Ch 2: IEP Development for Students with Visual Impairments

About This Chapter

IEPs are crucial to the success of any student with a disability, including visual impairment. The objective of this chapter is to help you reinforce your understanding of individualized education programs (IEPs) for students with visual impairments and how to develop and implement them.

IEP Development for Students with Visual Impairments - Chapter Summary

This chapter was assembled by our professional instructors to provide you with a way to learn, reinforce and test your knowledge related to the creation and implementation of IEPs for students with visual impairments. Some of the topics covered in the lessons include:

  • Tools and assessments used to test students with visual impairments
  • Different modifications and accommodations to keep in mind when making IEPs
  • The various types of IEPs
  • Resources and services available for students with visual impairments
  • Considerations for short- and long-term IEP planning

After each lesson, be sure to test your understanding of the material with the lesson's quiz. Use the quiz results to discover topics you don't understand and then return to the lesson to improve your understanding of that information. The practice chapter exam at the end of the chapter will help you test your understanding of the material as a whole.

How It Helps

  • Teaches proper usages: Complete this assessment to learn how to assess a student's visual impairment and assemble an effective IEP for them.
  • Builds awareness: One objective of this assessment is to build your awareness of important components of IEPs for students with visual impairments.
  • Enhances students abilities: Implementing effective IEPs will help students improve their own academic skills while they learn in a way that suits them best.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Use tools used to assess a student's visual impairment
  • Identify factors important to creating an effective IEP for students with visual impairments
  • Differentiate between the different types of IEPs
  • Utilize valuable resources and tools for students with visual impairments
  • Create effective long-term and short-term educational plans with IEPs

6 Lessons in Chapter 2: IEP Development for Students with Visual Impairments
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Evaluating Students With Visual Impairments

1. Evaluating Students With Visual Impairments

As a teacher, you are sometimes involved in evaluating students for visual impairments and using findings to write meaningful IEPs. This lesson discusses the evaluation process for visual impairments.

IEP Accommodations for Students with Visual Impairments

2. IEP Accommodations for Students with Visual Impairments

Students with visual impairments have a variety of unique learning needs. Let's looks at some of the ways teachers can support these students by providing accommodations.

IEP Goals for Students with Visual Impairments: Types & Examples

3. IEP Goals for Students with Visual Impairments: Types & Examples

Students with visual impairments often need specific help to develop skills that most kids would acquire on their own. Let's take a look at how IEP goals can be written to help students with vision loss.

Service Delivery Models for Students with Visual Impairments

4. Service Delivery Models for Students with Visual Impairments

If you are a teacher who works with students who have visual impairments, then you might be interested in learning about the different educational models that are available. This lesson describes a variety of service delivery models.

Educational Planning for Students with Visual Impairments

5. Educational Planning for Students with Visual Impairments

Educational planning is important for all students and might be especially crucial for students with disabilities. This lesson discusses factors and strategies associated with educational planning for students with visual impairments.

Example List of 504 Plan Accommodations

6. Example List of 504 Plan Accommodations

This lesson will educate you on the purpose of a 504 plan. It will also provide you with a list of commonly used 504 plan accommodations. As an educator, it is important to choose accommodations that fit the needs of your particular student.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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