Promoting Social Interaction via Zoom
In addition to the many challenges that students with visual impairments face academically online, it can be difficult to find opportunities to socialize with peers. Families can try these ideas during this period of at-home learning.
Things We've Learned About Remote Online Instruction
Get tips from teachers of the visually impaired from what they have learned over the summer about how to teach students with visual impairments most effectively.
Tips to Make Group Zoom Lessons More CVI-Friendly
Basic, broad recommendations I shared with teachers who are holding group zoom meetings with students with CVI (cortical visual impairment)
Fish Braille File Folder Game
These electronic file folder games are designed to give dual media learners practice learning dot configurations for corresponding braille words.
Online Learning Opportunities from Schools for the Blind and Related Organizations
Online learning opportunities for students who are blind or visually impaired
One Connection at a Time: Working to Provide Educational Access Through Voluntarism During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Volunteer service can be a helpful way to provide materials and support to students with visual impairments, including those with multiple disabilities, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greater Than or Less Than with UNO
Reinforcing Nemeth skills through virtual instruction during school closures using braille UNO cards with students who are blind or visually impaired
Parent-Created Schedule for Home-Based School Activities
With school closings due to the coronavirus and COVID-19, many parents are scrambling to put something into place at home. While individual circumstances vary greatly, this example is for an academic 5th grader who is deafblind & his sighted brother
Connecting to a BrailleNote Touch Plus via Zoom Meeting
Step-by-step instructions to connect to a BrailleNote Touch Plus via Zoom Meeting
Working Together to Support Students with Visual Impairments and Family Members who Have Visual Impairment So Children Can Access Curriculum
We would like to match volunteers to the needs of students with visual impairments during this time of school closures. Families and volunteers are invited to fill out the forms, so that needs can be matched to available help.
Coping with School Closures During COVID-19
This is a frightening time for people throughout the world as the COVID-19 turns our routine lives inside out. Fortunately, teachers, parents, and others are rising to the occasion to share ideas and resources to help us all get through this!
National Homework Hotline for Blind/Visually Impaired Students (NHH-BVI)
Free homework help hotline for students in the United States who are blind or visually impaired during the coronavirus / COVID 19 pandemic.