EDS 56200 Characteristics and Strategies for working with Infants and Young Children with Vision Impairments

In this course, Early Intervention Specialist candidates will learn the characteristics and strategies for working with infants and young children who have vision impairments and their families. Candidates will review the eligibility criteria, including atypical development and developmental delay. An emphasis will be placed on the significance of interdisciplinary teamwork, clinical observation, working with eye care professionals, and in the establishment of meaningful and collaborative parent-teacher and inter-agency partnerships. Candidates will explore current research-based program designs for children with vision impairments, and will learn to evaluate and match evidence-based practices and methodologies with specific profiles of children with vision impairment.




EDS 50200; EDU 50410 or EDU 54100.