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Young man gives his money to his mother.
Beam is a young man in northern Thailand who is blind with additional disabilities.  This article from Perkins International tells the success story of how he has been able to overcome many...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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This curriculum was developed by teachers and staff at the Northern School for the Blind, Thailand, for students who have multiple disabilities and visual impairment.  In Thai....
Posted by sptantaopas
Photo of Indonesian team who developed MDVI curriculum
This curriculum for students with multiple disabilities and visual impairment (MDVI) or deafblindess) is in Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia).  Panduan Pengembangan Kurikulum dan Program Pembelajaran...
Posted by Weni
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Project Aspiro is a comprehensive career planning and employment resource for individuals who are blind or partially sighted. Project Aspiro was created in partnership with CNIB and the World Blind...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Images from Transition Planning Asia site
We invite you to download this flyer to share with your colleagues or families you are working with.  Please feel free to distribute them at trainings, workshops, and conferences and help us to let...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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The World Blind Union (WBU) is an international organization representing people who are blind or visually impaired in 190 member countries. WBU brings together all the major national and...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Young woman washes vegetables in the kitchen
Perkins School for the Blind has a number of webcasts on various aspects of Transition.  These include: Creating Vocational Portfolios for Students with Significant Disabilities CHARGE Syndrome...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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Perkins Scout is an information clearinghouse of online resources related to blindness and visual impairment. The section on Education and Rehabilitation Resources Outside the United States is...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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The Bangladesh Protibondhi Foundation (BPF) is an organization which has been providing integrated services for children with disabilities in six rural areas and in three urban centres of Bangladesh...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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The mission of St. Nicholas' Home is "to provide education, training and employment opportunities in a caring environment, thus empowering blind and visually impaired persons to fully participate in...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Logo of Ceylon School for the Deaf and Blind
The Ceylon School for the Deaf and Blind the operates  three residential schools, The School for the Deaf and The School for the Blind at Ratmalana, and the Nuffield School for the Deaf and Blind at...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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Trung Tâm Bảo Trợ Khiếm Thị Nhật Hồng or The Nhat Hong Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a program run by Catholic Sisters in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  Their website is available in...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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Resources for the Blind now provides a full spectrum of services to blind persons nationwide, including counseling, rehabilitation, education, and training. They are also actively involved in...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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This website offers a range of information in the Thai language, including links to teaching resources, other websites, news and events, and information about Perkins School for the Blind and Perkins...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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This is the official website of the Thai Bureau of Special Education Administration.
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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Light the light of life with love:  Website of Committee for Parents of Children with Visual Impairment of China  (in Chinese)         用爱点燃生命之光  This is a  non-profit organization under the...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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Creating Learning Opportunities: A Step-by-Step Guide to Teaching Students with Vision Impairment and Additional Disabilities, Including Deafblindness Edited by Reena Bhandari and Jayanthi Narayan...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Young woman screws together nuts and bolts
This 38-page guide from the Ministry of Children and Family Development, British Columbia (Canada) provides a comprehensive introduction to transition planning and person-centered planning.  It...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Photo of home visit in Nepal
In this 7 page document, Madhav Prasad Aryal, Secretary of the Ankur Foundation for Inclusive Education, discusses the CBR (Community Based Rehabilitation) model in Nepal.
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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Transition Coalition provides online information, support, and professional development on topics related to the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities.  Includes materials...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Logo of Worth Trust
This organization produces low cost but good quality materials for people who are blind or visually impaired. Additionally, it is one of the most successful integrated employment organizations, with...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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The National Trust was set up to answer the worries of the parents who ask what will happen to my child when I am no more. It is an autonomous body set up under the Ministry of Social Justice and...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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DAISY digital format assists people who, for various reasons, have challenges using regular printed media. DAISY digital talking books offer the benefits of regular audiobooks, but they are superior...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
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This is the listing of courses for family and professional education.  Hadley provides excellent courses in a variety of formats online, book, cassette, braille and so on, and many of the courses are...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Drawing of woman offering cup of water to adult and child
This site gives you many flexible ways to create training and awareness materials using existing materials. This site is extremely useful and the material is free and well tested.
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Logo for Hesperian Health Guides
This website lists all the Hesperian publications available for free download.   Disabled Village Children is just one of many resources that you will find here. This manual contains a wealth of...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Logo of Community Eye Health
The Directory of Teaching and Information Resources for Blindness Prevention and Rehabilitation from International Centre for Eye Health is a 48-page directory containing a selection of resources...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Logo for ICEVI
International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) is a global association of individuals and organizations that promotes equal access to appropriate education for all...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
A boy seated at a table works with his teacher.
Voice and Vision India is the National Resource and Training Centre for Children with Vision Impairment and Multiple Disabilities, including Deafblindness.  They provide training and resources...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins
Cover of Starting Services booklet
This booklet published by Voice and Vision India is a compilation of the essential information required by an organization for starting services for children with visual impairments and multiple...
Posted by Charlotte@Perkins

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