This option is for those who will work in a variety of educational settings with students who are blind or have visual impairments, and who will collaborate with a wide range of professionals to provide appropriate services.
Required Program Courses (18 hours)
EDSP 650. Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments. (1)
EDSP 653. Teaching Methods for Students with Visual Impairments. (3)
EDSP/EDET 654. Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments. (2)
EDSP 655. Braille Code. (3)
EDSP 656. Braille Reading and Writing. (3)
EDSP 657. Curriculum and Assessment for Students with Visual Impairments. (3)
EDSP 658. Medical and Educational Implications of Visual Impairments. (3)
To obtain VDOE licensure in Visual Impairment PreK-12, an additional course and 6-12 semester hours of internship experience are required.
EDSP 659. Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments. (2)
EDSP 771. Teaching Internship in Visual Impairments, Elementary. (1-6)
EDSP 772. Teaching Internship in Visual Impairments, Secondary. (1-6)