Blumberg Center for
Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education

promoting achievement for students with sensory loss (PASS)

Blind, low Vision, or deafblind

Conferences and Workshops:

The Promoting Achievement for Students with Sensory Loss (PASS) Project provides professional development opportunities that will improve instructional quality, promote academic achievement, and improve the educational outcomes for students who are blind, have low vision, or who are deaf-blind.  Teachers, paraprofessionals, related services personnel, administrators, and families are encouraged to attend. 

Distance Education:

The Educator of Exceptional Needs: Visual Impairment Licensure Program is a graduate level program designed to prepare Indiana teachers to work with students who are blind or have low vision. 


The PASS Project supports three Listservs for professional that serve students who are blind or have low vision – The Blind/Low Vision Discussion Listserv for Indiana teachers and the Training Listserv for all professionals serving students who are blind or have low vision. In addition, the UEB Ready? Listserv was created to support professionals who serve students using braille as their literacy mode.

Resource Connections: 

A list of websites and other resources that include information on teaching students who are blind or have low vision can be accessed via this link.

Contact Information:

Contact Us if you have any questions regarding the PASS Project.