Visual Impairment Including Blindness 101 workshop

Eleven blindfolded participants apply spread to bread while a teacher watches 11 blindfolded participants match lids to boxes around a table The Visual Impairment Including Blindness 101 workshop, held at CSDB, addressed interventions for instruction of children who have visual impairment including blindness. Twenty-two attendees, from seven school districts/agencies, listened to three presenters as well as networked through a lunchtime Q&A session. Attendees included general education teachers, para-professionals, special education teachers, and administrators. The activities included discussion of instructional strategies and accommodations, hands-on simulations while blindfolded, and new resources available.

Attendees hold signs outside indicating visual distance from a sign