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The most recent issue of The Educator features articles from a number of our Asian partners and collagues.  We invite you to read the following, which may be of special interest:

  • Transition Planning Asia: Preparing Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired with Multiple Disabilities for Adult Life provides an overview of this site and is a good way to help us spread the word!
  • Translating the Belief in Possibility: Developing Educational Services, Supporting Families, and Training Mentor Teachers in China tells about  expanding opportunities in China for children who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities.
  • Changing Beliefs through Teacher Preparation Programmes: A Model Process for Developing University Capacity and Sustainability in Indonesia describes a model programme in Indonesia, created to meet the significant need for trained teachers to work with children who are EIVI (Early Intervention Visually Impaired, 0-8 years) and MDVI (Multiply Disabled Visually Impaired).
  • Voice and Vision India: Developing Regional Leadership and Expertise through Master Teacher Courses provides an update on the resource and training programme for teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities.
  • Basic Therapy Skills Training for Parents in the Philippines and Training Parent Volunteers as Teachers’ Aides: An Innovative Project in the Philippines discuss new ways to expand parent involvement.

Share your thoughts and ideas with us as you read these! 

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