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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; Lorem Ipsum Dolor Spring 2016 2 whose personal and professional activities have significantly promoted and improved quality of life for people with visual impairments and deafblindness. Ms. Lacy serves as the Director of the Alabama Instructional Resource Center (AIRCB). The AIRCB is a statewide provider of special media materials for visually impaired students in local education agencies and rehabilitation programs. The center has emerged as a full production facility with specialized equipment to produce braille, enlarge textbooks in color and black and white, and duplicate recorded textbooks. The center has two Nemeth Code certified braillist on staff who can produce high level math and science textbooks in braille as well as tactile graphics. The primary focus is getting large print and braille textbooks into the hands of students served by the AIRCB at the same time as their sighted peers. The AIRCB has also focused its fiscal resources by 24

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