Prerequisite: SP ED 5430, 5441, and 5442.
Meets with SP ED 6470. This course emphasizes best practices in instructional management for children with visual impairments, in early intervention settings, preschool programs, early elementary grades as well as the older student in upper elementary through high school grades. The course teaches strategies of the development of basic concepts, socialization skills, emergent literacy, effective braille reading and writing, daily living skills, career understanding and recreation and leisure skills. Understanding agency and community resources, family collaboration, modification and adaptation of material and environments, and adapted technology will also be presented.