According to IDEA’s definition, visually impairment is defined as including blindness means an impairment in vision that, even with correction, adversely affects a child’s educational performance. The term includes both partial sight and blindness. There are 3 types of blindness including The types of vision impairments are low visual acuity, blindness, and legal blindness (which varies for each country): Low visual acuity, also known as moderate visual impairment, is a visual acuity between 20/70 and 20/400 with your best corrected vision, or a visual field of no more than 20 degrees.
The following articles and links provide resources on teaching students with visual impairments.
The following are articles that provide tips and resources on teaching students with visual impairments.
10 tips for teaching blind or visually impaired students
Classroom strategies for regular education teachers who have students with visual impairments
General tips for teaching visually impaired students
How to teach a blind or visually impaired student
Inclusion teaching: Vision impairment and blindness
Teaching languages to blind and visually impaired students
Teaching strategies for vision impaired students
Teaching the blind and visually impaired
Strategies for helping children with visual impairments to develop listening skills
Visual impairment in the classroom
The following links provide activities that can used to teach students with visual impairments.
Adapting materials for visually impaired students
Create a restaurant book with tactile symbols
Tips and tools for teaching beginning braille skills