Teaching Resources

NFB Scholar Mary Fernandez offers a personal reflection of her own job search experience. This is a great discussion topic for all young job seekers.

Source: The Student Slate, Fall 2012

Useful for residents of the U.K.,RNIB presents information on finding a job, keeping a job, preparing for employment, and starting a business of one's own.

Source: Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

This section of the Vision Aware site includes the following topics: talking to your employer, knowing your rights, training resources, and workplace technology.

Source: VisionAware

FamilyConnect describes the role of each member of the educational team. There are links to related documents, including strategies for success, the role of the paraprofessional and the TVI (Teacher of the Visually Impaired).

Source: FamilyConnect for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments

This page describes the essential elements of the IEP, offers checklists of keys points, what to do before, during and after an IEP meeting, a checklist of key points, and advice for keeping educational records.

Source: FamilyConnect for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments

Provides a solid foundation for understanding eye conditions that affect seniors. Addresses treatment and rehabilitation; includes a vision simulation video and glossary.

Source: VisionAware

Kitchen organization ideas and simple steps for streamlining kitchen chores, written with seniors in mind.

Source: VisionAware

A wealth of information can be found here on all topics related to infants and toddlers, and the adults who spend time with them. The online information includes many specific tips on topics ranging from play to sleep.

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