2022 HELIX In-Person Experience: High Expectations for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
34. VT and TVI: The Difference is More Than Just the “I”
Wednesday November 16, 2022 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM - The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
For decades, Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TVIs) have been called upon to evaluate children who have been recommended for vision therapy. This session will prepare participants to understand the differences between vision therapy services and educational visual impairment services. Case study discussions will serve to further elucidate the complexities and overlaps between vision therapy and educational visual impairment services and how eligibility for special education may be impacted.
Participants will be able to:
- Define vision therapy and educational visual impairment services.
- Discuss the professional roles of vision therapists and teachers of students with visual impairments.
- Compare and contrast vision therapy and educational visual impairment services.
Teachers, administrators, speech language pathologists, related service providers, consultants, training and consulting staff, paraprofessionals, family members
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Annette Bauerlein, at 810-878-7211, or firstname.lastname@example.org