Learn the Basics of Teaching Blind Students this Summer or Fall

27 May

Louisiana Tech University, headquartered in north-central Louisiana, will offer courses for those who want to teach blind students and begin a master’s degree in teaching. Summer 2014 (1st summer session) (6/4/14 – 7/9/14) EDCI 584/Orientation & Mobility Teachers of Blind … Read More »

Increasing Access to Education and Vocational Rehabilitation

31 Jan
Acting Assistant Secretary Michael K. Yudin addresses the crowd, while RSA Commissioner Janet LaBreck listens behind. Photo courtesy of the National Federation of the Blind.

Senior leadership from the Department of Education and Rehabilitation Services Administration spoke about a “Dear Colleagues” letter that they circulated to state departments of education last summer. Citing research from the Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech University, the letter … Read More »

Inquiring About the Accessibility of PARCC Field Tests

10 Dec

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 »