Evaluating Visual Perceptual Skills in Young Children Visual perception is the brain’s interpretation of what one sees. We can observe its development as young children respond to the people and things that they see and grasp. But how do parents and teachers know when these skills are developing normally for special needs students?
Let's Play! Inclusive Toys for Children with Visual Impairments Toys are an important part of childhood, teaching children about themselves, others, and their environment. For children with visual impairments, toys become even more important for learning. Learn what to look for when choosing inclusive toys for blind children and those with visual impairments.
Classroom Modifications for Students with Visual Impairments The typical learning experience is highly visual, leaving students with visual impairments needing adaptations and modifications in order to succeed. Learn about accommodations for students with visual impairments and how to help maximize learning
Common Types of Visual Impairments This article will help teachers explore common types of visual impairments that students may exhibit in the special education or regular education classroom. Knowing the characteristics of visual impairments will be useful in planning for and teaching students with vision problems.
Tips for Teaching Students with Low Vision If you have a student with low vision in your classroom for the first time, you probably have some questions. From what is considered low vision to what kinds of low vision aids are typically used in the classroom, you may be wondering how you can best serve these students.
Transition Planning For a Student Who Is Blind Transition planning involves identifying resources and settings goals after high school for students receiving special education services. Students who are blind need specific advice to address their individual circumstances.