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Begin your understanding of The National Agenda here.
In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind.
In this webcast, Susan DeCaluwe discusses the development of the Communication Portfolio for learners with deafblindness and multiple disabilities.
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.
Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments.
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 CHARGE Syndrome webcast, David Brown describes the impact of sensory processing on proprioception, the vestibular sense, and behavior.
Dr. Maryann Girardi speaks about providing physical therapy to children with CHARGE syndrome and its challenges.
Wendy Bridgeo discusses the importance of starting the transition process early for students with disabilities, especially those with CHARGE syndrome.
Dr. Hartshorne emphasizes that by better understanding the unique features of CHARGE and its interactions we obtain better understanding of related behaviors.
Pamela Ryan, School Psychologist at Perkins School for the Blind, offers an overview of CHARGE Syndrome.
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.
For students with deafblindness or multiple disabilities that include blindness, literacy may call for options other than braille or print.
Tips to select toys for young children who are blind or visually impaired
Explore the importance of touch in bonding with a visually impaired baby.
Parents with children who are blind or visually impaired will find many practical suggestions for encouraging greater independence in all areas of daily living.
Establishing routines to help children understand and anticipate daily activities
Children with multiple disabilities need intensive early intervention to stimulate their development.
As students prepare for the transition from the school years to adult life, they need information and advice specific to their needs.
Educators use various approaches for teaching students who have multiple disabilities.
Assessment and planning are the essential groundwork in the education of students with multiple disabilities.
Resources for Educators and Parents for children with multiple disabilities.
Behavior Issues in Children with Visual Impairments
Families and educators will find introductions to the educational needs of students with multiple disabilities, as well as best practice and policy overviews.
Review classroom modifications to meet your students' individual needs at the beginning of every school year.
Learn about impulsivity in children with visual impairments and strategies to address the associated behavioral challenges.
There are many advantages to creating a predictable environment for child with visual and multiple impairments.
Build a classroom business making and selling dog treats as students practice multiple skills.
Every child will enjoy learning basic functional skills during this fun Halloween activity!
Practice math and fine motor skills while students make this healthy snack!
Use this simple recipe for a perfect holiday activity to develop memory skills and independence.
Making crayons the child can use after the activity is finished is a rewarding and motivating experience.
Real object materials make this multi-sensory project fun for kids of all sight levels to enjoy for days.
A community setting is a perfect place to practice social skills while linking real life and classroom lessons.
Students will enjoy the edible reward of their hard work while learning basic science principles!
This cooking project can be used as a simple activity or expanded to include multiple skills and goals.
Use real objects to make your own games for practicing matching, scanning and following directions.
Break down the concept of time into manageable steps using tangible objects to promote better understanding.
Use meaningful language and tangible symbols to create an accessible schedule calendar.
Kids will enjoy giving and receiving these tangible Valentines, perfect for building holiday concepts.
Teach positional concepts to students as they relate objects' positions to their own body.
Develop tactile object identification through a variety of games to practice the skill for independent living.
Increase independence of identifying and locating people in room using a sound localization game.
Teach students to select named objects through object discrimination skills and searching techniques.
A game of object "Hide & Seek" reinforces social skills and tactile discrimination skills.
Use audio recordings of familiar voices to make a fun auditory discrimination guessing game!
Use the beat of a drum as an adapted "Red Light, Green Light" game for listening skills!
A repetitive drum game encourages children to listen and copy the rhythm.
Adapt the classic game to refine tactile discrimination, matching skills and social play!
Use preferred reinforcers to encourage children to express their feelings and opinions.