Deafblindness and Multiple Disabilities

The parent of a young adult who is deafblind shares her experience of setting up a project to recycle cans in the community.
McGowan, a parent of a teenager who is deafblind, describes the transition planning process for her son as he began preparing to go from high school to college.
This workshop presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field discuss current research and practice related to brain-based visual impairments.
In this video, Amanda Martinage will talk about Part Two of Tactile Processing, specifically how to address dysfunction.
Information on how to pair Bluetooth switches to an iPad for students who have multiple disabilities.
Sign in: 8:30 am, Workshop: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Howe Building - Assistive Device Center. 175 N Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Hotel reservations MUST be made by February 12, 2017 in order to receive discounted rate. Location: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa. Phone: 855.837.2100.
In this Part 1 video on Tactile Processing, Amanda Martinage focuses on what tactile processing is and what does tactile dysfunction look like.
Learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments through the career education model (career awareness, exploration, preparation, and placement).
A teacher of the visually impaired shares her favorite apps for students who use switches.
In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2017 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on January 30, 2017 and run for 10 weeks.
The mother of a child who is deafblind reflects on the need to adapt information to one's own child and specific circumstances.
Fun and practical digital literacy tech activities for students who have multiple disabilities and are visually impaired.
This activity introduces students with visual impairments to personal task management, which includes skills in a variety of areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC), such as self-determination, independent living, and compensatory skills.
Tips for working with students and clients who are blind, visually impaired with multiple disabilities
Suggestions on how to use interactive storybook apps with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.
The mother of a young man who is deafblind describes how she set up a volunteer activity for her son to recycle cans, which has resulted in meaningful community engagement.
The mother of a young man who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome describes the importance of assistive technology for academic success.
In this webcast, Millie Smith provides us with an overview of the learning needs of students in the sensorimotor phase of development.
A college student who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome tells about his experience with advocacy and leadership.
In this tutorial, features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
The parent of a young man who is deafblind shares her experience of attending a national conference.
This series features four workshops: CVI Range Scoring, Cortical Visual Impairment, Phase 3 CVI, and CVI Complexity.
Topics include Hi-Tech O&M, UEB Math, and Creating Accessible Materials Using iBooks.
This series features five workshops — AT in Minutes (NEW), All Behavior is Communication, Sensory Processing, Active Learning, and Using AAC.
This workshop offers suggestions for helping children achieve and maintain readiness to engage in meaningful learning activities.
Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and will gain hands on practice using "What's the Complexity" framework.
This workshop is designed to support families and educators in assessing and supporting students with CVI in Phase 3.
This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior.
Hands-on practice in assessing children with CVI. This is intended for teachers and related service providers with extensive knowledge of CVI.
In this class participants will learn about Sensorimotor Stage of Development, the Van Dijk Approach, levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.
A college student who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome discusses how he chose his living arrangements and describes what he plans to take to college.
This 5-part webinar series will be presented by Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Penrickton Center for Blind Children, and Perkins eLearning.
This tutorial discusses strategies to increase states of behavior in daily activities and educational settings.
With some planning and by focusing on your student's abilities, they can develop strong relationships with employers and enjoy rewarding jobs.
In this 3-day workshop, experts will present information related to instruction for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities/deafblindness.
Learn different strategies and tools that can be used to create and modify literacy materials for early readers in this accessible literacy course.
Construct 13 different assistive technology solutions in minutes using every day tools and materials with Dr. Therese Willkomm.
Join us for Supporting Availability for Learning webinar as we discuss strategies to increase states of behavior in daily activities and educational settings.
Learn about the characteristics of Optic Nerve Hypoplasia/Septo Optic Dysplasia and understand issues children with ONH face at different times.
This webcast provides an overview of the shifts in thinking about Behavior Intervention over the years and the current focus on Positive Behavior Supports.
Interactive game designed to allow students to practice appropriate social skills, turn taking, numeracy skills, fitness skills and following rules.
Visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to effectively and creatively adapt classroom materials while enhancing a Braille-rich environment for your students.
The parent of a young adult who is deafblind discusses the challenges of constant transitions in educational, medical, and service personnel.
Tips for teaching concept development through independent living skills to transition-age youth who are blind with additional disabilities
Sharon Stelzer demonstrates a full-day calendar system that she developed for a 14 year old student.
Sensory trays are a great way to teach students about the properties of nature items. Popular sensory trays include dried pasta, rice, and beans, but these can get old rather quickly.  Autumn has...
This webinar explores experience and concept books, as well as story and conversation boxes.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.