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Functional Vision: Learning to See

Resource Type

Video - Parent


"This video uses classroom examples to help explain how teachers can help children with visual impairments. It was developed to help educators and parents understand how children see and how children with visual impairments use their vision to learn. It covers information needed to conduct functional vision assessments and suggests a variety of adaptive strategies and tools. Specific issues discussed include 1) eight different categories of adaptive procedures, 2) how visual perception develops and its relationship to the brain, 3) ways to use various tools and strategies to increase the visibility of educational materials, and 4) how to address vision issues in integrated classrooms." -Child Development Media, Inc.


All Ages

Age Groups

Infancy (<1), Toddlerhood (1-3), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5)




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