Expanded Core Curriculum

This activity is designed to help students with visual impairments learn about options for watching accessible movies and television.
An activity that encourages students who are blind or visually impaired to participate in their IEP goal development.
Learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments through the career education model (career awareness, exploration, preparation, and placement).
In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities.
In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities.
A hands-on activity that encourages social skill development as students who are blind or visually impaired use the phone to order a pizza.
Playing games can be a fun way to develop social skills for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities.
Learning about the roles of the members of the IEP team are an important step towards self-determination, which is part of the ECC (Expanded Core Curriculum).
This activity is designed to help students with vision impairments develop increasing practice and comfort with requesting assistance, in progressively more challenging situations.
This activity encourages students with special needs to become aware of and think critically about the accommodations they receive at school.
This activity encourages individuals to learn about and describe their vision impairments and any additional disabilities, as a step toward self-determination.
A young man who is blind shares strategies for individuals with visual impairments to promote the development of advocacy skills.
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.
In this activity, students who are blind or visually impaired develop self-determination skills by making choices about participating in an activity and then taking responsibility for planning the actual activity.
An activity that provides an opportunity for students who are visually impaired to articulate who they are and what matters to them.
In this tutorial Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments.
Many skills can be taught to youth with visual impairments and additional disabilities when loading the dishwasher
From student evaluation to specialized instruction to accommodations to progress...these 45 strategies provide teachers with easily implementable methods.
Students work together to complete the process while developing multiple skills!
Participants will be introduced to mathematics in Unified English Braille (UEB) as well as code switching for use with Nemeth.
This blog is designed to describe how to easily incorporate independent living skills into instruction in the science lab.
I am the Training Coordinator for the Perkins Training Center and each semester I have a student worker assigned to me. I try to teach them what it is like to work in an office environment. I not...
Use scale drawings to map out travel routes
One of the things I am most passionate about in the field of blindness and vision impairment is concept development. Concept development is a term that most people who work in the field have heard...
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to making football accessible with visual impairments or multiple disabilities.
There are 2 webcasts included in this training module that discusses college preparation with parents and educators.
As your students prepare for the world of work, there are many components that contribute to their ability to secure and maintain a job. Succeeding in a job interview is one of the most crucial parts...
In this tutorial participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorders.
I recently wrote a post about how to help your students talk about their disabilities to people they encounter on a daily basis. This is a very important skill to have in order for students to be...
In this Sensory Processing tutorial participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.
Amanda Martinage continues her discussion of Sensory Processing, presenting techniques to address sensory processing difficulties.
Attending school or having a career is a crucial part of one’s overall success, but participating in extracurricular activities is also vital to a happy life.  Activities might help to increase one’s...
“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.” -- Ann Landers Transition is defined as the process of...
This webinar provides an overview of Sensory Processing and distinguishes between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.
Recently, the United States celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This landmark law has opened many doors to equal access and opportunities, but learning how to...
Students practice basic vocational skills in this hands-on activity.
Students who are blind or visually impaired practice math, literacy, communication, motor, and social skills working in a student store
Identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or multiply disabled.
This tutorial focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future.
Design suggestions and guidelines for creating an accessible and fun playground for kids who are blind or visually impaired
The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
Alternate Routes demonstrates theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities.
Discover the purpose and specific components of the ECC, as well as goals and strategies for infusing the components into physical education.
Students will apply geometric concepts in modeling during an O&M scavenger hunt in a grocery store.
This webinar covers the purpose and specific components of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) and how to infuse EEC into physical education.
To read for information and answer multiple choice questions, then follow a recipe using fractions   Math Standard NF 3.1:  Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a...

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