado Center for the Blind.Source: National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
This page explains the basics of tandem bike racing and includes related links.Source: TSBVI
Promotes comprehensive rehabilitation of persons with all categories of disabilities through education, training, employment. Includes links to numerous online publications.Source: BPA India
Blind Sailing International is considered the governing body for competitive international sailing for persons who are blind or vision impaired. The Blind Sailing International's site offers general racing rules and boat information.Source: Blind Sailing International
The "governing body for competitive international sailing for persons who are blind or vision impaired," Blind Sailing International's site offers general racing rules and boat information.
Pat Munson, a longtime leader of the NFB, describes her life as a gardener.Source: NFB/Braille Monitor, February 2006
Cary Supalo shares his strategies for a positive experience in chemistry classes. He describes the importance of obtaining materials in alternate formats, note-taking, creating three-dimensional models, and working closely with lab technicians, scribes, and readers.Source: Future Reflections (2002), National Federation of the Blind (NFB)