Supporting Inclusive Schools

Educational Assessment: Considerations for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (BVI)

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Manitoba Education and Training provides this information as a guide for educators who are teaching and assessing students who are blind or visually impaired. This resource highlights factors to be considered in determining appropriate educational assessment of individual students in Manitoba schools.

This support document explains the impact of blindness, low vision, and/or cortical visual impairment on student learning and the considerations for adaptations that are necessary when assessing students who are blind or visually impaired.

For more information, please contact:

Coordinator, Blind/Visually Impaired Services Unit
Phone: 204-945-7907
Toll-Free (in Manitoba): 1-800-282-8069, ext. 7907