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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SPECIAL EDUCAT ION DEPARTMEN T Seeking Scholars for New Seeking Scholars for New Federal Grant Opportunity Federal Grant Opportunity Project Title: LIBROS (Low-Incidence Interdisciplinary Scholars Building Reading Opportunities for Social-Emotional Resiliency) Benefits • Up to 90% tuition remission for core courses and master's sequence • Enrichment from scholars and experts in the field of visual impairment, literacy, social-emotional learning, libraries, and inclusive education Eligibility Criteria • Be enrolled in the O&M or VIL program • Commit to complete the three course master's sequence leading to a master's degree • Commit to interdisciplinary enrichment activities, including practicum, minimum of three full days, dates TBD • Commit to pay back in service time supporting children and youth ages 0-21; one academic year of training results in two years of service time • Be willing to complete a 2-credit course focused on inclusive literacy offered in Summer, 2024 • Be a U.S. citizen Interested? For more information contact: Orientation & Mobility Program Amy Parker — atp5@pdx.edu Visually Impaired Learner Program Holly Lawson — hlawson@pdx.edu

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