Multiple Disabilities

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.
Step-by-step instructions to create our own iBook using the iBook author app
Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Focus on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference. Register early and save!
Developing a conceptual foundation based on experiences with high-quality sensory information is necessary for the use of meaningful symbols.
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.
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 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.
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.
Registration for Spring 2018 Sign Language Classes is closed. Check back for Fall Registration.
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.
Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and will gain hands on practice using "What's the Complexity" framework.
Explore ways educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) systems for students who are visually impaired.
Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical, self-injurious or aggressive behaviors.
Hands-on practice to increase your reliability in assessing children. Intended for teachers and related service providers with extensive knowledge of CVI.
Participants will learn about the 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.

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