Visual Impairment and Blindness

The articles in this section summarize issues of blindness, visual impairment, deafblindness, and multiple disabilities that include blindness. These conditions present particular challenges when...
Famous People with Blindness or Visual Impairment
This section starts with the basics: information about vision and vision disorders. There are links to sites that explain the causes of visual impairment and blindness, as well as definitions of...
Review classroom modifications to meet your students' individual needs at the beginning of every school year.
Develop visual attention as background illumination decreases and objects become smaller.
Use an immediate reinforcer to encourage attention to a presented light source.
Determine whether light can be used as an effective reinforcer for a student with low vision.
Use real objects to promote efficient visual scanning of multiple objects.
Teach children responsibility and care for their belongings.