Position Papers

The following position papers have been approved by the Division of Visual Impairments and Deafblindness since 2010: 

The Role and Function of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (2017)

The Role of the Orientation and Mobility Instructor in Public Schools (2015)

The Need for Targeted Instruction in Independent Living Skills in the Curriculum of Students with Visual Impairments (2012)

Physical Education for Children with Visual Impairments (2012)

Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairments (2011)

Educational Programming for Students Who are Deafblind (2011)

Facilitating Visual Efficiency and Access to Learning for Students with Low Vision (2011)

Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students with Low Vision to Promote Academic and Social Success (2011)

 

Position Papers that have been developed and approved by membership between 1990 and 2009:

The Role and Function of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments for web 11-14-13.doc

Student-Centered Educational Placement Decisions 11-14-13.doc

Professional Preparation and Certification of Teachers of Students w VI 11-14-13.doc

Family-Centered Practices - DVI Position 11-14-13.doc

Cooperative Efforts with Families in Educating Children with Visual Impairments 11-14-13.docx

Education of Students who are Gifted and Visually Impaired 11-14-13.docx

Low Vision- Access to Print 11-14-13.docx

Expansion of the Role of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments 11-14-13.doc