Division on Visual Impairments

VIDBE-Q 64.4 Fall 2019

A quarterly newsletter from the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Visual Impairments containing practitioner tips for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and other professionals.

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VIDBE-Q Volume 64 Issue 4 31 UPCOMING WEBINARS SAVE THE DATES Julie Maier serves as an Educational Specialist for California Deafblind Services providing technical assistance and training to families of children with deafblindness and their educational teams. Additionally, she is a faculty member in the Special Education Department at San Francisco State University. Julie served as the project liaison for two OSEP funded personnel preparation project in deafblindness at SFSU which trained dozens of teachers to serve as teacher of the deafblind. Her conference and webinar presentations have included the topics of authentic assessment, literacy skill development, social supports, inclusive educational supports, self-determination, transition planning, and interveners for learners with multi-sensory impairments. September th at pm EST MATHEMATICS, ANYONE? Presented by: Sonja Steinbach Resources on how to teach and learn Nemeth and UEB math, create quick tactile graphics, and tips and tricks to promote mathematical exploration. Sonja has served as a teacher of the visual impairments for over five years. In her time, she has worked in middle school and high school mathematics classroom at Washington State School for the lind helping coordinate a distance learning program for students across five states. After earning a master's in special education and a masters's in math for teachers, she has in-depth knowledge about how students with visual impairments learn math, and how professionals in the fields of mathematics and education interact with those students. As a person with a visual impairments herself, Sonja also understands what motivates students to be successful. November th at pm EST INTERVENERS: THEIR UNIQUE ROLE Presented by Julie Maier Information about interveners for students with deafblindness: Their unique role, intervention outcomes, and training opportunities. January th at pm EST MEANINGFUL LITERACY FOR STUDENTS WITH MULTI-SENSORY NEEDS Presented by Julie Maier Promoting meaningful literacy for student with with multi-sensory impairments: Thinking beyond just reading and writing. Julie Maier Sonja Steinbach

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