August 6, 2021

In this session, Kim Roberts and Tanoi Quraishi of the Florida Low Vision Initiative (FLVI) review their LiveBinders platform.  They also discuss FLVI services and how the referral process works.  The FLVI is a FDOE discretionary Project with Florida State University that provides free low vision exams and prescribed optical aids for qualifying students, as well as training support for TVIs, students, and families.

2021 Florida Low Vision Initiative

September 21, 2021

The Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Student Education (BESE), hosted a virtual meeting specifically for district contacts responsible for the programs for students with visual impairments. 

2021-2022 Joint Vision Contacts Meeting

April 14, 2020

FIMC-VI professional development staff discussed FIMC-VI updates, the new Canvas resource site for teachers, and what is working for teachers in providing distance learning.  Stay tuned for the next meeting!

Brainstorming at the Virtual Water Cooler

August 26, 2021

In this webinar, attendees will be given an overview of FIMC-VI's services and how to access them, including the loan library, APH products, and brailler repair. The 2021-2022 FIMC-VI training calendar will also be shared.

FIMC-VI Info and Updates 1

October 26, 2017

If you are curious to know about statewide services for people who are blind and visually impaired in Florida, you will not want to miss this webinar!   We will discuss opportunities and services that are available for students with visual impairments.

Florida Services

October 13, 2015; November 10, 2015; December 3, 2015

Three-part webinar series discussed how to connect the Florida Standards and the Expanded Core Competencies with IEP goals for students with visual impairments.

Please note, this webinar was recorded prior to the 2017 revision of the Florida Department of Education State Board Rule – Exceptional Student Education Eligibility for Students with Visual Impairments (6A-6.03014).  Click here for the current State Board Rule.

Florida Standards and the ECC

November 7, 2017

Get an introduction to services provided to students with visual impairments, including how FIMC-VI serves this population.  Cara Wilmot from RMTC-DHH also provides an overview of serving students who are deaf or hard of hearing and what RMTC does to support this population.

Florida Students with Sensory Impairments

August 19, 2021

Find out more about the 2021 Florida Festival of Families and Florida Cane Quest and the 2022 Florida Regional Braille Challenge events!

Student and Family Events Update

Statewide Information and Updates -
Past Events

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