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Improving the outcomes of students who are blind or have low vision in mainstream settings 2023

Mainstream teachers will benefit from this online course by gaining a deeper understanding of the characteristics and learning needs of students who are blind or have low vision.
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Categories
Workshop
Course Code
CPE23OBLV
Start Date
26 April 2023
Time
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Course Information

Mainstream teachers will benefit from this series by gaining a deeper understanding of the characteristics and learning needs of students who are blind or have low vision. They will also gain a heightened awareness of the important role teachers can play in improving the educational outcomes of students who are blind or have low vision. Suggested practical classroom measures will be augmented by exploration of wider perspectives that include the issues of literacy development, the use of technology and the opportunities for the students’ social inclusion both in and out of class.

Content includes:

  • Introduction to Vision and Vision Impairment
  • Classroom adjustments
  • Orientation and Mobility
  • Alternate Format Materials
  • Technology and key considerations for blind students and those who have low vision
  • Access Technology



Location

North Rocks

361-365 North Rocks Road
North Rocks
NSW 2151

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