Division on Visual Impairments


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 66, Issue 2 11 Nominated by Amy T. Parker Throughout Katherine's coursework in the Orientation and Mobility (O&M) program at Portland State University, she has demonstrated competence from a technical, scholarly, and community-oriented perspective. There were many instances where Katherine demonstrated leadership in different groups of learners and professionals, encouraging collaboration at a high level. For example, Katherine worked closely with a group of peers and mentors to publish a practitioner reflection on her practicum experiences for the Division on Visual Impairments and Deafblindness. As the lead author of the article, Katherine incorporated ideas from her peers and mentors, using the opportunity to synthesize learning for practitioners. As a champion for students with disabilities, Katherine has shown her ability to innovate by working with families and teams of educators to achieve results. For example, through her applied assignments Katherine shared her thoughtful assessment and instructional approaches for children with complex communication and behavioral needs. While serving as a teacher of the visually impaired, Virginia Murray Sowell Student of the Year Katherine Ericson

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