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Five Things Your IEP Case Manager Won’t Tell You

Five Things Your IEP Case Manager Won’t Tell You

Sometimes, I feel like I expected way too much from my case manager. I wanted someone who would be able to help me make sure my IEP was followed in the classroom, and help me fight back when it wasn’t. Instead, I was given someone […]

Ten Lessons My TVI Taught Me

Ten Lessons My TVI Taught Me

As a student with low vision in Virginia public schools, I was assigned a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) to help me with accessing the general curriculum. My TVI took a step back and had me fight all of my own battles, saying that […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Dance Classes?

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Dance Classes?

From when I was four until I was fourteen, I took dance classes at our local dance studio. My favorite was tap, but I also took classes in jazz, ballet, and hip-hop. This was before people realized how poor my vision really was, but my […]

Why You Should Have A Tutor From Your School

Why You Should Have A Tutor From Your School

As a student with low vision, I often struggle reading numbers and graphs in my classes. ┬áThis isn’t because of a math disorder, it’s just that I have trouble seeing. I was fortunate enough to have tutors, who were teachers at my school, that were […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate in Theater?

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate in Theater?

My freshman year of high school, I had the opportunity to participate in a school wide play competition. Each grade presented a student-written and directed one act play and competed against the other grades to see who had the best performance. While I don’t remember […]

High School Mentorships

High School Mentorships

During my senior year of high school, I received the opportunity to take a class which allowed students to be paired up with mentors in the community, and shadow them at their jobs. I had the unique experience of doing my mentorship at the elementary […]

Dear High School Teacher

Dear High School Teacher

I’m one of the new students in your class this year. You probably received a copy of my SAP, 504, or IEP in advance, and likely have an idea of who I am based on it. However, there are ten things that I would like […]