As we prepare to head out for the holidays, we’re celebrating the achievements that our students, instructors, and you—our readers—have made for the education of blind students and adults this year. We know that blind students—regardless of how much residual … Read More »
When it comes to teaching cane travel, the methodology that we teach at the Institute on Blindness is very different from that taught by traditionally-trained instructors. Many instructors will tell you that they encourage their students to problem solve, explore … Read More »
Fifteen states, plus the District of Columbia, are getting ready to adopt the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and along with the standards come new assessments. The National Federation of the Blind is currently investigating the accessibility features available for … Read More »
Take a listen to this interview with Casey Robertson for the highlights from the 2013 Getting in Touch with Literacy conference. Having trouble accessing the embedded player above? Click here.
When it comes to adapting classroom materials, one of the most hotly-questioned subject areas is math. Thanks to Dr. Al Maneki of Maryland and a partnership with the National Center for Blind Youth & Science, answers to the most common … Read More »