An impairment in vision that, even with correction, adversely affects a student’s educational performance. The term includes both partial sight and blindness.
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The Center provides the IDEA definition of Visual Impairment, as well as information on the assessment and educational practices for students with visual impairments.
Provides information on agencies who provide resources for students with visual impairments.
Students with visual impairments have enormous potential to succeed in the educational setting, but it requires a knowledgeable staff who provide appropriate services and support.
WSDS provides resources, support and training to families and educators.