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Vision and the Brain
AFB Press is proud to announce a unique, comprehensive sourcebook on cerebral visual impairment, also known as cortical visual impairment, which has become the most common cause of visual impairment in children in the United States and the developed world.
New Webinar on Bioptic Driving
"Bioptic Driving for People with Low Vision" is presented by Ike Presley, National Project Manager for AFB in Atlanta and a bioptic driver. The webinar was developed through a partnership with AFB and the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER).
New Webinar Series!
The "Moving to Learn Series: Adapted Physical Education for Students with Visual Impairments" is a great introduction to adapted PE from leading experts in the field.
Everything You Need to Know About the ECC
AFB Press launches a new book, ECC Essentials: Teaching the Expanded Core Curriculum to Students with Visual Impairments.
NEW! Cortical Visual Impairment Focus Series
A 5-part webinar series presented by Christine Roman-Lantzy now in the AFB eLearning Center!
JVIB Special Issue
Articles on the expanded core curriculum, access to standardized testing, a longitudinal study on reading development, and more!
Essential Elements in Early Education
A new and complete guide for professionals working with young children with vision loss and other disabilities now available from AFB Press!
If you are working with people with vision loss or need specific information related to visual impairment, AFB has tools and resources to support you. We offer online courses and webinars, peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and age-specific information that can help you meet your professional needs and interests.
Why Choose the American Foundation for the Blind for Your Professional Needs?
We offer continuing education credits through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP), CRCC, and AOTA. We are open to partnering with other professional groups to offer other types of certifications.
Through the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness and our AFB Press books, we work with a wide range of nationally and internationally known educators and professionals in vision rehabilitation and related fields.
- Tips for Teaching Reading from Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments
by AFB Staff on 8/26/2015