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Aaron's Adventures in Employment N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Job Descriptions, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: Career Connect, the AFB job related website states, 'Meet Aaron, a forward-thinking, awesome teen determined to get a job. Have fun and learn how to navigate common obstacles as you go with him on his adventures in employment!'
ACT (The American College Testing Program) Services for Students with Disabilities N/A Career Education and Transition 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.
Business Owners Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (Jobs That Matter) (Cost) D. Kendrick Career Education and Transition Family Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
book Report a problem!
Description: This book features many different types of business owners who have visual impairments.�  They discuss the challenges they face in their positions in addition to those brought on by having a visual impairment.
Career Connect N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
website Report a problem!
Description: This website contains tools to create a personal vocational profile, research job titles, tasks, related jobs. Matches can be made with blind mentors - database continually growing.
Career Connect Teen Videos N/A Career Education and Transition Activities for High School Students, 
Career Education, 
Transition/Future Planning
  Report a problem!
Description: A collection of short video clips is presented in order to help teens understand many different aspects of being employed.
Career Education For Applied Academics (Cost) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
MIVI
Choice and Decision Making, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: This booklet includes the philosophy, policies, and procedures for the career education program at TSBVI.
Career Perspectives: Interviews with Blind and Visually Impaired Professionals (Cost) M. Attmore Career Education and Transition Instructional Support, 
Parent Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
book Report a problem!
Description: This book contains the stories of how 20 different people, blind or visually impaired, decided on a professional career and achieved career success.
College Board Services for Students with Disabilities N/A Career Education and Transition 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. 
DARS Vocational Rehabilitation for Persons who are Blind or Visually Impaired N/A Career Education and Transition Family Resources, 
Transition/Future Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: An explanation of the Vocational Rehabilitation or transition programs (for those over 10 years of age) is given. For Texas residents only.
Dress & Impress N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
video Report a problem!
Description: A video produced by AFB to give teens suggestions on how to dress in addition to presenting oneself professionally for job interviews.
Easing A Blind Student's Transition to Employment A. Ferris Career Education and Transition, 
Family Resources
Instructional Strategies, 
Transition/Future Planning
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Suggestions about career education programs to parents and teachers from a blind person's perspective. RE:view. (23)2, pp. 85-90.
Going Places: Transition Guidelines for Community-Based Physical Activities (APH Quota) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Recreation and Leisure
Activities for High School Students, 
Sports/Games
book Report a problem!
Description: Going Places is a resource guide for teens and young adults that promotes independent physical activity. It outlines a step-by-step process for choosing and participating in sports and other physical activities within the community.
Going To College: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Independent Living, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Career Education, 
College, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: This website has been developed to help high school students how have disabilities, learn about college life.
Health Care Professionals Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (Jobs That Matter) (Cost) D. Kendrick Career Education and Transition Family Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides profiles of 15 different successful health care professionals. A great source book of role models for aspiring students.
How Can I Participate In Transition Planning? N/A Career Education and Transition Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Resources, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This document provides information for students to better help them participate in the transition process.
Jobs to Be Proud of : Profiles of Workers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (Cost) D. Kendrick Career Education and Transition Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: This book focuses on twelve people who are blind or visually impaired and looks at the jobs they do, why they chose the job, how their visual impairment impacts their job, and gives information about pay and benefits.
Preparing for college and beyond: A guide for students with visual impairments (Cost) J. Dote-Kwan & 
J. Senge
Career Education and Transition College book Report a problem!
Description: This book (available in braille and large print) is a comprehensive handbook for those with visual impairments who are seeking higher education. Topics include assistive technology, textbooks, registration and more.
School to Work: Developing Transition Portfolios for Students with Signficant Disabilities (Cost) W. Bridgeo, 
C. Gicklhorn & 
M. Zatta
Career Education and Transition, 
MIVI
Transition/Future Planning book Report a problem!
Description: 'School to Work is a manual that provides both a framework for developing meaningful vocation activities as well as a template from which to develop transition portfolios for adolescent age students with significant disabilities.'
Science is Golden: Interviews with 4 Scientists Who Are Visually Impaired J. Ingber Career Education and Transition, 
Science
Career Education, 
Job Descriptions, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The author interviews 4 scientists who are visually impaired to talk about how advancements in technology allowed them to make a career in the field of their choice.
Skills for Success: A Career Education Handbook for Children and Adolescents With Visual Impairments (Cost) K. Wolffe (Ed.) Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Curricula, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides activities for helping prepare the very young through teenage students with success in the workplace.
Supporting Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind in Their Communities: A Transition Planning Guide for Service Providers, Families, and Friends (Cost) J. M. Everson (Ed.) Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
book Report a problem!
Description: The goal of this book is to guide service providers, family members, and friends in providing transition services to young adults who are deaf-blind. As such, it represents an effort to express the unique needs of the deafblind population and to integrate best practices into their transition services.
SWEAT - Summer Work Experience in Austin Texas N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Social Interaction
Activities for High School Students, 
Parent Resources, 
Vocational Education Training
website Report a problem!
Description: TSBVI provides job related opportunities for students from 14-21 to take part in during the summer months in Austin, Texas.  (Texas students only)
Take Charge: A Strategic Guide for Blind Job Seekers (Cost) R. Rabbi & 
D. Croft
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.
Teachers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (Jobs That Matter Series) (Cost) D. Kendrick Career Education and Transition Family Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
book Report a problem!
Description: The author interviewed 18 different people who have become teachers. They discuss the challenges of both teaching and being visually impaired.
Teen Scene: Portraits of Success Video (APH Quota) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Choice and Decision Making, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
video Report a problem!
Description: A great video with four teenagers with low vision sharing their thoughts about dating, school success, sports, careers and self-advocacy.
The Acquisition of Elementary-Level Employment Skills by Students with Impairments N. Demario, 
E. Rex & 
L. Morreau
Career Education and Transition Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The purpose of the study was to develop an instrument for identifying the entry-level nonacademic competenccies for employment that are needed by stgudents with visual impairments. In the first phase, 32 competencies that are required for the successful emplouyment of adults with visual impairments wee validated and rank ordered. In the second phase, an instrument with 464 entry-level competencies was developed and administered to 53 students with visual impairments. Significant differences wre found on 13 competencies based on the age and the level of visual acuity of the learners. Overall, students with visual impairments mastered 148 subcompetencies by age 18. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 84(9), pp.456-460.  (Nov. 1990)
The College Ready Challenge for High School Students Who Are Visually Impaired N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Transition/Future Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: From the website, 'Are you ready for college? Listen and play along as two high school students who are visually impaired compete to find out if they are 'college ready.' Find out a few differences between high school and college.'
The Mentor Program at AFB's Career Connect N/A Career Education and Transition Job Descriptions, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
website Report a problem!
Description: Career Connect provides hundreds of blind and visually impaired mentors found in many different types of occupations. Certain criteria may apply in order to be considered a student protege.
The VI (Visually Impaired) Student College Survival Guide J. Strechay Career Education and Transition College, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
Word document Report a problem!
Description: A very informative Power Point Presentation that breaks down the different skill areas that a student must work on or be accomplished in in order to survival in college.
Transition in Texas N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Family Resources
Transition/Future Planning website Report a problem!
Description: "The purpose of this website is to provide viewers with knowledge of the secondary transition process to facilitate student progress toward attainment of their postsecondary goals. On this site you will find resources for students, parents, educators and agency resources." (Not VI Specific)
Transitions Tote System: Navigating the Rapids of Life (APH Quota) K. Wolffe & 
D. Johnson
Career Education and Transition Activities for High School Students, 
Career Education, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Curricula, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
kit Report a problem!
Description: This is a tool designed to prepare high school students who are blind or visually impaired for the world of work.
Twelve Things You Can Do to Plan for Your Child's Future Today K. Moss Career Education and Transition, 
Family Resources
Family Resources, 
Transition/Future Planning
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Article written for parents of children with severe impairments in order to help them prepare for transition into adulthood.
WALIC (Working and Living in the Community) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Independent Living
Activities for High School Students, 
Camp, 
Vocational Education Training
  Report a problem!
Description: WALIC is a 4 week independent living and vocation themed program for students who are 16-22 with developmental disabilities. (Texas students only)
Who Moved My Cheese? (Cost) S. Johnson & 
K. H. Blanchard
Career Education and Transition Transition/Future Planning book Report a problem!
Description: Not blindness specific, but focuses on change in the workplace and in life.(National Braille Press sells this book in braille at http://www.nbp.org/)