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Taking Visual Impairment to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
What is the world like when you can't see, or when your vision is impaired? Learn about how Lisa communicates with the world around her with Taking Visual Impairment to School by Rita Whitman Steingold. Learners answer discussion...
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Encouraging Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired to Express Their Feelings and Explore Imagination

For Teachers K - 12th
Being expressive in a creative, empathetic, or imaginative way is not only fun, it builds good pre-writing and communication skills. Learners with visual impairments have a roundtable discussion session where several sentence frames are...
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Making a desk organizer for students who are blind or visually impaired

For Teachers K - 12th
Organization is of the utmost importance when teaching orientation and mobility to learners with visual impairments. To help keep everything in order and provide independence, use these instructions for making a desk organizer. The...
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Theo’s Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Encourage your class to consider a beautiful short film about a boy named Theo who happens to be visually impaired. Over the course of the lesson plan, pupils work in pairs, discuss their ideas and the film as a class, view the film,...
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Visual Impairment Based on a Children's Book

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore practical information about visual impairment. They explore about the uses of seeing eye cane. Students explore the postive aspects about how people fucntion in spite of handicaps. They explore about helping others.
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Math Lesson for Visually Impaired Early Learners: A 3 Way Counting Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A unique lesson that's designed for visually impaired early learners, but can be adapted for anyone, is here for you. Pupils use brightly colored foam letters, beads, checkers, and an abacus, in order to gain practice in identifying the...
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Making Choices

For Teachers K - 6th
Here is an excellent and well-developed lesson plan intended to promote choice-making skills for learners with visual impairment and intellectual disabilities. It fosters choice-making skills through a soft version of discrete trial...
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Timeline for Anne

For Teachers 4th - 9th
It is key to the learning process to make everything a child with visual impairments does as tactile as possible. After reading Anne of Green Gables, the class discusses her life events in order to make a tactile time line. They choose...
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Beginning Map Skills

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Maps can be so much fun, they help you understand spatial relationships, distance between objects, and can foster direction skills. Budding cartographers with visual impairments use the Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit to create their...
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Conductors of Heat - Hot Spoons

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Why is the end of a spoon hot when it's not all the way in the hot water? A great question deserves a great answer, and learners with visual impairments will use their auditory and tactile senses to get that answer. A talking...
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Creating a 3-D Model of a Plant Life

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Instructing blind or visually impaired learners means you need to make symbolic tactile representations of various processes to provide as much input as possible. But wouldn't it be even better to have your learners make the models...
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Disability in the Media Lesson Plan: Braille

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine the workings of the Braille alphabet and how people with visual impairments learn how to use it. In this Braille lesson, students study the associated vocabulary, read about Helen Keller, and complete associated...
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Building a Basic Series Circuit

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Make science a fully accessible subject for your learners with visual impairments. They'll use tactile models to explore the nature of basic electrical circuits. Template board, wires, batteries, and Velcro are used to construct the...
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Taking Turns

For Teachers K - 6th
For small children or learners with disabilities, learning to wait patiently and taking turns is very important. In pairs, two children with visual impairments take turns asking for, waiting for, and playing with a musical toy. Each turn...
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Kitchen Clean-up

For Teachers 4th - 12th
If you make a meal, you must clean up the mess. Foster a sense of independence while having learners practice a skill they can use in the workplace. Teens with visual impairments practice cleaning, organizing, stacking, and sorting a...
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Coin Identification

For Teachers 1st - 12th
You got some money, and you're not afraid to use it. Before you can use that money, you need to know what it's worth. Included is a set of activity instructions that will help your visually impaired learners indentify coins. Pupils are...
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Baseball

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Baseball is an American pastime, super fun to play, and can be made accessible to learners with visual impairments. Instead of taking to the ball field, your class can learn the rules of the game by playing a small three-dimensional...
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What Would You Do If...?

For Teachers 1st - 12th
What would you do if...? That's a great question, and, when posed to learners with visual impairments, a question that can foster concept development and speaking and problem-solving skills that relate to real-life situations. The...
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3-D Task List

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Staying organized is a part of growing up, and it can be as easy as making a list. Here is a set of instructions for making a three-dimensional task list especially for learners with visual impairments or blindness. After making the task...
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Prepositions

For Teachers K - 12th
When most children learn about prepositions, they are provided with a visual to show them the concepts of on, in, near, and beside. For learners with visual impairments, concepts need to be constructed in a very concrete way. A stuffed...
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Handprint Art

For Teachers K - 6th
Stimulate the senses with a handprint art project! Flake laundry detergent, water, and food coloring are mixed together to create a substance that has a pleasant smell and will dry hard and dimensional. Children with visual disabilities...
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Familiar Sounds

For Teachers K - 6th
To foster concept development and auditory discrimination skills, learners with visual impairments listen to identify a variety of common sounds. The teacher makes recordings of various sounds, including those found in the home, at the...
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Safety Skills

For Teachers K - 6th
Learning how to stay safe in a dangerous situation is of utmost importance, especially when you have a visual impairment or special need. The teacher makes up a set of dangerous scenario cards based on the provided set of guiding...
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Left Versus Right

For Teachers K - 6th
When you can't see, it is extremely important to be able to reorient yourself. Learners with visual impairments work though an activity to build spacial awareness based on moving left and right. A marker (bracelet, bell, or weight) is...

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