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Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

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This supplemental teacher resource course is designed to help instructors identify students with visual impairments and accommodate them in the classroom. Inside, you'll find lessons, teaching strategies and other materials that can improve your ability to teach students who have visual impairments.
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5 chapters in Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

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Ch 1. Identifying Students with Vision Impairments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[230990].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Vision Impairment? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What is Color Blindness? - Causes & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Deaf-Blindness: Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[209141].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[209141].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Early Intervention for Children With Vision Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230992].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230992].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. IEP Development for Students with Visual Impairments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[230994].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Evaluating Students With Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230996].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230996].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - IEP Accommodations for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230998].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[230998].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - IEP Goals for Students with Visual Impairments: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231000].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231000].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Service Delivery Models for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231002].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231002].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Educational Planning for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231004].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231004].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Example List of 504 Plan Accommodations
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Ch 3. Classroom Modifications for Students with Visual Impairments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[231006].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Environmental Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231008].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231008].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Classroom Design for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231010].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231010].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Adapting Materials for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231012].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231012].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173121].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173121].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Assistive Technology for Reading in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Instructional Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[231014].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Strategies for Teaching Young Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231016].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231016].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Instructional Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231018].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231018].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Concept Development for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231020].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231020].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Teaching Students with Multiple Disabilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[209145].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[209145].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Teaching Literacy to Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231022].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231022].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Strategies for Teaching with Braille & Tactile Graphics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231026].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231026].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Adapting Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Math Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231030].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231030].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Science Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231032].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231032].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Social Studies Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Adapting Art & Music for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231036].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231036].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - Adapting Physical Education for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231038].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231038].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Expanded Core Curriculum Strategies for Visual Impairments {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[231040].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Expanded Core Curriculum? - Definition, Purpose & Goals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231042].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231042].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Compensatory & Functional Skills for Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231044].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231044].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Teaching Sensory Efficiency Skills to Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231046].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231046].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Teaching Orientation & Mobility Skills to Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231048].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231048].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Fostering Independence for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231050].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231050].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Teaching Organization & Study Skills to Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Career Counseling for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Health Education for Students with Visual Impairments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231056].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[231056].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Self-Advocacy & Self-Reflection for Students with Learning Disabilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79626].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79626].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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