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 3 Image 4: TSB Bell Tower – the bell was on the original mansion the school moved to in the 1800s. At every graduation the bell is rung once for each graduate before they process out of the auditorium. weaving, and piano tuning and repair. Such programs were developed across the nation, designed so that the nation's blind citizens could become self-sustaining. Prior to WWII, TSB had grown to 200 students. Extracurricular activities and programs began to flourish in the early 20 th century, including student plays and recitals, and Boys and Girl Scout Troops. TSB participated in competitions in the National Athletic Association of Schools for the Blind for the first time in 1927. By 1923 the number of academic courses being offered had significantly increased and were assigned credit value. More students were going to college. Finding employment grew with the advent of a braille shorthand machine; graduates with typing skills were finding good jobs. The 65

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