Infographic discussing benefits of becoming a Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI)

Teacher of Students with Visual Imapirments (TVI)

  • Image Description: An array of digital images of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI) instructing students with visual impairments, including blind, in the community and school using technology, traveling with a white cane, and reading braille.

     

    • Educate students of all ages (birth - high school) in rural and urban communities.
    • Provide direct services to students and consultative services to families, teachers, medical personnel, and government agencies.
    • Teach reading and writing braille and support instruction in academic and daily life skills.
    • Instruct using a wide range of technology, such as apps designed for visual impairments, braille devices, accessibility features available on smartphones, tablets, computers, and more.

     

  • TVI - Resources


Infographic discussing benefits of becoming a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)

Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)

  • Image Description: An array of digital images of Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS) working with students with visual impairments, including blind, on using public transportation, traveling with a white cane, and utilizing technology in the community and school environments.

     

    • Provide direct services to students and consultative services to families, teachers, medical personnel, and government agencies.
    • Instruct students of all ages (birth - high school) in the home, school, and community.
    • Work outdoors and indoors to teach skills, such as locating classes, using public transportation, or exploring everyday objects using available senses.
    • Instruct using a wide range of technology, such as a white cane, smartphone accessibility features, and apps for travel and orientation.
  • COMS - Resources

Last Modified on October 7, 2021