Division on Visual Impairments

VIDBEQ 66.3 Summer 2021

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 3 Bryan Moles, University of Illinois Chicago, bmoles2@uic.edu Over the last academic year, teachers were forced to innovate and reach new heights of professional creativity to meet the unique challenges brought on by the pandemic. Novel systems were implemented to ensure access and maintain appropriate service provision during these unprecedented times. Virtual mobility trips and Zoom braille lessons speak to some of the restructured digital experiences developed, piloted, and made to work by dedicated teachers. As we look towards a new school year with more in-person contact, more time sharing a single physical space with many of our students and colleagues, it is essential that we do not forget the perspectives on students that we learned during the course of the pandemic. During these times we learned more than just how to master our Zoom or Google Meets classrooms and engage students in digital lessons, we saw, heard, and experienced so much with our students. We inevitably worked with our students to process so much of what they were experiencing, developing tools and new Learning from the Pandemic: Continuing a Focus on Social Emotional Informed Practice

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