Visual Impairment


Visual Impairment

An impairment in vision that, even with correction, adversely affects a student’s educational performance. The term includes both partial sight and blindness.

Described and Captioned Media Program

Provides resources for described and captioned media

Parent Information and Resource Center

The Center provides the IDEA definition of Visual Impairment, as well as information on the assessment and educational practices for students with visual impairments.

Program/Agency Descriptions

Provides information on agencies who provide resources for students with visual impairments.

Teaching 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.

Washington Sensory Disabilities Services

WSDS provides resources, support and training to families and educators.

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