American Association of Blind Teachers

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Welcome to The American Association of Blind Teachers. This site is intended to assist blind and visually impaired teachers in their work, to help students make more effective use of the Internet in their classes, to aid school administrators in understanding the capacities of visually impaired teachers, and enable parents of blind and visually impaired children to better help their child.

The American Association of Blind Teachers (AABT), formerly The National Association of blind Teachers, is a non-profit organization affiliated with the American Council of the Blind.

Site Index

General Resources on Blindness and Vision Loss

Losing Vision  |  Organizations Providing Assistance  |  Computers and Assistive Technology  |  Legal and Governmental Resources

General Information for Educational Professionals

Visually Impaired Teachers  |  Examples of Successful Blind Teachers  |  Visually Impaired Students  |  School Administrators  |  FAQ's on Employment

Resources for Elementary and Middle School Teaching

Lesson Plans and Instructional Materials  |  Homework Help  |  Online Children's Literature

Online Information on Specific Subjects

Communication and Survey Research  |  Economics and Business  |  Foreign Languages  |  Grammar and Composition  |  History  |  Literature  |  Math and Statistics  |  Music  |  Philosophy and Religion  |  Politics, Government, and Law  |  Psychology  |  Science  |  Specialized Tools for Math and Science

Resources for High School and College Teaching

Lesson Plans and Instructional Materials  |  Homework Help  |  Study Skills  |  Researching and Writing Papers

General Resources for Teachers

Mega Sites for Teachers  |  Electronic Books and Bibliographies  |  Electronic Journals and Newspapers  |  Audio and Video for Teachers

Resources for Researching

Electronic References for Researching  |  Search Engines and Search Strategies

Teaching Blind and Visually Impaired Students

Legal Rights and Responsibilities  |  Resources for Teachers  |  Resources for Parents  | 

Job Postings

Nevada Blind Children's Foundation (NBCF) is the only nonprofit organization in Nevada solely serving blind and visually impaired children ages birth through 22 years. NBCF is seeking to employ a Teacher of the Visually Impaired.

The Teacher of Visually Impaired will provide direct instructional services to blind, visually impaired and multi-disabled children ages birth - 22 years. The TVI is responsible for developing and implementing an individualized, comprehensive program for students who are blind/visually impaired and multiply handicapped. The program should be based on the Critical Skills Model while focusing on the students' development of compensatory skills and self-esteem.

Please contact Emily Smith if you have interest at 702.735.6223 or

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB), located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, invites you to consider our employment opportunities. Applications are being accepted for current/anticipated vacancies for Teacher of the Visually Impaired for the 2018-2019 school year, and for possible future vacancies, as follows:

  • Current (known) vacancies
    • Social Studies (Secondary)
    • Science (Secondary)
    • Preschool to 6th Grade
  • Possible future vacancies in all instructional areas, including but not limited to all core content areas (Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; English/Language Arts; Science; Mathematics; Social Studies)

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