Multiple Disabilities

Using meaningful pictures and sounds in iPad applications to make cognitive connections and open communication possibilities for a student with CVI.
This self-paced tutorial has 6 sessions that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
New Hampshire — 2 day workshop — August 7 & 8. Learn how to integrate technology into a student’s workflow in the classroom.
In this webcast, Amber talks about how important it is to involve children with disabilities in their community and gives advice on how to make this work.
Dr. Hartshorne emphasizes that by better understanding the unique features of CHARGE and its interactions we obtain better understanding of related behaviors.
Wendy Bridgeo discusses the importance of starting the transition process early for students with disabilities, especially those with CHARGE syndrome.
Dr. Maryann Girardi speaks about providing physical therapy to children with CHARGE syndrome and its challenges.
Sharon Stelzer discusses the impact of CHARGE Syndrome upon the student, and strategies a teacher can implement to create a good learning environment.
In this webcast, Dr. Jan van Dijk shares his expertise on child-guided assessment. His child-guided method of assessing is recognized and used worldwide.
In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind.
Weningshi shares her experience and process for developing student-centered curriculum guidelines in Indonesia for students who have multiple disabilities.
This webcast demonstrates how the use of a web conferencing tool has assisted in building teams and promoting ongoing dialog among members.
In this video, Barbara Miles talks about the unique functions the hands serve for those who are deafblind.
In this CHARGE Syndrome webcast, David Brown describes the impact of sensory processing on proprioception, the vestibular sense, and behavior.
Barbara Miles discusses her approach to conversations with students who are deafblind and strategies for connecting when a person can't see or hear you.
Beth Jordan shares her insights on Preparing for Transition and talks about the mandate for educational services versus the lack of a mandate for adult service.
Marianne Riggio talks about the process of helping educational programs conduct self-assessments as a means of ensuring that their program is effective.
In this webcast, Elizabeth Torrey talks about the use of tangible symbols to support the development of communication in children.
In this webcast, Marlin Minkin addresses the issues that families struggle with related to raising children who are deafblind.
In this webcast, Dr. Jan van Dijk presents his research and ideas related to the brain, the limbic system and the impact on teaching and learning for students.
In this webcast, Dr. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum.
Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments.
In this webcast, Susan DeCaluwe discusses the development of the Communication Portfolio for learners with deafblindness and multiple disabilities.
Pamela Ryan, School Psychologist at Perkins School for the Blind, offers an overview of CHARGE Syndrome.
This tutorial provides theoretical and practical applications for assessing and teaching students the skills to gain social competence and emotional stability.
When a student with CVI is in transition from Phase I to Phase II it can sometimes be hard to find activities that will motivate them and be functional.
Postponed! The Focus on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference for March 14th has been postponed. New date will announce soon.
FREE one day, Thursday, November 30, 2017, hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
"The NICU Experience" follows the 2004 journey of the Anthony family in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit of The Western Pennsylvania Hospital.
FREE hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.
In this video, Ellen Mazel talks about different types of complexity and the ways that we will assess complexity for children with cortical visual impairment.
This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to making football accessible with visual impairments or multiple disabilities.
This webinar will focus on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.
This training module has 3 sessions that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Encourage your student with multiple disabilities to communicate and make choices using their favorite apps!
Do you have a student with limited mobility? Adaptive Switches are learning tools that enable these students to interact with a device.
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.

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