- Professional Development
- Blogs, Activities
A 10-page table that illustrates evidence-based practices that support implementation of in-school predictors of post-school success.Source: NTACT
In this PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Mary Zatta talks about bringing a student's educational plan into alignment with state's curricular requirements, with specific examples from the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.Source: National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB)
An overview of the service and how to get access to it. This page also offers many links to further information.Source: The Audio Description Project
The history and structure of braille, with attention to the issues of learning braille as an adult; includes a discussion of finger sensitivity, and alternatives to braille.Source: VisionAware
OSHA standards and procedures for protecting the eyes in the workplace.Source: ISHN (Industrial Safety & Hygiene News)
Read the full page of resources here, and browse the links below for additional information specific to children who are blind or visually impaired, deafblind, or who have additional disabilities including visual impairment.Source: Center for Parent Information and Resources (formerly NICHCY)
The NCEO website provides information about alternate assessment, including state policies, publications and other resources, and a section on alternate assessments for students with significant cognitive disabilities.Source: National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)
Definition of amblyopia, causes and treatmentSource: Prevent Blindness America
A program for children with visual impairments and additional disabilities shares its objectives, activities, methods, information on financial resources, and its impact on families; also in Spanish.Source: International Council for the Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)
Information for people with age-related macular degeneration, their families, caregivers, and professionals.
An introduction to age-related macular degeneration, with an overview of promising treatments and suggestions on living with the disease.Source: Prevent Blindness America
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop provides links to career exploration, including self-assessments and employment trends. It also includes sections on Education and Training, Resumes and Interviews, Salary and Benefits, Job Search, and People and Places.Source: U.S. Department of Labor
AAHPERD is "the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting those involved in physical education, leisure, fitness, dance, health promotion, and education and all specialties related to achieving a healthy lifestyle."
AAHPERD is the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting those involved in physical education, leisure, fitness, dance, health promotion, and education and all specialties related to achieving a healthy lifestyle.Source: AAHPERD
AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as other publications. They have a large number of programs designed to bring science literacy to all. They have resources for businesses, scientists, teachers, and students. One of their many endeavors, Project 2061 has developed highly regarded science curriculum benchmarks. The AAAS signature program is called Entrypoint, providing internship opportunities in science, engineering, math, computer science and some fields of business for students with disabilities. Many program alumni are now working in the science fields.
AADB is a national consumer organization of, by, and for deafblind Americans and their supporters.
ABBA seeks to "promote interest in bowling activities among legally blind men and women in North America;" their newsletter is published three times per year and is available here in electronic format.Source: American Blind Bowling Association
ABSF is committed to serving blind and visually impaired children and adults, giving them the opportunities and experiences that build confidence and independence that can last a lifetime.Source: American Blind Skiing Foundation
The ACB "strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life, for all blind and visually-impaired people.Source: American Council of the Blind (ACB)