Here you will find a range of books available for purchase, including hard copy and electronic copy.
This book provides information for families and professionals about how vision can be assessed without using formal communication. It contains information about formal and functional vision assessments, as well as suggestions about how to use vision assessment results to provide improved learning opportunities. This book can also be purchased as a digital version through the (more…)
The primary purpose of this book is to assist families and professionals understand near visual acuity. Photographic simulations demonstrate the influence of font size, font type, paper colour, paper finish, and background complexity on visibility. This book can also be purchased as a digital version through the Apple iBook Store and is intended to be (more…)
This book provides information for parents and professionals about the use of sign language with children who have vision impairment. There are many sign languages, for example Auslan which is the sign language of the Australian Deaf Community. This book can also be purchased as a digital version through the Apple iBook Store and is (more…)
This is the first monograph in a series of monographs that provide a compendium of perspectives on the broad theme of educational principles and practice in the field of vision impairment in Australia. The purpose of the monograph series is to help readers to develop an understanding of current theories and practices in education and (more…)
DIGITAL COPY ONLY RIDBC Teleschool Guiding Principles for Telepractice The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC is Australia's largest independent provider of special education and related services. RIDBC provides innovative services throughout Australia to children with hearing and/or vision impairment, including those with additional disabilities. When RIDBC needed to provide educational and related (more…)
This book provides information for families to develop their understanding of what their child can see. Simulations are used to demonstrate the impact environmental features, such as glare, colour contrast and size, have on what a child can see.
This booklet provides information for parents and professionals about the visibility of picture symbols used for communication with some children who have vision impairment and additional disabilities.
The primary purpose of this iBook is to provide parents with key information about Cortical Visual Impairment (also known as Cerebral Visual Impairment or CVI).
Many parents think that language needs to be taught by a professional teacher in a formal, structured setting. In fact, language learning can take place every moment of every day, and you can be your child’s most valuable language teacher. This book is a small sample of the many ways you can help to develop your child’s emerging language and cognition skills.