Reading current journal articles can help you stay abreast of current trends and research in the field. The following Journals specifically address issues specific to visual impairments. If there are additional journals you feel should be listed here, please let me know and I will add them.
NAPVI, National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments. Awareness is an award-winning quarterly newsletter filled with legislative updates, articles, notices regarding conferences, ideas for activities, NAPVI regional news and announcements, vendor advertisements, thoughtful commentary, and letters to the editor. Member Price: Free (samples $5.00)
Braille Forum, The
The Braille Forum is the official publication of the American Council of the Blind. In addition to the versions on the web site, The Braille Forum is available in braille, audio cassette, CD-ROM, large print and by email. The Braille Forum is a source of information about ACB and blindness related issues. “The Braille Forum” is free to members; companies, schools, libraries, organizations, institutions, non-members, and overseas subscribers pay $25 per format per year (but the e-mail version is free to everyone).
The Braille Monitor
The Braille Monitor is the leading publication of the National Federation of the blind. It covers the events and activities of the NFB and addresses the many issues and concerns of those who are blind. It offers a positive philosophy about blindness to both blind readers and the public; serves as a vehicle for advocacy and protection of civil rights; addresses social concerns affecting the blind; discusses issues relating to employment, education, legislation, and rehabilitation; and provides news of products and technology used by those who are blind.
Published by Blindskills, DIALOGUE is a quarterly magazine primarily written by and for people with visual impairments. DIALOGUE is available in several formats including large print, cassette, braille, e-mail, and new NLS- compatible digital cartridge. Every issue includes tips on adapting to life with low vision, techniques for easier daily living, career interviews, recreation and sports, technology reviews, and descriptions of new products and services designed for people with visual impairments.
Future Reflections is a magazine for parents and teachers of students who are blind. It is published quarterly by the American action fund for Blind Children and Adults in partnership with the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children. It is available free of charge to subscriber addresses in the U.S. in regular print, on a USB thumb drive, via e-mail, or online on the NFB Web site. It covers the many topics surrounding children who are blind as they grow from birth through college. Each issue provides resources and information for parents and teachers as well as a positive philosophy about blindness.
In Focus is a newsletter through the Foundation Fighting Blindness, and is available in print, and online. Their newsletter, InFocus, and e-newsletter, InFocus online, present articles on coping research updates, and Foundation news. InFocus is published 3 times per year; InFocus online is sent approximately 3 times per year.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB)
The JVIB is an essential professional resource for information about visual impairment and blindness. The international peer-reviewed journal of record in the field, it delivers current research and best practice information, commentary from authoritative experts on critical topics, and a calendar of important events. Beginning in January 2013, subscribers can earn CEUs by reading the JVIB articles!
Royal National Institute for the Blind
The Royal National Institute for the Blind is a UK charity that provides information, support, products, and advice to people with visual impairments. Publishes guides, catalogs and information packets.
TEACHING Exceptional Children (TEC)
TEACHING Exceptional Children (TEC) features research-to-practice information and materials for classroom use, as well as current issues in special education teaching and learning. Published 6 times per year. Includes the latest data on instructional technologies, strategies, procedures, and techniques with applications to students with exceptionalities.
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TVI's Guide Complete Set Bundle + BONUS Resources
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The TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC Complete Set includes the following:
The LOTTO Cards Grab and Go Supplement includes 37 theme related unit cards along with activity suggestions that support activities within the TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC.
On My Way File Folder Cards
Print and use these cards to represent locations the student may visit that are related to the current thematic unit. Use these with the On My Way File Folder Game outlined in the TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC p. 27.
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Bonus pages include tutorials, printables, interactive sensory story downloads, and interactive choice making, matching and visual discrimination computer games (PowerPoint based interactive games), and job task activities.
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