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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Florida State University's Visual Disabilities Program Preparing Tomorrow's Professional Leaders Sarah E. Ivy, Ph.D., Florida State University, Assistant Professor, sivy@fsu.edu, and Sandra Lewis, Ed.D., Florida State University, Professor and Coordinator of the Visual Disabilities Program Florida State University (FSU) prepares the largest number of TVIs in the Southeast region of the United States—upward to 25 new professionals in any given year. We offer the only TVI and O&M program in the state of Florida. Since its inception 53 years ago in 1963, FSU's vision program has graduated hundreds of professionals. In the 30-year period between 1986 and 2016, 700 TVIs, O&M specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Specialists completed their degrees; most of these individuals are still providing services to people with visual impairments across the country. 70

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