Visual Impairment and Blindness

As an example of the rapid pace of change in technology, a search for instructions using Google Docs revealed some outmoded examples
In order to use a screen reader like JAWS, you need to know the basics to navigation.
The Freedom Scientific Ruby 7 HD has a great combination of features that are ideal for students who have low vision.
A brief examination of the cost of Microsoft Office and alternatives for a VI student.
Use the Page Width Microsoft Word zoom setting to improve your visual access to documents without having to change the font size!
Converting a semi accessible .pdf textbook quiz into a completely accessible quiz in MS Word.
Remote Desktop Computer Lab Management Software can help create a more enjoyable learning experience for teachers and students
An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range to improve your reliability in assessing children. Extensive knowledge of CVI is a prerequisite.
Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing 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.
The BrailleNote Touch Plus was recently announced by Humanware
A VI advisory on an MIT sponsored site that teaches Calculus
Blind individuals can achieve quality access to high-level mathematics using LaTex code.
Some ruminations on edtech in general and the beginning of an idea to create an electronic audio jigsaw puzzle for creating an audio math game
Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference.
There are 2 sessions included in this training module that examines assessment of and intervention for students with behavioral challenges.
This online course provides theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to students with visual impairment and autism.
This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in Phase III CVI.
An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range to improve your reliability in assessing children. Extensive knowledge of CVI is a prerequisite.
Use this amazing BETA feature from Desmos online calculator to create beautiful embosser ready graphs. All you need to do is input your equation!
A solution to the problem of Excel spreadsheets not reading column and row headings for particular cells for the visually impaired
Using HTML numeric representations of numbers, the visually impaired can see colors on web pages.
Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference.
During this 1 1/2 hour webinar, Karen Barrows will discuss working with children who have CVI
Here are two tips for making iOS voiceover work a little better for you if you pair your device with a braille display or a keyboard.
WebbIE is a free text-only web browser for the visually impaired. WebbIE browses web pages, searches the web, allows for filling in forms, ecommerce, etc.
Support students’ pathways to success through this facilitated approach that empowers the student to lead the team
He was looking at lights. He was just looking at me for short periods of time. He hated baby toys, being outside.We tried to pretend everything was normal.
An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range to improve your reliability in assessing children. Extensive knowledge of CVI is a prerequisite.
Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.
An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range to improve your reliability in assessing children.
Hands-on practice to increase your reliability in assessing children with CVI.
WORKSHOP CANCELLED. How to successfully introduce iOS technology and to teach tech skills to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students with VIB.
This workshop will focus on how to successfully introduce iOS technology and to teach tech skills to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students with VIB.
In this tutorial, learn how to distinguish between concrete and abstract thinking and design learning activities that develop abstract thinking.
This post will show you how to change the size of desktop icons on Windows computers
This tutorial has 6 sessions that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
New Hampshire: 1 day workshop — October 26. The workshop will emphasize the foundational principles used to facilitate literacy skills in children with CVI.
Development of abstract thinking skills is a critical factor in ensuring academic success, as well as in dealing with the complexities of life.
Vision simulation is one way to understand how the world is experienced by someone with a visual impairment.
These webcasts from KanLovKids are a series three videos of web based training on the use of optical devices.
Learn how a Lions Clubs International Foundation SightFirst grant provided low-vision care for a young boy in Kansas and changed his life forever.
Robert Taylor of Kansas State School for the Blind provides videos training on getting your iPad ready for your student with visual impairments.
These webcasts from KanLovKids are a series of six videos of instructions on getting to know and training in the use of the monocular telescope.
Ellen Mazel discusses how the vision is processed in a child with cortical vision impairment (CVI) and the importance of early intervention.
Guidelines for modifications and evaluation to improve contrast and lighting and reduce visual clutter and glare for individuals with vision loss.
In this webcast, Susan Dalton offers a perspective on including students with albinism in the regular educational classroom.
Dr. Penny Rosenblum discusses the development of navigational and social skills for children and adults who are visually impaired and unable to drive.
In this webcast, Larry Campbell discusses the Education for All Initiative - all girls and boys with blindness and low vision enjoy the right to education.
In this webcast Dr. Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind Union (WBU), talks about United Nation's Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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