Visually Impaired Teacher Resources
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Making a desk organizer for students who are blind or visually impaired
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...
Encouraging Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired to Express Their Feelings and Explore Imagination
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...
Teach Personal Possession and Pronouns with Simple Objects
K - 6th
The concept of what is mine and what is yours seems simple, but for children with visual impairments, it is a concept that must be taught. Each child in the class puts one of their shoes in a single box, they take turns choosing a shoe,...
Teacher Guide for Educators of the Blind: English
1st - 12th
Imagine you need to be a substitute teacher in a classroom that helps learners with visual impairments, and you have no idea where to start. Here is a complete, easy to follow, and insightful teaching guide to aid you in teaching English...
Helen Keller: Author, Advocate, and Activist
3rd - 7th CCSS: Designed
Have you ever had to work through a disability or shortcoming? Scholars analyze the life and impact of author, advocate, and activist Helen Keller. After researching photos, video clips, and primary sources, individuals form a written...
Goldilocks and the Three Planets
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Venus is the second brightest object in the night sky after the moon. Here is an interesting lesson that explores three planets — Venus, Earth, and Mars — specifically their surfaces and atmospheres. Through an analysis of their spectra,...
Urine Concentration in 3 Easy Steps
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The color, density, and smell of urine all relate to kidney function. Pupils observe the kidney controlling the concentration of water through three different steps. It mentions how each function might change the appearance and scent of...
The Museum of Disability Resources: Reading Comprehension
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone is different, and that makes everyone special. Combine empathy and reading skills with a series of reading comprehension activities from the Museum of Disability. The stories and questions encourage your class to see the world through the eyes of children with disabilities, and the ways that they navigate the problems they encounter.
Effective Communication: Listening, Speaking, Writing, Interpreting
7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Help young learners become active listeners and strong public speakers with a set of activities that range from paraphrasing, to discussions, and self-reflection. Additionally, the lessons address social media skills and non-verbal...
Applied Science - Science and Math Lab (read without sight)
3rd - 5th
Students consider the senses. In this sight and touch lesson, students discover what it is like to function like a person who is blind. They work in groups and individually on various activities to experience this condition. This lesson...
Vocabulary/Reading Lesson for Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a great little reading and vocabulary development lesson created just for learners with special needs. The lesson is constructed with both core content and necessary adaptations in mind. The group will use PECS, pointing/gesture,...