International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, and syndromes of developmental disabilities. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences. The current volume, number 46, addresses current issues in the education of students with visual impairments. Topics covered include the expanded core curriculum for students with visual impairment; assistive technology; Braille reading comprehension; communication development; orientation and mobility issues, and more.
1. Advancing the Education of Students with Visual Impairments Through Evidence-based Practices2. Three Areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum for Students with Visual Impairment: Research Priorities for Independent Living Skills, Self-Determination, and Social Skills3. Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairments: A Research Agenda4. Reading Comprehension for Braille Readers: An Empirical Framework for Research5. Teaching Skill Acquisition to Individuals with Blindness: A Systematic Review of Response Prompting Procedures 6. Communication Development of Children with Visual Impairment and Deafblindness: A Synthesis of Intervention Research7. Unified English Braille in the United States: A Research Agenda for Transition and Instruction8. Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments: Priorities for Research