Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

2019 CEC Convention

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The 2019 convention and expo of CEC (Council for Exceptional Children) will be held January 30-February 2, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

The Division on Visual Impairments and Deafblindness will host two special pre-convention workshops on January 29:  “Child-Guided Strategies: The van Dijk Approach to Assessment” and “Teaching Concepts to Children with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness Using the BEST Elements of Dance”.  Download the flyer
Flyer for DVIDB

In addition, the Visual Impairment Strand includes the following presentations:

  • A “Sense” of Shared Reading in Home and Schools
  • Adapting Literature for Young Students With Cortical Visual Impairment
  • With No Wheels: How Do Young Adults With Visual Impairments Keep Moving Forward?
  • Effective Strategies to meet the Needs of Students with Visual Impairments
  • A Learning Media Assessment for Students Who Are Visually Impaired
  • Cortical Vision Impairment: Best Practices and Materials
  • The Conceptual Understanding of Climate Change by Students With Visual Impairments
  • Effective Ways to Work With Students Who Are Deafblind in the Classroom
  • Accommodations, Self-Regulated Learning, and Metacognition for Students with Visual Impairments
  • Disparate Resources: A Braille Intervention Literature Review
  • Service Delivery Models for Students With Vision Loss: An Ethnographic Study
  • Using Constant Time Delay to Teach Braille to Learners With Low Vision Who Read Print
  • Supporting Strong Working Relationships Between General Educators and Teachers of the Visually Impaired
  • Tactile Maps for Students With Visual Impairments: What the Research Says
  • Dual Preparation in the Areas of Visual Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Tactile-Based Stories and Symbols

Schedule for Wed. and Thurs.  Schedule for Fri. and Sat.

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Event Date: 

Jan 29, 2019 to Feb 02, 2019