Division on Visual Impairments

VIDBE-Q 65.3 Summer 2020

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 65 Issue 3 that is grounded in the O&M Career, College, and Community Readiness (CCCR) Standards (Tellefson, 2015; Tellefson et al., 2019). Roles Peter is a COMS with 22 years experience working with students and adults who are blind and visually impaired. He currently works with CRP as an O&M Instructor in metropolitan Portland, Oregon. With the shift to online instruction due to COVID-19, Peter was required to provide continued instruction to the students on his caseload. The change meant individualizing instruction in new ways and working with students who have varying levels of access to technology. Upon PSU making written arrangements with CRP, Peter supervised Kyrsten, Angel, and Katie as they completed their internships through distance consultation. Kyrsten also works at CRP as a paraeducator for Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing students. They acted as a team lead for the set-up of the remote internship process with Peter, scheduling weekly meetings to debrief and collaborate. They brought additional background insight of students to assist in creating lessons. As a Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TSVI), Angel works for the Special Education Service Agency (SESA) in Anchorage, Alaska, which serves students with low-incidence disabilities throughout the state. Katie works in Greater Tokyo, Japan, as a TSVI, serving American students in Japan and South

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