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Visual Impairment: Statewide Activities / Education Careers

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Statewide Activities

Regional Low Vision Evaluation Clinics

Five regional clinics are sponsored, through IDEA funds, in the western, southern, metro, and northern areas of the state. These clinics are available to Colorado public school students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) who qualify under the eligibility category of “visual impairment, including blindness.”

Paperwork for the LVE Clinic include:

To help students and their parents prepare for a Colorado Low Vision Clinic, the CSDB Outreach Program has created a video entitled An Introduction to a Colorado Low Vision Evaluation Clinic.

Keeping in Touch (KIT) Newsletter

2021-2022 Issues

2020-2021 Issues


Professional Learning (Blindness/Visual Impairment)

2021-2022 Deaf-Blindness Webinar Series

The Colorado Deaf-Blind Project is pleased to announce a series of webinars that will be offered once a month throughout the 2021-2022 school year.

Each webinar will air from 3:30pm - 5:30pm.

Webinar Dates & Topics: 

  • October 12, 2021 - Systematic Instruction for Students with Severe Disabilities (Part 1): System of Least Prompts with MaryAnn Demchak and Chevonne Sutter
  • November 9, 2021 - Calendars for Students with Multiple Impairments, Including Deafblindness with Robbie Blaha
  • December 14, 2021 - Putting Together the Pieces: A Team Approach to Creating Experience Books with Katie Sacra, Clair Turbeville and Emily Scheffler
  • January 11, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 
  • February 8, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 
  • March 8, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 
  • April 12, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 
  • May 10, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 

Webinar Registration

Registration for this each webinar will close at 10am on the day before each webinar airs. 

When registering please indicate if you require any accommodation(s). All accommodations must be requested no later than two weeks prior to the event. Requests made after this time cannot be guaranteed.

 


Education Careers Working with Students

Braillist

 

Braille Textbook Transcriber

 

Licensed and Endorsed Special Education Specialist: Visually Impaired/Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI)

 

Licensed and Endorsed School Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)

 

Licensure information in Colorado

 

University

 


For more information on state-wide activities, Education Careers or Professional Development for Visual Impairment including Blindness, please contact:

Tanni Anthony, Blindness/Low Vision Specialist
Phone:  303-866-6681
Email Tanni Anthony

 

 

 


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