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Tips for Teaching Deaf Students Online

This resource offers tips for teaching deaf students online, along with a checklist and tips for ensuring accessibility.
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TSBVI Outreach Mailing Lists

Find out how to describe to different email lists from Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Outreach Program.
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Helen Keller Archives and Lesson Plans

Helen Keller Archives and Lesson Plans from American Foundation for the Blind
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Braille American Flag for the 4th of July!

Directions for making an American Flag with braille to celebrate Independence Day (4th of July) with children who are blind or visually impaired
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Android Apps for Users with Visual Impairment

Joy of Android shares recommendations of Android apps for users with visual impairments.
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ABCs of iOS: A VoiceOver Manual for Toddlers and Beyond

ABCs of iOS: A VoiceOver Manual for Toddlers and Beyond
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homeBOUND FOR ADVENTURE: Podcast to Promote O & M Skills Remotely

This interactive podcast is designed to help kids who are blind or visually impaired to increase their Orientation & Mobility (O&M) skills during the COVID-19 school closure.
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Virtual ExCEL Summer Camp

The Virtual ExCEL Summer Camp will run from mid-June to mid-August for kids who are blind or visually impaired.
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Kentucky Deafblind Derby Dash Virtual 5K!

Join the virtual Kentucky Deafblind Derby Dash and get your child moving!
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FVLM(t)A [ECC]: Comprehensive Evaluation and Reports for Blind and Low Vision Students

This webinar reviews the components of a comprehensive evaluation as required for determining educational vision services for students who are blind or who have low vision.
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The Adventures of Abby Diamond: Hiding in Plain Sight

Abby Diamond is a fictional character who is in the 5th grade and just happens to be blind. She has lots of adventures and this is the 6th book in the series.
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Distance Consultation in O&M Synchronous Approaches

Presentation on distance consultation in Orientation and Mobility using synchronous approaches
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TSBVI Short-Term Programs Distance Learning Classes Available Online

TSBVI Short-Term Programs Distance Learning Classes are now available for free online. Topics include Orion TI-84+ Talking Graphing Calculator, JAWS, Accessibility, Abacus, and iOS accessibility and VoiceOver.
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CVI-Friendly Videos

These videos are designed for children with cortical visual impairment, using movement, bubble words, reduced visual complexity to present familiar stories and songs.
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Online Learning Opportunities from Schools for the Blind and Related Organizations

Online learning opportunities for students who are blind or visually impaired
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Virtual Expanded Core Education Learning (ExCEL) Academy for Students with Visual Impairments

Virtual Expanded Core Education Learning (ExCEL) Academy for Students with Visual Impairments
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Braille Slate Pals

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers a braille penpal program for children who are blind or visually impaired.
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Louis: A Braille Primer Written in an ASL Format

The story of the life of Louis Braille told in ASL with simbraille.
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Tele-Support for Teens

Lighthouse Guild offers two tele-support groups for teens with visual impairments: one for those who are in grades 9 and 10, and one for juniors and seniors.
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Coffee Hour with TSBVI Outreach

These free discussions will be hosted via Zoom and will focus on various topics.

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