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Blindness and Visual Impairment

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Iowa provides educational services to all children and youth, birth to 21 years of age, who are blind or visually impaired, including students with multiple impairments or who are considered deafblind.

Guiding Practices

Iowa Expanded Core Curriculum Resource Guide 2007

Iowa Expanded Core Curriculum Procedures Manual

Progress Monitoring for Teachers of Students Who Have Visual Disabilities

 

Calendar of Events

On-going Professional Staff Development Opportunities

 

Contacts in your Area

Braille and Large Print Texts: Iowa Braille School Library and Instructional Material Center
http://www.iowa-braille.k12.ia.us/vnews/display.v/SEC/Resources/Services%20G-Z%7CLibrary


Special School and Statewide Outreach

Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School - http://www.iowa-braille.k12.ia.us

Iowa's Deafblind Services Project - http://www.iadeafblind.k12.ia.us/

Vocational Rehabilitation and Transition Services

Iowa Department for the Blind - http://www.blind.state.ia.us/

Improving Transition Outcomes - http://www.mytransitioniowa.org

Deafblind Services

Iowa Deafblind Service Project - http://www.deafblind.k12.ia.us
 

Links

National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youth who are Visually Impaired, Including those with Multiple Impairments-

http://www.tsbvi.edu/national-agenda

http://www.csb-cde.ca.gov/Documents/National_Agenda.html

American Council for the Blind - http://www.acb.org/

American Foundation for the Blind - http://afb.org/

American Printing House for the Blind - http://aph.org/

National Federation for the Blind - http://www.nfb.org/

Parent Resources

National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
http://www.spedex.com/napvi/

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
http://www.nfbofalabama.org/pobc.html

 

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 19, 2014 at 11:11pm.