Look for These New Books Coming Soon
Foundations of Orientation & Mobility, 4th Edition
William R. Wiener, Robert Wall Emerson, and Bruce B. Blasch—Editors
Now in its fourth edition, Foundations of Orientation and Mobility remains the classic reference and textbook for O&M professionals and students alike. A comprehensive work spread across two volumes, Foundations of O&M, 4th ed., contains contributions from over 50 of the leading scholars, teachers, and practitioners in the field addressing topics such as teaching methodologies, sensorimotor functioning, working with both children and adults, and navigating complex intersections. There will also be an emphasis on the many new technologies and apps available to children and adults who are blind or visually impaired to help them better navigate their world.
Release date: Spring 2023
An Itinerant Teacher’s Guide to an Effective and Efficient School Year
This comprehensive guidebook for the itinerant teacher of students with visual impairments is based on years of experience refining systems and practices for efficient and effective teaching. The book will establish guiding principles and cover topics including organization, the Expanded Core Curriculum, and multiple disabilities.
Release date: Summer 2023
Accessible Science Education for Students With Visual Impairments
The first title in APH Press’s STEM series, Accessible Science Education for Students with Visual Impairments, explores physics, biology, chemistry, geology, and astronomy, as well as arts-based and international science education. Leading professionals in the field introduce modern research and teaching methodologies that will unearth curiosity in the field of sciences for K–12 students. Focusing on practical application, this book will be a pocket guide for science educators working with students who are blind and visually impaired.
Release date: Fall 2024
Physical Education and Sports for People With Visual Impairments and Deafblindness: Foundations of Instruction, 2nd Edition
Lauren J. Lieberman, Pamela Beach, and Paul E. Ponchillia—Authors
The second edition of Physical Education and Sports for People with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness builds on its predecessor—a sourcebook on teaching the skills that will enable children and adults with visual impairments and deafblindness to participate in physical education, recreation, sports, and lifelong health and fitness activities. The second edition will include new information about universal design for learning, secondary education programming, outdoor adventure, and infusing self-advocacy as well as family support in physical education.
Release date: Winter 2024
Foundations of Low Vision, 3rd Edition
Kelly Lusk, Tessa McCarthy, and Kim Zebehazy—Editors
The ground-breaking text that highlighted the importance of focusing on the functional as well as clinical implications of low vision is being updated to reflect philosophical, technological, and pedagogical updates in the field. Foundations of Low Vision supports both adults and children by offering assessment, programming, and service guidelines centered on promoting independence and fulfillment for those who have low vision.
Release date: Fall 2024
Instructional Strategies for Braille Literacy, 2nd Edition
Diane P. Wormsley and Frances Mary D’Andrea—Editors
This 2025 update to the original text will provide instructors with contemporary strategies and methodologies for teaching braille. In its second edition, this comprehensive manual will include an in-depth look at classroom creation, educational team collaboration, braille mechanics, organizing materials to build student independence, the elements of writing, emergent literacy, active learning, tactile graphics, assessment, college readiness, and career development.
Release date: Spring 2025
Early Focus: Working With Young Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired and Their Families, 3rd Edition
Rona L. Pogrund and Diane L. Fazzi—Editors
Early Focus, 3rd ed. builds on previous editions, providing early intervention techniques and practical applications and strategies for working with young learners who are visually impaired and their families. This update will include new information on neurodiversity, infant and family mental health, and contemporary coaching models, as well as approaches for working with children who are deafblind and children with multiple disabilities.
Release date: Spring 2026