Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

EDU-259 Vision Impairment Support (3.00)

Addresses competencies for state paraeducator certification in Level II Vision Impairment Area of Concentration. Prepares paraeducators to support children with vision impairments or blindness, including those with additional disabilities. Studies roles and responsibilities of the paraeducator in understanding the expanded core curriculum and how to integrate support of these skills into the instructional day, how to ensure student access to the core curriculum, strategies to promote independence and self-determination, and professional and ethical guidelines. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A