Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired

Canvas Resource Sites

To join the following sites

  • Fill out the Canvas Resource Site and Course Sign-Up form

  • You will receive a self-enrollment link from Canvas Free for Teachers via email. Follow the directions in this email to join the site.

  • Once you have registered, you may reach the site by visiting Canvas.

Resource Site for Florida TVIs and Staff Serving Students with Visual Impairments

  • FIMC-VI’s Canvas Resource Site for Florida TVIs is an expansive collection of resources for all Florida teachers. Find information on a multitude of topics including: the Expanded Core Curriculum, general professional development, students with complex learning needs, cortical visual impairment, deafblindness, the Florida Low Vision Initiative, technology services, remote learning, an APH Product Swap-Meet, and more. Information is regularly updated.

  • For questions, contact Tiffany Conrad at

Resource Site for Florida School Psychologists and TVIs

  • School psychologists and TVIs in Florida are invited to join this site where they will have access to resources related to psychoeducational assessment of students with visual impairments. This site includes a list of cognitive and processing subtests to consider when assessing students with visual impairments, a risk list for combined vision and hearing loss, relevant webinars from the American Printing House for the Blind, materials available on loan from FIMC-VI, and a discussion board.

  • Upon completing an optional quiz, participants may earn three inservice credit hours if approved by your school district.

  • For questions, contact Liz Anderson at

Florida Braille Learning Community

  • This Canvas group is for individuals serving students in Florida who wish to learn braille or improve their braille skills. This site includes a variety of literary and math braille resources to support and extend participants' knowledge of braille codes, including both UEB Math/Science and UEB with Nemeth. Participants will have access to a discussion board for posting related qustionsn and a board for sharing braille files. Seasoned and certified braille transcribers are welcome to join and help others become more proficient. FIMC-VI staff and a learning community of peers will support those completing literary and math Unified English Braille (UEB) modules at 

  • Participants may earn up to 50 inservice credit hours if approved by your school district.

  • For questions, contact Tiffany Conrad at