Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

Updated February 03, 2022

Course Summary

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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What is Vision Impairment? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms

Teaching Students with Visual Impairments 57K views 4 min

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0 hours of educational videos

37 self-paced lessons

6 practice tests

Expert Contributor: Yolanda Williams

Yolanda has taught college Psychology and Ethics, and has a doctorate of philosophy in counselor education and supervision.

5 chapters in Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Strategies for Teaching Young Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Instructional Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Concept Development for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Students with Multiple Disabilities Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Literacy to Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Strategies for Teaching with Braille & Tactile Graphics Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Adapting Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Math Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Science Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Social Studies Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Adapting Art & Music for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Adapting Physical Education for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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What is Expanded Core Curriculum? - Definition, Purpose & Goals Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Compensatory & Functional Skills for Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Sensory Efficiency Skills to Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Orientation & Mobility Skills to Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Fostering Independence for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Organization & Study Skills to Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Career Counseling for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Health Education for Students with Visual Impairments Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Self-Advocacy & Self-Reflection for Students with Learning Disabilities Video  Take Quiz

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