Division on Visual Impairments

VIDBE Quarterly Volume 60(1)

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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Camp Abilities Alaska Justin A. Haegele, Director, Camp Abilities Alaska, The Ohio State University, haegele.9@osu.edu Jenna Sticken, Director, Camp Abilities Alaska, Indian Prairie School District No. 204, IL, Jenna_sticken@ispd.org Cody LaPlante, Staff, Camp Abilities Alaska, Northern Illinois University, codymlaplante@gmail.com Camp Abilities Alaska is a one-week developmental sports camp for school-aged individuals with visual impairments and blindness located in Anchorage, AK. Camp takes place each July, and typically services 16-21 athletes per year. At Camp Abilities Alaska, athletes participate in a number of different sports and recreational activities, including common physical education activities (e.g., track and field, archery), Paralympic sports (aquatics, goalball), and sports designed specifically for individuals with visual impairments (e.g., beep baseball, beep kickball). Each sport or activity at camp is taught by a highly qualified sport specialist who has years of experience with that particular activity. 92

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