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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7 VIDBE - Q Volume 63 Issue 1 validate our knowledge and skills sets, with a focus on teachers of the visually impaired. Sandra Lewis from Florida State University and Tiffany Wild from The Ohio State University w ill share the committee's work, field questions, and discuss next steps in engaging partners in the field in the validation process as a part of the larger convention program. Because we aren't only about formal programming, we will be hosting our DVIDB bu siness meeting and social at Jackson's Bistro, a waterside restaurant in Tampa. Thanks to Nicole Johnson and her committee for the planning and sponsorship gathering that was done to make our time together memorable. One of our sponsors, the American Found ation for the Blind, will share policy updates as we enjoy Cogswell - Macy Act themed cakes from a lauded local bakery. In short, we have a delicious program for you and encourage you to take a break from winter with us in Tampa to learn about apps, innovations in math instruction, self - determination for all students, and student portfolios for enhancing ECC skills. Visit o ur website for all of the details and for downloadable flyers that describe what we are offering: DVIDB . The DVIDB within the Council for Exceptional Children represents a passionate group of research ers and practitioners from the fields of visual impairments and deafblindness who champion the needs of geographically widespread, low - incidence group of students. We are a part of the larger CEC body because of the work that may be accomplished around the development and sustainability of teacher and paraeducator, including intervener, standards. We both glean and contribute to the efforts of the larger organization. We invite you to share your talents, to get energized

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