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Physical Exceptionality:

Blind and Low Vision

 

The Ministry Definition… a condition of partial or total impairment of sight or vision that even with correction affects educational performance adversely.

There are degrees of vision impairment.  Some students my be totally blind while others may have some vision although he or she may be considered legally blind.

To Do

What difficulties will a student, who is vision impaired face, in a regular classroom?
How can you differentiate instruction for this student?

What types of adaptive technology can be use to assist this student?

Also refer to the submenus in Assignments: Finding Common Ground and Finding Common Ground - Visual which includes students who are visually impaired as well as those who have  visual-spatial processing difficulties.