The majority of learning generally occurs through vision. The student with vision impairment may have restricted capacity to obtain information through observation and visual demonstrations. Other specialised strategies may need to be employed in order for the student to learn new skills. Therefore, vision impairment can significantly impact on all aspects of the student's education, including:
These frequently need to be explicitly taught to the student. In addition, these students are likely to require a considerable increase in time allocation for learning new tasks.
For a student with vision impairment to access the curriculum and learning environment, adjustments may need to be considered regarding: