Special Instruction-Vision Support Teacher

The Role of an Early Intervention Vision Support Teacher:

The Early Intervention Vision Support Teacher provides home-based services to families of children from birth to three who are blind or visually impaired. The teacher supports families and community providers in their understanding of the impact of the child’s visual impairment on his/her development. The teacher also recommends visual and multi-sensory accommodations and activities to support functional vision and overall development. Early Intervention Vision Support Teachers use evidence based practice to provide any of the following services as part of their plan of care:

  • Vision stimulation activities
  • Developmental activities
  • Music and movement activities
  • Tactile exploration
  • Book experiences
  • Community resource information
  • Multi-sensory toy and book share
  • Pre-braille experiences