Division on Visual Impairments

VIDBE Quarterly Volume 60(4)

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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New Resources for Professionals from AFB Press! Burns Braille Guide A Quick Reference to Unified English Braille, Second Edition MARY F. BURNS The Burns Braille Transcription Dictionary has been revamped as the Burns Braille Guide to usher in the new era of Unified English Braille (UEB). This easy-to-use reference guide includes common braille to print and print to braille conversions, as well as punctuation, new UEB contractions, and general rules and terminology. Available in paperback, e-book, and online subscription. Beginning with Braille Firsthand Experiences with a Balanced Approach to Literacy Second Edition ANNA M. SWENSON This new edition of an exceptional resource for helping educators teach braille has been updated using UEB and includes new sections on general education literacy instruction, teaching the dual-media learner, adapting materials, and addressing diverse needs. In addition to including favorite teaching activities from the first edition, the new Beginning with Braille also features new teaching materials, record forms, and braille activities. Available in paperback, e-book, and online subscription. Reading Connections Strategies for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments CHERYL KAMEI-HANNAN and LEILA ANSARI RICCI A teacher's guide for addressing the needs of students who read print and/ or braille with a focus on supporting those who have, or who are at risk for developing reading disabilities. Includes strategies and classroom activities. Available in paperback, e-book, and online subscription Save 15% Use Code AFBFALL15 expires 12/31/15 Order today at www.afb.org/store or call 800-232-3044. AFB eLearning Webinar Series CVI Focus Series Assessment, Intervention, and Literacy for Individuals with Cortical Visual Impairment Presented by Christine Roman-Lantzy CVI Focus Series • Beginning with the Basics • Using the CVI Range for Functional Visual Assessment • Designing Interventions and Opportunities • Facilitating Literacy • Building Language and Literacy Skills 60

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