Teaching Learners with Visual Impairment

Volume editor
Ronél Ferreira
Volume editor
Maximus M. Sefotho

Synopsis

This book, Teaching learners with visual impairment, focuses on holistic support to learners with visual impairment in and beyond the classroom and school context. Special attention is given to classroom practice, learning support, curriculum differentiation and assessment practices, to mention but a few areas of focus covered in the book. In this manner, this book makes a significant contribution to the existing body of knowledge on the implementation of inclusive education policy with learners affected by visual impairment.

Chapters

  • Preface
    Preface
    Maximus M. Sefotho
  • Section 1
    Transforming the School
  • Chapter 1
    Instructional leadership for transformational change, learner achievement and care
    Hestelle Viljoen
  • Section 2
    Assessment and Support
  • Chapter 2
    Assessment, screening, diagnosis and referral of learners with visual impairment
    Hildah L. Mokgolodi
  • Chapter 3
    Assistive technology assessment and the development of an Individual Support Plan
    Maria Ramaahlo
  • Chapter 4
    Teachers providing learner support to learners with visual impairment in challenging contexts
    Anna-Barbara Du Plessis
  • Section 3
    Classroom Practice
  • Chapter 5
    Teaching literacy and mathematics through Braille
    Hestelle Viljoen
  • Chapter 6
    Practical approaches to curriculum differentiation for learners with Visual Impairment
    Hestelle Viljoen
  • Chapter 7
    Adaptation of learning and teaching support material and assessment of learners with Visual Impairment
    Hestelle Viljoen
  • Chapter 8
    Assistive technology that may support learners with visual impairment
    Juan Erwee
  • Section 4
    Supporting Healthy Social Development
  • Chapter 9
    The value of sport and cultural activities for learners with visual impairment
    Ann Heard
  • Chapter 10
    Comprehensive sexuality education for learners with visual impairment
    Lindokuhle Ubisi

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