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Individuals with visual impairments and blindness can participate in a wide range of Fine Arts activities with relatively simple modifications.  These activities include drawing, painting, sculpting, photograph, dance, music, and acting. 


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 Visual Arts and the Expanded Core Curriculum

 Visual Art for the Visually Impaired: Tools and Techniques

 Visual Art for the Visually Impaired: Drawing with the Perkins Brailler


Visual Arts and the Expanded Core Curriculum

Original webcast date: 10/19/2015
Description: All too often, students with visual impairment are excluded or discouraged from participation in the visual arts, under the mistaken assumption that such undertakings would be of little benefit or interest for them. This webinar discusses why art matters, and how to meet the needs of students who are blind or visually impaired in the area of visual arts. Facilitated by Scott Baltisberger & Chrissy Cowan, TVIs & Education Consultants with TSBVI Outreach, and TSBVI Art Teacher, Gretchen Bettes.

Visual Arts and the Expanded Core Curriculum

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Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handout (pdf)

Visual Arts for the Visually Impaired: Drawing for Blind Students - Tools and Techniques

Original webcast date: 10/17/2016
Description: All students are entitled access to the full range of the general education curriculum. Unfortunately, children with visual impairments are often excluded from instruction in the visual arts due ot the perception that the media and materials are not appropriate for them. This webinar series will provide information on how to make learning in the visual arts accessible and meaningful. The focus of this session will be on the how and why of drawing with students who are blind, taught as a discreet skill in art class and integrated into lessons in the general education curriculum.

Visual Arts for the Visually Impaired:
Drawing for Blind Students - Tools and Techniques

 Register to receive ACVREP or SBEC credit.For Credit

Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handout (pdf)

Visual Arts for the Visually Impaired: Drawing with the Perkins Brailler

Original webcast date: 02/13/2017
Description: TSBVI Educational Consultant, Scott Baltisberger demonstrates drawing techniques with the Perkins Brailler. All too often, students with visual impairments are excluded or discouraged from participation in these activities under the mistaken assumption that the lesson would be of little benefit or interest for them. This webinar will provide information on how to make learning in the visual arts accessible and meaningful. Drawing and coloring are integrated into so many activities in early elementary classrooms, enhancing and reinforcing learning in content areas.

Visual Arts for the Visually Impaired: Drawing with the Perkins Brailler
Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handout (pdf)