Braille Institute of America

Positively Transforming the Lives of  Those with Vision Loss


Braille, audiotapes, or magnified text are just a few of the ways that students with vision impairments can access information. A variety of inclusive teaching and assessment techniques can benefit all students. Still, there are several specific techniques that are effective when teaching a group that includes children with vision impairment.

The amount of visual information we receive each day is something we frequently take for granted. Many vision-impaired students lack a lifetime’s worth of visual experiences to draw from. When developing learning exercises, it is critical to consider the amount of assumed visual information in your subject.

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