Visual Impairment Including Blindness

Accommodations and Modifications at a Glance: Educational Accommodations for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
This guide provides examples of accommodations and modifications that may be helpful for blind or visually impaired students in the areas of instruction, materials, assignments, testing, assistive technology, environment, and other activities.
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: American Printing House for the Blind

Arizona Department of Education AT Short Term Loan Library
Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services works in partnership with Northern Arizona University Institute for Human Development Arizona Technology Access Program to make available at no cost, a wide variety of assistive technology devices, equipment, software, and professional development materials to school personnel to improve access to assistive technology.
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education

Environmental Adaptations and CVI
This video shares how to adapt the environment, use maps, and orientation and mobility strategies for students with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
Author: Christine Roman-Lantzy
Publication Date: February 2022
Publisher: Paths to Literacy

Project INSPIRE: Increasing the STEM Potential of Individuals Who Read Braille Through Self-Paced Free Courses for Professionals and Materials for Middle School Students
These free, self-paced courses are for TVIs, paraprofessionals, those who prepare braille, and others who want to support braille learners. Twice a year additional courses will be added.
Authors: Penny Rosenblum
Publication Date: March 2022
Publisher: Paths to Literacy

Teaching Students with Visual Impairments: An Introduction
This informational webpage includes a PowerPoint presentation to provide a brief overview for administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, and related service providers who are new to working with students with visual impairments and videos about the eye anatomy, sight simulations, and accommodations.
Author: Elizabeth Wallace
Publication Date: November 2021
Publisher: Paths to Literacy

Tools to Support You in Having a Student with a Visual Impairment in Your K-6 General Education Classroom
This webpage hosts 11 videos each ranging in length from 8 to 12 minutes. The videos were originally developed for general education teachers, but are also appropriate for paraprofessionals, therapists, administrators, family members, and others who are seeking knowledge.
Authors: Tina Herzberg and Penny Rosenblum
Publication Date: June 2021
Publisher: Paths to Literacy

Visual Impairments Factsheet (for Schools)
This factsheet provides information on what teachers should know about students with visual impairments and how to support their learning in the classroom.
Publication Date: March 2021
Publisher: KidsHealth