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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VISN 613 - Assessment of Students with VI Including Those with Additional Disabilities

Formerly Assessment for Students with Visual Impairments including Multiple Disabilities
4 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded
Course can be counted for credit once

This course examines and explores the unique educational needs of children with visual impairments and children with visual and additional impairments as well as the techniques for assessment and instruction related to teaching these children in a full array of educational settings from ages 3-22. Topics include functional vision, learning media and compensatory (non-literacy) assessments specifically designed for students with visual impairments and instructional strategies related to these assessments. Issues related to team approaches to assessment and evaluation are also presented as well as implementing functional vision and learning media evaluation findings into the IEP, program, curriculum, and instruction. This course requires a field-based placement/pre-practicum requirement of a minimum of 25-30 hours.

Enrollment Requirements:
Matriculated student in Vision Studies masters or certificate program