Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness Major

A major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness is a program that focuses on the design of educational services for children or adults with visual disabilities which adversely affect their educational performance and that may prepare individuals to teach such students.

Includes instruction in identifying students with visual impairments, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising blind or visually handicapped students, counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness (use the College Search feature and enter "vision impairments" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Education?  Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in Education Majors page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness?

To become a special education teacher to those who have vision impairments or blindness, you likely will need a master’s degree in special education with additional specialization in counseling students and their families in life skills.

 

Associations and Professional Organizations in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness