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 grow and students with visual impairments are currently underrepresented in these STEM fields. This issue will focus a spotlight on some of the programs and activities that attempt to make STEM concepts more accessible to students with visual impairments; thereby, creating more STEM success for them. The issue begins with an article by another veteran science educator and TVI who had the amazing opportunity to work with NASA to open up the world of astronomy to students with visual impairments. Also in this issue are articles about adapting materials and programming to increase accessibility of math and science. Additionally, articles related to technology include improving computer science access, a new certification program for assistive technology specialists and a book review about teaching iOS to students with visual impairments. I would like to thank all the contributors for their excellent articles and their excitement about sharing their work with our readers. Together we can open up the STEM fields for our students and prepare them for new and exciting future careers. I hope that you enjoy reading this issue as much as I enjoyed putting it together! 6

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