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'Orientation and Mobility'. Foundations of Education, 2nd Edition (Cost) N. Griffin-Shirley, 
S. Trusty & 
R. Rickard
Assessment, 
O&M
Concept Development, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Sensory Training
book Report a problem!
Description: Chapter devoted to explaining strategies for instructing orientation and mobility skills to visually impaired students.
'Specialized Assessments for Students with VI'. In Foundations of Education, 2nd Ed. (Cost) Koenig, 
et al.
Assessment, 
Technology
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Programming, 
Teaming
book Report a problem!
Description: This chapter discusses the Functional Vision Evaluation, the Learning Media Assessment and the Assistive Technology Assessment for students with visual impairments.
A Practical Guide for Teaching Self-Determination (Cost) S. Field Assessment, 
Self Determination
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: This guide provides educators information on how to assess a student's self-determination skills, tips on instructing skills and promoting student involvement. (Not VI Specific)
A Selected List of Assessment Instruments and the Type of VI Student for Whom They Are Most Appropriate (in my humble opinion) D. Mercer Assessment Comprehensive Assessment Word document Report a problem!
Description: Dr. Mercer gives her opinion on using 10 selected standardized tests on students with visual impairments.
A Teacher's Guide to the Special Educational Needs of Blind and Visually Handicapped Children (Cost) Sally Mangold Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Concept Development, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Sexuality, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts
book Report a problem!
Description: Designed for students who are between the ages of 6 and 22 who have visual impairments combined with other disabilities, such as hearing impairments or dual sensory impairments and/or severe developmental delays.
ACT (The American College Testing Program) Services for Students with Disabilities  N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science
College, 
Family Resources, 
Transition/Future Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: This site provides information on how to register for the ACT and obtain materials in the correct medium.
American Printing House for the Blind Instructional Products Catalog & Parts Catalog (APH Quota) N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Products website Report a problem!
Description: APH is the premiere vendor of materials used for instructing visually impaired students.(Many items available free of charge to local school districts through Texas quota funds.)
Assessment and Instructional Resources N/A Assessment Comprehensive Assessment, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: Lists of assessment tools used and recommended by teachers of visually impaired to evaluate student skills in all areas of the expanded core curriculum.
Assessment Kit: Kit of Informal Tools for Academic Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) D. Sewell (Ed.)  Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Career Education, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Itinerant Issues, 
Job Descriptions, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Nemeth, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Resources, 
Scheduling, 
Self-Awareness, 
Sports/Games, 
Student Data, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts, 
Writing Skills
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit brings together informal checklists, suggestions for format; assessment materials that you may want to buy, informal reading inventories, and assessments of compensatory skill areas.
Assessment of Braille Literary Skills (ABLS) (Cost) A. J. Koenig & 
C. Farrenkopf
Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access
Learning Media Assessment book Report a problem!
Description: This assessment provides teachers of students who are blind with a tool that provides meaningful assessment of braille literacy skills.
Assessment of Low Vision for Educational Purposes L. Hyvarinen Assessment Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Vision Efficiency Skills
book Report a problem!
Description: This on-line guide gives explanations of different assessments used with children and youth with low vision.
Assessment of Students With Visual Impairments: Sources For Assessment Materials N. Bulla Assessment Comprehensive Assessment Word document Report a problem!
Description: This is a list of adaptable and adapted tests for visually impaired students and the location and publishing company of each.
Assessment Products from The American Printing House for the Blind (APH Quota) N/A Assessment, 
Math
Products website Report a problem!
Description: Tests that are available in braille are KeyMath, Brigance and Stanford Achievement Tests.
Assistive Technology For Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment (Cost) I. Presley & 
F.M. D'Andrea
Assessment, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Technology
book Report a problem!
Description: Written by two experts in the field of blind education, this book provides instuctors information on how to perform AT assessments and how to evaluate tools for optimum student performance.
Braille Fundamentals (Cost) J. Cleveland, 
N. Levack, 
D. Sewell & 
R. Toy
Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access
Beginning Reading, 
Curricula
kit Report a problem!
Description: Braille Fundamentals is a comprehensive program for teaching the Braille code. It is organized into 56 clusters of letters, numerals, contractions, short forms, punctuation and special signs, with specific clusters devoted to the reading and writing practice of previously learned contractions.
Braille Readiness Grid A. McComskey Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources
Beginning Reading, 
Tactual Related, 
Tactual Sensitivities
Word document Report a problem!
Description: Here is a grid showing the systematic learning progress of tactile skills in different areas of development.
Child-Guided Strategies for Assessing Children Who Are Deaf-Blind or Have Multiple Disabilities (Cost) C. Nelson & 
J. van Dijk
Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies
video Report a problem!
Description: This interactive CD provides video clips of children with which the participant can perform assessments on and plan out intervention strategies. It also includes a bibliography of Van Dijk's literature.
College Board Services for Students with Disabilities N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Family Resources
College, 
Parent Resources
website Report a problem!
Description: This site provides information about the Advanced Placement (AP), PSAT/NMSQT, and SAT testing for the visually impaired. 
Compendium of Instruments for Assessing Skills & Interests of Individuals with VI & MD N/A Assessment, 
MIVI
Comprehensive Assessment Word document Report a problem!
Description: This compendium is to be used as a resource of tests that can be used for assessment purposes with visual and multi-impaired children.
Comprehensive Assessment of Students with Visual Impairments: Suggestions for Assessment Personnel N. Bulla & 
M. Loftin
Assessment Comprehensive Assessment website Report a problem!
Description: These expert authors provide suggestions for the assessment staff in areas which may present concern while performing comprehensive assessments for students with visual impairments.
Comprehensive Assessment. In A. J. Koenig & M.C. Holbrook (Eds.) Foundations of Education, 2nd Ed. (Cost) T. Heinze Assessment Comprehensive Assessment article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This chapter discusses comprehensive assessment for students, modifications, appropriate tests and report writing.
Consultation Between VI and Assessment Staff M. Loftin Assessment Comprehensive Assessment article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Suggestions of topics for discussion when preparing for and assessing the student with visual impairment is given.
Critical Factors in Assessment of Students with Visual Impairments M. Loftin Assessment Comprehensive Assessment article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The author discusses the critical importance of assessment when planning an individualized educational program for a student.RE:view, 28(4), pp. 149-159.
Determining the Reading Medium for Students with Visual Impairments A. Koenig, 
M. J. Sunscreen & 
M. C. Holbrook
Assessment, 
Professional Resources
CEC, 
Learning Media Assessment
website Report a problem!
Description: Position Paper from the Division on Visual Impairments, Council For Exceptional Children supporting an individualized assessment to determine the most appropriate reading medium for students with visual impairments.
Developmental Assessment - The Role of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired/Deaf-Blind T. Miller Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood
Development, 
Instructional Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: A very informative presentation explaining the importance of the role of the TVI/TDB in developmental assessment.
Developmental Visual Dysfunction: Models for Assessment and Management (Cost) R. P. Ernhardt & 
G. Baune
Assessment, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
book Report a problem!
Description: Ernhardt presents and compares four basic models for the management and remediation of visual problems in children with multiple impairments. These are medical, educational, developmental, and functional models. The book is intended to answer some of the questions therapists and transdisciplinary team members might have about visual deficits. Example goals and treatment programs are included.
EVALS: Evaluating Visually Impaired Students (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Support, 
Program Planning, 
Signature Writing, 
Student Data, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Vocational Education Training, 
Writing Skills
kit Report a problem!
Description: 'Evaluation of students with VI is a complex, multi-faceted process of gathering info. using appropriate tools & techniques. Informal evaluation should be considered an essential supplement to the use of formal measures and published instruments. In order to determine curricular focus and plan effective instructional programming for students, the staff must know a student's levels of functioning in all areas of academic and unique need.'
Every Move Counts: Sensory-Based Communication Techniques (Cost) Jane Edgar Korsten, 
Dixie K. Dunn, 
Teresa Vernon Foss & 
Mary Kay Francke
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
book Report a problem!
Description: This manual is designed to teach individuals unable to use formal language systems to communicate effectively through sensory-based strategies. (NOT VI SPECIFIC)
First Look: Vision Evaluation & Assessment for Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers . . . (Cost) B. Klingensmith, 
S. Smith & 
J. Swanson (Eds.)
Assessment, 
Early Childhood
Functional Vision Evaluation kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit includes parent interview, observation page and definitions of skills watched for during the functional vision assessment of children birth through 5. Available through: Publications Division - Sales Office, CA Dept of Ed. PO Box 271 Sacramento, CA 95812-0271
FOCUSED On: Social Skills (Cost) Karen Wolffe & 
Sharon Zell Sacks (Eds.)
Assessment, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Adolescents, 
Curricula, 
Self-Awareness
book

video
Report a problem!
Description: Series of video and print materials for helping youngsters who are visually impaired develop essential social skills. They are clustered for different age groups.
Foundations of Braille Literacy (Cost) E. J. Rex, 
J. Koenig, 
D. P. Wormsley & 
R. L. Baker
Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access
Curricula, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This book looks at what we know about braille as a medium for literacy, the ways in which we teach and assess braille reading and writing, and the needs that should be addressed in the future.
Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives, 2nd. Edition (Cost) A. Corn & 
J. Erin, 
Eds.
Assessment, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Strategies, 
Low Vision, 
Low Vision Device Training, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Program Planning, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
book Report a problem!
Description: The editors of this book discuss thoroughly assessment and support for persons with low vision of all ages.
Foundations of Orientation and Mobility (Cost) R. L. Welsh & 
B. B. Blasch (Eds.)
Assessment, 
O&M
Low Vision Device Training, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: This book is a presentation of the origins, history and present sate of orientation and mobility. This text is an effort to express in one volume much of the background information considered relative to mobility training along with how this information is useful to mobility specialists.
Fred's Head Blog N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides tips, tutorials, articles, and information for those who are visually impaired and those who work with them.
Functional Auditory Performance Indicators (FAPI) N/A Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Sensory Efficiency
Hearing Related Word document Report a problem!
Description: The Functional Auditory Performance Indicators (FAPI) assesses the functional auditory skills of children with hearing loss. It can be used by parents, therapists, early interventionists, and teachers. The profile lists auditory skills in an integrated hierarchical order. There are seven categories.
Functional Skills Screening Inventory (FSSI) (Cost) H. Becker, 
S. Schur, 
M. Paoletti-Schelp & 
E. Hammer
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination
Curricula, 
Functional Skills, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
website Report a problem!
Description: The FSSI assesses critical living and working skills in persons with moderate to severe impairments.
Guidelines for Documenting LD/VI M. Loftin Assessment Comprehensive Assessment article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Suggestions from a diagnostician and LSSP on the topic of students qualifying as Learning Disabled and Visually Impaired.
HELP (Hawaii Early Learning Profile) (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Development, 
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication
book Report a problem!
Description: A family-centered, curriculum-based assessment for use with children 0-3 in age. HELP is a non-standardized assessment used for identifying needs and tracking growth and development. (NOT VI SPECIFIC)
HOPE - Home and Family Oriented Program Essentials (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Development, 
Development-Communication, 
Early Intervention, 
Hearing Related
website Report a problem!
Description: Shop online for Instructional materials for service providers and families of young children with disabilities.
Independent Living: A Curriculum with Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) R. Loumiet & 
N. Levack
Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Adapted PE, 
Adolescents, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Curricula, 
Elementary
book Report a problem!
Description: A curriculum used for assessment, teaching and evaluating students in these areas: social skills, self care and leisure skills. It is designed for students from school age to adulthood who will live independently or with minimal assistance.
Individual Sensory Learning Profile T. Anthony Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactual Sensitivities
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This profile is used to establish how a child is using his senses to learn about his environment.
INSITE Developmental Checklists (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Professional Contacts
book Report a problem!
Description: INSITE provides 3 different types of developmental checklists to use according to age. Protocols can be used with children who have severe developmental delays and multiple impairments.
Inventory of Purposeful Movement Behaviors T. Anthony Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
O&M
Curricula, 
Motor Involvement
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This document is a list of skills children should gain from ages 5 months to 68 months for purposes of mobility training.
Iowa Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) Resource Guide K. Blankenship, 
et. al.
Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Auditory Skills, 
Documenting Progress, 
Eligibility, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
IEP, 
IEP Prep, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Program Planning, 
Student Data, 
Student Observation
Word document Report a problem!
Description: An incredibly thorough tool written for TVIs and COMS to help instruct, assess, plan and evaluate in all areas of the ECC.
ISAVE (Individualized Systematic Assessment of Visual Efficiency) (APH Quota) B. Langley Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
kit Report a problem!
Description: This functional vision assessment kit is used with all levels and ages of students with visual and multiple disabilities.
Issues Regarding the Assessment of Vision Loss in Regard to Sign Language & Fingerspelling . . . R. Blaha & 
B. Carlson
Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Sensory Efficiency
Functional Vision Evaluation article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The authors of this article discuss areas of consideration before, during and after performing a functional vision assessment for a student with deafblindness. Modifications and adaptations are also discussed.
JVIB (Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness) Subject Index for Articles (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support website Report a problem!
Description: This is a current list of articles available for download, indexed by subject area.
Language Assessment and Intervention with Children Who Have Visual Impairments (Cost) M. L. Munoz Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Comprehensive Assessment, 
Development-Communication
book Report a problem!
Description: This booklet helps give Speech and Language Pathologists guidelines for providing appropriate assessment and service intervention to children who are visually impaired.
Learn About The Power of Authentic Assessment Rubrics to Improve Instructional Practice M.A. Siller Assessment, 
Family Resources
Program Planning Word document Report a problem!
Description: These handouts, created for parents, give knowledge and power to them as they learn about the expanded core curriculum and the layout of assessments driving effective instruction.
Learning Media Assessment for Students with Visual Impairments A Resource Guide for Teachers (Cost) A. J. Koenig & 
M. K. Holbrook
Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Dual Media, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Writing Skills
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides a conceptual framework and structured guidelines to follow in the decision making process for selecting the appropriate literacy media for students with visual impairments.  A number of checklists and forms are provided to take the assessor through the steps of this process.
Low Vision: A Resource Guide with Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) N. Levack Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Eye Conditions and Diseases, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Low Vision
website Report a problem!
Description: This book provides guidelines for assessing a student's visual functioning and implementing programming that will enhance students' visual functioning. It also serves as a reference guide for information related to low vision. Specific directions are given for conducting a functional vision evaluation and a comprehensive evaluation tool is provided.
Making Evaluation Meaningful (Cost) M. Loftin Assessment, 
Family Resources, 
Professional Resources
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Parent Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: Written for the diagnostician, the TVI and the parent, this book provides guidelines on specialized and standardized testing for students with visual impairments. Case studies are provided in areas that may be difficult to discern.
Modifications and Accomodations N/A Assessment, 
Professional Resources
Instructional Strategies, 
Standardized Testing
website Report a problem!
Description: Guidelines for using modifications and accomodations with special education students for instructional and testing (STARR and TAKS) purposes. (Texas Only)
Oregon Project for VI and Blind Preschool Children, Skills Inventory & Curriculum, 5th Ed. (Cost) D. Brown, 
V. Simmons, 
J. Methvin, 
S. Anderson, 
S. Boigon & 
K. Davis
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Choice and Decision Making, 
Concept Development, 
Curricula, 
Self-Awareness, 
Vision Efficiency Skills
book Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum focuses on teaching preschoolers with visual and multiple impairments and parent-teacher partnerships.
Parents and Visually Impaired Infants (PAVII) (APH Quota) D. Chen, 
C. Taylor Friedman & 
G. Calvello
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: These materials were designed to facilitate parents' role as primary interventionists and to develop strategies which are ecologically valid and chronologically age appropriate. 
Peabody Mobility Kit For Blind Students (Cost) R. Harley, 
T. Wood & 
J. Merbler
Assessment, 
MIVI, 
O&M
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit provides assessment and training for the blind multihandicapped child.
Peabody Mobility Kit For Infants and Toddlers (PMKIT) (Cost) R.K. Harley, 
R. G. Long, 
J. B. Merbler & 
T. A. Wood
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
O&M
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit is used with infants and toddlers for the assessment and teaching of functional movements.
Peabody Mobility Kit for Sighted and Low-Vision (Cost) R. Harley, 
T. Wood & 
J. Merbler
Assessment, 
O&M
Curricula, 
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit provides assessment and training for the low vision child.
Preschool Orientation and Mobility Screening (Cost) B. Dodson-Burk & 
E. W. Hill
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
O&M
Curricula book Report a problem!
Description: Screening, logging and programming instrument for O&M purposes.
Preschool Vision Stimulation: It's More Than A Flashlight! (Cost) L. Harrell & 
N. Akeson
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
Sensory Efficiency
Development of Vision, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Vision, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
book Report a problem!
Description: This book gives tips and techniques for teachers working with preschool aged children in the development of vision efficiency skills and vision stimulation.
Program to Develop Efficiency in Visual Functioning (APH Quota) N.C. Barraga & 
J. E. Morris
Assessment, 
Sensory Efficiency
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training
kit Report a problem!
Description: These materials help train students to use their vision more efficiently. The Diagnostic Assessment Procedure Kit identifies specific training needs and The Design for Instruction Kit contains lessons for vision training. For children 3 and older.
Psychoeducational Assessment of Visually Impaired and Blind Students: Infancy through High School (Cost) S. Bradley-Johnson Assessment, 
Family Resources
Comprehensive Assessment book Report a problem!
Description: This book is primarily written to aid psychologists and educational consultants who are responsible for carrying out psychoeducational assessments. This book is not overly technical and may be useful to VI professionals and families.
Psychological Testing of Blind and Visually Impaired Children C. Evans Assessment Comprehensive Assessment, 
Teaming
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This documents provides suggestions when performing standardized tests on visually impaired children.
Publications available from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Curricula, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of books, curricula and kits for professionals who serve students with visual impairments and those with additional disabilities.
QIAT (Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology) N/A Assessment, 
Technology
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
website Report a problem!
Description: This website holds a collection of widely applicable forms, protocols and indicators for teachers to use when evaluating assistive technology
Screening Students for O&M Training Needs R.A. Marsh Assessment, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources
Referrals Word document Report a problem!
Description: This article provides information regarding the screening of a student with a visual impairment and his orientation and mobility instructional needs.
Selected Assessments That Are Used For Young Children Who Are Visually Impaired C. Brown & 
A. Taylor
Assessment, 
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Intervention Word document Report a problem!
Description: This list provides information regarding age, content areas, strengths, weaknesses and type of tests used with assessing young visually impaired children.
Selecting Assistive Technology for Greater Independence A. Hall, 
B. Rodabaugh & 
C. Smith
Assessment, 
Technology
Instructional Development article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: A method for selecting assistive technology that helps people with visual impairments to perform literacy skills is presented. The first step involves identifying critical tasks that a person wants to perform with greater ease and efficiency, identifying personal preferences and abilities, and identifying media needs. The second step is concerned with ensuring that input and output characteristics of available media solutions conform to ... RE:view. Vol. 33, Number 1, Spring 2001.  pp.  21-33
Sensory Learning Kit (SLK) (APH Quota) M. Smith Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Concept Development, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Sensory Training
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit, designed for those students with the most significant disabilities provides an extensive arrays of tools and toys to help students develop the most basic of skills. It also includes a guidebook with assessment forms on a CD and a book of routines.
Shop Low Vision (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of products promoting independence for the visually impaired consumer plus materials for the vision professional.
Student Assessment Division of TEA (Texas Education Agency) N/A Assessment, 
Math, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Writing Skills
website Report a problem!
Description: Location of Release TAKS Test for all levels and all subjects(Texas Only).
Suggested Techniques for Individual Assessment N. Bulla Assessment Comprehensive Assessment article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This document gives diagnosticians a list of tips for performing comprehensive assessments on students with visual impairments.
TADPOLE Kit: Tools & Activities for the Development of Visual Skills (APH Quota) N/A Assessment, 
Sensory Efficiency
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
kit Report a problem!
Description: From the APH website, "TADPOLE is a set of standardized tools that helps practitioners perform functional vision evaluations or visual skills development activities. It is similar to APH's Tools for Assessment and Development of Visual Skills (ToAD) kit, but is geared for younger learners (0-2). TADPOLE is a natural precursor to APH's ToAD Program."
Take Charge:  A Strategic Guide for Blind Job Seekers (Cost) R. Rabbi & 
D. Croft
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Curricula, 
Goal Setting and Attainment
book Report a problem!
Description: This is a practical self-help guide based on the real-life experiences of bind job seekers.
TAPS Teaching Age Appropriate Purposeful Skills: An Orientation and Mobility Curriculum (Cost) R. Pogrund, 
G. Healy, 
K. Jones, 
N. Levack, 
S. Martin-Curry, 
C. Martinez, 
J. Marz, 
B. Roberson-Smith & 
A. Vrba
Assessment, 
MIVI, 
O&M
Concept Development, 
Low Vision, 
Students with Low Vision, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training
book Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum is primarily intended for students ages 3 to 21 who are blind or who have low vision. It is appropriate for students who also have other disabilities and can be used in all settings. It includes a Screening instrument, Comprehensive Assessment and Ongoing Evaluation, functional mobility tasks, educational goals and objectives, and teaching strategies.
TDPB Evaluation and the Young Child Who Is Deafblind: Assessing Orientation and Mobility Skills T. Anthony Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
O&M
Instructional Development Word document Report a problem!
Description: O&M assessment tool to use with children who are deafblind.
Technology Assessment Checklist for Students with Visual Impairments I. Presley Assessment, 
Technology
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Program Planning
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Tool for assessing student's usage of technology.
Texas SenseAbilities Newsletter and See/Hear Archives N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Support, 
Resources
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Publication for instuctors and families of visually impaired children including those with deafblindness and multiple disabilities. It contains current and relevant information for various topics from school to community to home. (Downloadable)
The Bookstore at the American Foundation for the Blind (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Professional Books
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides AFB's most current on-line catalog.
The Callier-Azusa Scale (Cost) R. Stillman (Ed.) Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Comprehensive Assessment, 
Development, 
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Program Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: This developmental scale is used for assessment of children with deafblindness and severe disabilities.
The Carolina Curriculum for Handicapped Infants and Infants at Risk (Cost) N. Martin-Johnson, 
et al.
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
Social Interaction
Curricula, 
Development, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: Curriculum designed for infants who may be at risk of some sort of delay in reaching developmental milestones (for ages birth to 3).
The Carolina Curriculum for Preschoolers with Special Needs (Cost) N. Martin-Johnson, 
et al.
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
Social Interaction
Curricula, 
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: Curriculum designed for toddlers who may be at risk of developmental delay (for ages 3 to 5).
The Hill Performance Test of Selected Positional Concepts (Cost) E.W. Hill Assessment, 
O&M
Concept Development book Report a problem!
Description: This is an individually administered test designed to assess specific positional concepts with visually impaired children ages 6 through 10. It consists of 72 performance items divided into four parts.
Validity In The Use of Standardized Assessment Instruments With Students With Visual Impairments M. Loftin Assessment Comprehensive Assessment, 
Teaming
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The author, an expert in the area of assessments and students with visual impairments, provides clarification in regards to validity, over-indentification, under-identification and the role of the assessment staff.
VI Technology Assessments N/A Assessment, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Program Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: Links to resources for technology assessments for the visually impaired student
Vineland II: Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
MIVI
Comprehensive Assessment, 
Program Planning
kit Report a problem!
Description: Assessment tool used with young multi-impaired children. (Not VI Specific)
Vision Associates (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Active Learning, 
Cortical Visual Impairment, 
Eye Conditions and Diseases
website Report a problem!
Description: This company sells many different tools, books and kits for the purpose of vision assessment.(It also sells Lilly Nielson products.)
Vision Tests for Infants (Cost) D. Chen & 
D. Orel-Bixler
Assessment, 
Early Childhood
Comprehensive Assessment video Report a problem!
Description: A 20 minutes discussion of the assessment instruments used by optometrists and ophthalmologists to test the vision of infants and toddlers.
What Can Baby Hear?: Auditory Tests and Interventions for Infants with Multiple Disabilities (Cost) D. Chen Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Family Resources, 
Hearing Related
video Report a problem!
Description: This video provides a discussion of methods of auditory testing for infants.
What Can Baby See?: Vision Tests & Intervention Strategies for Infants with Multiple Disabilities (Cost) D. Chen Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Functional Vision Evaluation video Report a problem!
Description: A discussion of the functional vision tests used by early interventionists in testing the vision of infants and toddlers with multiple impairments.
When Should An O&M Evaluation or Re-evaluation Be Considered? D. Barnes Assessment, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources
Resources Word document Report a problem!
Description: The author lists times when she believes an O&M evaluation should be recommended.
Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative N/A Assessment, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Strategies
website Report a problem!
Description: A website used in Wisconsin school districts for the implementation of assistive technology. It provides assessment tools and training for teachers. (Not VI Specific)