Instructional Strategies

PANDA and Minneapolis Adult Education collaborated to produce two training videos to assist teachers and programs to better serve their students with vision loss and blindness. Where to Begin -…

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ELL Applications

Blind and visually impaired immigrants and refugees with little or no English proficiency are difficult to count. In addition, they are rarely informed about specialized help that may be available…

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Assistive Technologies

There are two types of software programs used by individuals with vision impairments: Screen Readers read all information on the screen including text and graphics. It provides complete navigation of…

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Resources

For students in the metro area, Minneapolis Adult Education south campus has trained staff and equipment to successfully serve students with vision loss or blindness.  Please call them directly at…

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Goals, Strategies and Themes

Transition Strategies Programs may want to consider the following factors when developing transition plans for students with disabilities: Integration – facilitating interactions with peers and community Productivity – helping develop…

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Resources

Accredited Online Schools Provides a list of online schools and colleges in Minnesota.. https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/minnesota/ Augsburg University Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services (CLASS) CLASS promotes access and inclusion for…

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Identification and Diagnosis

What is the type of hearing loss? What degree of hearing loss is it? The type and degree of hearing loss determines the method of treatment for the hearing loss.…

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Classroom Challenges

Signs, Symptoms and Effects of Hearing Loss The hard of hearing person may frequently ask people to repeat. The hard of hearing person may provide an inappropriate response to what…

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Classroom Challenges

There are instances in which it might be difficult to implement UDL principles in classrooms.  Some teachers have classroom challenges that might include: Only a few students in a “one…

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Instructional Strategies

Universal design (UDL) is an approach to designing instruction, materials, and content to benefit ALL students. UDL helps address student variability in learning styles with flexible goals, methods, materials, and…

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