Best Practices

Tips on how to set your Zoom sessions to keep them private.
A narrative of how our BVI school quickly chose a Learning Management System for immediate use in this new age of a pandemic.
Download these free digital books/PDFs designed specifically for students with CVI!
Is your student completing assignment in braille during COVID-19 school closures?
Here are terrific, teacher-created videos for students with CVI!
Just released - an exciting, fully accessible app for students who are emerging or beginner readers!
Tips for maximizing remote video instruction for students with CVI.
This TVI shares her experiences setting up and using remote learning tools with students who are visually impaired or blind.
Here is the Zoom information you have been looking for!
How does your student/school/district's tech skills compare to others across the country?
Introducing dictation to an emerging reader and writer.
How (and why) do you provide feedback when field testing a Beta version of an iOS app?
Practice braille contractions while reading about Noelle the cat!
What math-related tech skills should we be teaching now?

This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in Phase III CVI.

Which is the most appropriate term?
TVIs, we need YOUR feedback about math skills/activities for K-3rd students.
Assistive technology considerations for people who have fluctuating eyesight or changing vision.
Coding concept games are navigating through a maze; how can students with visual impairments access digital mazes?
Their computer tech goals for preschoolers?!?
Learn about planets with CosmoBally in this fun interactive space-themed story!
Cosmic Numbers is an accessible number line created to teach basic digital number lines skills for students who are visually impaired.
Introducing addition and subtraction to a young braille student using a number line.
Simple fun ways to adapt and teach basic number line concepts to a young braille student.
This emerging reader is learning to read in three mediums: magnified print, braille and auditory.
In spite of vast technological innovation, a significant portion of the BVI populations’ technology use lags significantly behind the general population
Expanding your O&M lessons with this fun activity for non-traditional O&M students.
Quick and easy self-calculating data sheets
The free and easy way to use Google Meet to Screen Share
This is part two of the Screen Reader for Low Vision Students series.
A brief examination of research that explores the relationship between self-determination and computer aided instruction (CAI).
Consider introducing your potential or emerging braille reader to a refreshable Braille Display!

This workshop focuses on recommended practices in early intervention and early childhood special education

Oct. 19, 2019

Learning to step back and allow students to be as independent as possible is a crucial step in helping them to develop independence.
My student is low vision, why should he/she be introduced to a screen reader?
When is too much magnification detrimental? Is there an alternative?
Seeing two of everything can be overwhelming. Here are ten things that I do to help minimize the effects of my double vision, and why.
In the third and final installment in this series, we will look at apps and services for screen sharing.
Experiences and suggestions for teaching keyboarding to Pre-K and early elementary BVI students in a group class (computer lab)setting.
UEB Online’s new Braille mathematics program introduces students to Braille mathematical symbols and expressions.
Need image descriptions to Bookshare books? Here's how!

Hearing impacts our ability to communicate, connect with others, and respond to environmental cues.

Hearing impacts our ability to communicate, connect with others, and respond to environmental cues.

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students

The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams.

Ten things that I wish my teacher of the visually impaired would have taught me about transitioning to a four-year college with low vision.

Use the "What's the Complexity" Framework to design a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.

The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.

Try these approaches when teaching emerging braille students.