Monocular and Magnifier Training Documents

Documentation tools for training students to use low vision devices, such as monoculars and magnifier.

By Cindy Bachofer and Chris Tabb

This set of tools is designed for teachers of the visually impaired (TVIs) and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS) to use when training students with Low Vision to use monoculars and magnifiers.  The documents can be used for support, documentation, and reinforcement of skills in teaching students to use these Low Vision devices.

The documents include:

Instructions for Completing the Optical Device Training Record

Magnifier Training Record

Monocular (telescope) Training Record

A record of calculated scores for device training

Collage for Monocular and Magnifier training