Benefits of Braille
In the 86th Texas legislative session, Texas Education Code 30.002 was changed to delete reference to the term "functionally blind". As a result, information about the benefits of braille now should be given to all students with visual impairment at each annual ARD. The Texas Action Committee for the Education of Students with Visual Impairments created the preceding updated sample form to accomplish this. It is a PDF with fillable boxes (should you choose to use it electronically), or it can be printed out and shared. This PDF is only a sample because the law does not specify how the information about braille should be conveyed; individual districts can modify this sample or create their own process.