Teaching Resources

The CEC takes an in-depth look at the implications of Common Core in terms of student characteristics, behaviors, and learning strategies.

Features to look for when selecting a microwave for a user who is blind or visually impaired.

Source: Vision Australia

This short checklist from DVI Quarterly was developed by educators "to determine the need for an orientation and mobility evaluation for a student with multiple impairments by a certified O&M specialist."

Source: Council for Exceptional Children, Division on Visual Impairments (CECDVI)

Created by HGS Hinomoto Plastics of Japan, these kits will mature your molecular structure and chemical bond models beyond marshmallows and Tinker Toys.

Source: Tech Vision

Created by HGS Hinomoto Plastics of Japan, these kits will mature your molecular structure and chemical bond models beyond marshmallows and Tinker Toys.

Source: Tech Vision

The information in this section of the BCRC site is designed to help parents encourage movement in their young children who are blind.

Source: Blind Children's Resource Center

Ms. Whozit is an advice columnist in the NFB's Braille Monitor. She addresses questions from people with visual impairments on dealing with sighted people who are often thoughtless or rude. To find more columns, enter "Ms. Whozit" in the search field at the NFB website: www.nfb.org.

Source: National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

This site is a resource for parents, featuring a range of articles and links on communication, socialization, orientation and mobility, and transition, and more. Also in Spanish.

Source: Family Connect

The National Alliance of Blind Students (NABS) is the student affiliate of the American Council of the Blind. NABS works to advance the equal opportunity and excellence in education for all blind and visually impaired high school, college and university students in the United States.

The site includes their publication, The Student Advocate, an email discussion list, and resources.

Source: National Federation of the Blind

Sponsors multiple summer and winter camps at various locations across the United States. Requirements, applications, and fees vary by location. Visit camps’ website for specific summer or winter camp locations and application information.

Source: Christian Record

NCBYS drives "innovation in education and employment to the blind in STEM [science, technology, engineering, and math] subjects and careers by serving as a national clearinghouse of resources and expertise related to nonvisual scientific exploration." It includes sections for students, teachers and parents, resources, programs, and careers.

NCDB is a national technical assistance and dissemination center for information about deafblindness. While most resources focus on the needs of children and youth, there is wealth of information here in the Adult Services section.

"This site provides information and resources that can enable people with disabilities to become as physically active as they choose to be."

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve youth with disabilities. Created in late 2001, NCWD/Youth is composed of partners with expertise in disability, education, employment, and workforce development issues.

NCSS is the largest American association devoted solely to social studies education.

General guidelines for developing programs for students with visual impairment and additional disabilities, including deafblindness. Includes background information, the range of service delivery options, Indian disability legislation, resources for teacher training, and sample forms.

Source: Voice and Vision (India)

This document includes the following links: Science Teaching Standards, Standards for Professional Development for Teachers of Science, Assessment in Science Education, and Science Content Standards.

NSTA "is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all." The site contains resources for parents and information on teaching students with disabilities.

This 13-page paper outlines some of the key issues in the provision of services in natural environments.  It describes the unique developmental needs of children with visual impairments and offers strategies for services and advocacy.

Source: Perkins School for the Blind

An annotated bibliography of Mathematics information on the World Wide Web, compiled and reviewed by the NCAC. This resource is not dated. Some web addresses may have changed.

Source: National Center on Accessing the General Curriculum

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