Description of Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Special Issue on Critical Issues in Blindness and Visual Impairment
What are the most critical issues facing the field of blindness and visual impairment today? What do professionals need to know to meet looming challenges head-on, prepared to support and educate their clients and students?
The Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness 2016 Special Issue on Critical Issues attempts to answer these questions and provide direction for professionals in a field being impacted by a rapidly changing world. This issues looks at cutting-edge research, innovative practices, and and evolving policies that affect teachers and administrators, researchers and policymakers, O&M specialists, early interventionists, and rehabilitation specialists. In this special issue of JVIB you can update your professional knowledge in the areas of assessment of itinerant teachers, O&M and transportation, sensory disabilities, aging, collaboration, policy development, reading and literacy, and more.