Teaching Resources

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

Understanding one's diagnosis, eye care specialties, following medical directions, common abbreviations, and more. Also available in Spanish.

Source: Family Connect for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments

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.

Blogger Erin shares a thorough and honest, explanation of her low vision experience, and goes beyond ophthalmic explanations into real day-to-day life with visual impairment. She includes many photographs that illustrate how she views her environment.

Source: A Number of Things

Pages