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Improving Education for Individuals with Visual Impairments.

Guam Project Courses, Fall 2017

Fall 2017 registration form (MS Word)

Dates for semester courses: May 28-August 23,2013

VISN 614: Instructional Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Including Those with Additional Disabilities

Tammy Reisman
5589
Online
2
4
25 hours

Course Description: This course examines and explores the unique educational needs of children with visual impairment and children with visual and multiple impairments as well as techniques for instruction related to teaching these children in a full array of educational settings from ages 3-22. Topics include program planning for core and expanded core curriculum, adaptive techniques, and diverse communication systems. This course requires a field-based placment/pre-practicum requirement of a minimum of 25 hours.The necessity for a transdisciplinary approach will be stressed.The course requires (a) classroom lectures, discussions and group work, (b) reading and video assignments, (c) research assignments, (d) varying field-based experiences, and (e) completion of several case studies. 

Required Material

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Publication
DB-LINK Publications
Note
Obtain both the information on CDROM drive and a brochure of services. Phone: 1-800-438-9376 (free)

American Foundation for the Blind. (2005). When you have a visually impaired student in your classroom; 3 title set

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New York: AFB Press.

Teaching Language Arts, Math, and Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

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Publisher
Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
Author
Browder, Diane and Spooner, Fred. (2006)

Looking to Learn: Promoting Literacy for Student with Low Vision. © 2000

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AFB Press. New York, NY.
Authors
Frances D'Andrea, Mary and Carol Farrenkopf.
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Was required for 616 and will use for 642 and 643
Year
2000

Foundations of Education - Vol. II Instructional Strategies for Teaching Children and Youths with Visual Impairments © 2000

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Authors
Koenig, A. and Holbrook, M. C.
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2000
Available from
www.afb.org

Itinerant Teaching: Tricks of the Trade for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Second Edition.(2005)

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New York: AFB Press
Author
Olmstead, Jean

Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and Intervention. © 2007

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AFB Press. New York, NY
Author
Roman-Lantzy, Christine

Braille Literacy: A Functional Approach. © 2004

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AFB Press. New York, NY
Author
Wormsley, D.
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