This chapter outlines the progression in the development of educational settings and services for students with visual impairments over the past several hundred years. Information is provided that explains how the education systems have advanced to the present state for students who are blind or have low vision. An explanation of the professionals who support the unique disability-specific needs of students with visual impairments in inclusive settings is also presented. This chapter concludes with a discussion of current issues related to the inclusion of students with visual impairments including personnel shortages, technological developments, and unemployment rates.
Kelly, S. (2016), "Inclusion and Students with Visual Impairments", General and Special Education Inclusion in an Age of Change: Impact on Students with Disabilities (Advances in Special Education, Vol. 31), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 95-111. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0270-401320160000031005Download as .RIS
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