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  | 

Marcia Dresser Scholarship

AABT has created a scholarship in memory of Marcia Dresser, long-time active member and former President of the American Association of Blind Teachers. The scholarship is intended for an undergraduate or graduate student who is visually impaired and studying for a career in teaching at any level.

The scholarship was awarded for the first time in 2016, and we would like to continue it; but, we will need your help. AABT will match the first $500. Of contributions, so whatever you contribute will be doubled. Checks should be made payable to AABT and sent to
John Buckley
1025 Ree Way
Knoxville, TN 37909

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