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Orientation and Mobility with Persons Who Are Deaf-Blind: An Initial Examination of Single-Subject Design Research
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 103, No. 6 (June 2009) pp. 372–377
Persons who are deaf-blind represent a heterogeneous, low-incidence population of children and adults who, at some point in life, regardless of the presence of additional disabilities, may benefit from formal orientation and mobility (O&M)...
A Review of Research on the Literacy of Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 103, No. 10 (October 2009) pp. 635–648
Research on the development of literacy in children with visual impairments and additional disabilities is minimal even though these children make up approximately 65% of the population of children with visual impairments. This article reports on...
Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairments: Challenges and Needs in Teachers' Preparation Programs and Practice
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 105, No. 4 (April 2011) pp. 197–210
This article reports on a survey of 165 teachers of students with visual impairments in Texas to examine their perceptions of their knowledge of assistive technology. The results showed that they had significant deficits in knowledge in 55 (74.32%)...
Assistive Technology Competencies of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments: A Comparison of Perceptions
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 105, No. 9 (September 2011) pp. 533–547
This study surveyed teachers of students with visual impairments in Texas on their perceptions of a set of assistive technology competencies developed for teachers of students with visual impairments by Smith and colleagues (2009). Differences in...
Assistive Technology Competencies for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments: A National Study
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 656–665
Introduction: For practicing teachers of students with visual impairments, assistive technology has assumed an important role in the education of their students' assessment and learning of content. Little research has addressed this area; therefore, ...
The Relationship between Computer and Internet Use and Performance on Standardized Tests by Secondary School Students with Visual Impairments
Li Zhou; Nora Griffin-Shirley; Pat Kelley; Devender R. Banda; William Y. Lan; Amy T. Parker; Derrick W. Smith
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 609–621
Introduction: The study presented here explored the relationship between computer and Internet use and the performance on standardized tests by secondary school students with visual impairments. Methods: With data retrieved from the first three...