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Students into the Classroom Low Vision Visual Impairments Auditory Impairments Auditory Impairments Possible Causes of Visual Impairment
Diabetic Eye Problems
Retinal Disorders Halifax Nova Scotia
December 6, 1917 Blind and Low Vision The Beginning of an Adventure think positive be understanding be patient be creative consider these before you start getting to know your student liablity budget parents class size buddy system wait, there is more teacher's aid team based meetings SLP/IEP handouts inclusion Communication Introducing students to the shop THE 3 R's Rules Routine Repetition shop Adaptations Neat, Tidy & Clean Bibliography
Correa-Torres, Silvia M. “The Nature of the Social Experiences of Students with Deaf-Blindness Who Are Educated in Inclusive Settings.” in Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May2008, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p272-283, 12p.
(Burnaby School District Website – BC Provincial School for the Deaf)
(Burnaby South Secondary School and the BC Provincial School for the Deaf)
(BC Provincial School for the Deaf)
(BC Ministry of Education - Hard of Hearing and Deaf Students: A Resource Guide to Support Classroom Teachers)
(Report by the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board – Special Needs Technology Assessment Resource Support Team [START])
(Online article about students who are Deaf and hard of hearing and a demonstration they organized to protest a lack of services in Ontario)
Where Does The Money Come From? HOW DO WE GET IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Qualifying for addittional resources......... To Qualify………
-IEP in place
b)measurable learning objectives
c)modifications where appropriate
d)strategies to meet goals
e)measures for tracking progress
-Receiving help from qualified professionals
-If unilateral loss – it must be significant & documented annually
-Students with cochlear implants are working with teachers who have special training
-Services being provided are beyond what typical students receive
-Services are outlined in IEP and directly relevant
Burnaby South Secondary Provincial Oral Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Provincial Education Review Committee for Deaf Students PERCD SO WHAT CAN TEACHERS DO? Inclusion - Is it real? Is it possible? Art Education for
the Visual Impaired http://www.artbeyondsight.org/ Introduction to: Anderson, Frances E. Art-Centered Education And Therapy For Children With Disabilities. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, 1994. Print.
Rodriguez, Susan. The Special Artist's Handbook. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984. Print.
(Art Education for the Blind)
Harley - Henderson - Truan. The Art Of Teaching Braille Reading. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas, 1979. Print.
(US National Library of Medicine)
(British Journal of Ophthalmology)
Lieberman - Cowart. Games For People With Sensory Impairments. Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics, 1996. Print.