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 Fall Vision Contacts Meeting
April 7 & 8, 2022
The Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired, in conjunction with the Resource Materials and Technology Center for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, hosted a virtual meeting specifically for district contacts responsible for the programs for students with visual impairments and/or students who are deaf/hard of hearing.
2021-2022 Spring Joint Vision and D/HH 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
November 12, 2021
This webinar will address the Annual Census / Student Registration process, and share FIMC-VI updates. Whether you are new or a veteran teacher of the visually impaired or Vision Contact, this is your chance to learn about: Using FIMC-VI's Online System for Annual Census; Why Annual Census is conducted, how to authorize staff, how Annual Census is completed, and deadlines for completion; Upcoming FIMC-VI events; Braille Challenge; and more!
FIMC-VI Info and Updates 2
March 31, 2022
This session addressed end-of-year procedures, including returning textbooks to FIMC-VI and ordering materials and textbooks for the next school year.
FIMC-VI Info and Updates 3
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.
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
Statewide Information and Updates -
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