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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.
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.
Save the date! Join us for a two-day workshop on Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12 which presents a rare opportunity to listen to top CVI experts
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 is now open for Spring 2019 Sign Language Classes!
Classes are taught in Signed English and meet one session per week.
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.
New Hampshire: September 28. We will explore the various forms of visual complexity in depth and consider the associated difficulties for students with CVI.
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.
This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior.
New Hampshire: 1 day workshop — September 27. Scoring The CVI Range correctly provides the foundation for service to students with 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 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.
Learn different strategies and tools that can be used to create and modify literacy materials for early readers in this accessible literacy course.
You will use an assortment of the tools and materials described in the book and on video clips to fabricate 8 assistive technology solutions.
This webinar discusses strategies to increase states of behavior in daily activities and educational settings.
This webcast provides an overview of the shifts in thinking about Behavior Intervention over the years and the current focus on Positive Behavior Supports.
This tutorial discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities.
Interactive game designed to allow students to practice appropriate social skills, turn taking, numeracy skills, fitness skills and following rules.
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.
The webinar discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities.
3 day blended workshop with Ellen Mazel focuses on CVI: causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for students with CVI.
Suggestions for fall themed sensory trays for students who are blind or visually impaired.
This webinar explores experience and concept books, as well as story and conversation boxes.