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Serving Students with Visual Impairment in All Instructional Settings
Experiences & Strategies to Prepare School Staff

This session is applicable to all Educators who serve even one student with visual impairment and/or with multiple disabilities including visual impairment.  Attendees will receive go-to information to effectively work with students who have visual impairment, in all school environments, including best practices, accommodations, what to expect and what to look for, facts on low vision and blindness, tips, tools, and resources.  Whatever your instructional setting - - dual credit, advanced placement, inclusion, resource, self-contained, gym, electives, extra-curricular - - this session is for you because you either have a student with visual impairment or you will one day.

Important Session Information:

This 4-hour workshop is a must-attend for all school personnel who will be serving students with blindness/visual impairments in the upcoming school year.  Participants will safely join activities under blindfold, receive best practice strategies from veteran Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TSVI), and gain the confidence necessary to genuinely welcome and include students with blindness/visual impairments.  Attendees will gain and use the tips received to effectively plan instructional activities for student with blindness/visual impairments in all school settings.

Dimension 3.1: Classroom Environment, Routines and Procedures, Dimension 3.3: Classroom Culture, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(4) CPE
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Evelyn Gilson
Deanne Goen
Linda Hinkle
Pam Dalton
Teacher (All Level)
Date Time Location
8/3/2023 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Region 17 ESC - South Conference F
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Per HB 462, resources and services provided by Region 17 ESC are solely aligned with, and designed to support, the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) adopted by the State Board of Education.

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