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What is it like to be an oceanographer at sea who is blind?
This is the 2nd of a two-part series on AT Assessment. This installment contains resources, tips and tricks to help you conduct a meaningful AT Assesessment.
Use this accessible iBook to introduce students to different types of clouds.
Download this free, accessible beach experience book!
Interactive scavenger hunt app for your smart phone or tablet!
Tough Boris is a mean, greedy old pirate - tough as nails, through and through. Or is he? You will love this richly adapted version of the book!
A guide to state vocational rehabilitation services for students with vision impairments. Great for soon-to-be college students!
Hello from the Dark Side! How to handle power outages on campus and in college dorms. Save this post before you need it.
The PenFriend can be used as an auditory tool for science instruction with students who are blind or visually impaired.
Use this app to assess basic functional vision, contrast sensitivity and visual motor skills!
This article features an overview of a new online typing program from Accessibyte called Typio Online.
Visiting the Smithsonian's Native American Museum with vision impairment.
A student with low vision demonstrates how to scan and edit classroom materials; and, watch as he creates a digital graph.
These webcasts from KanLovKids are a series three videos of web based training on the use of optical devices.
This video shows how a Lions Clubs International Foundation SightFirst grant provided low-vision care for a young boy in Kansas and changed his life forever.
Robert Taylor of Kansas State School for the Blind provides a three-part videos training on getting your iPad ready for your student with visual impairments.
These webcasts from KanLovKids are a series of six videos of instructions on getting to know and training in the use of the monocular telescope.
Brian Charlson demonstrates a variety of devices that provide the capability of accessing books via speech, large print, or braille.
In this webcast, Ellen Mazel discusses how the vision is processed in a child with cortical vision impairment (CVI) and the importance of early intervention.
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.
This webcast is intended to assist educators in adapting Science curriculum for visually impaired and deaf-blind students.
In this webcast Dr. Susan Bruce talks about inquiry as the basis of action research and the types of action research that can be conducted.
Guidelines for modifications and evaluation to improve contrast and lighting and reduce visual clutter and glare for individuals with vision loss.
Matt LaCortiglia presents a FAIER planning model to develop physical activities for individuals with disabilities.
Jeff Migliozzi talks about the importance of sexuality education for individuals with vision impairments including those with additional disabilities.
Diana Autin offers deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines that were developed by New Jersey's SPAN.
Ike Presley talks about the world of assistive technology and walks us through a range of assistive technology options for choosing the right tool.
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.
In this webcast, Tim Pennington provides advice to parents regarding IEPs and how to negotiate the process to obtain the best result for their child.
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.
Dr. Katharine Shepherd and Susan LaVenture talk about the importance of families being the equal partners in their children’s lives.
In this webcast, Susan Dalton offers a perspective on including students with albinism in the regular educational classroom.
In this webcast, Anna Lucia Rago talks about the process and the partnerships required to develop a successful inclusive educational program in Brazil.
This is a recording of Robbie Blaha’s presentation at the Discover Conference held at Perkins in 2008, where she share her wisdom with parents and educators.
In this video, Barbara Miles talks about the unique functions the hands serve for those who are deafblind.
In this webcast, Brett Page provides an overview of Social Thinking and explains the necessity of explicitly teaching social skills concepts to students.
Veronika Bernstein offers various helpful strategies to address the challenges of developing good sleep habits in children with visual impairments.
In this video, Tom Miller discusses social skills and sex education for children and youth who have sensory impairments.
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.
A taped video recording of Jane Bernstein’s presentation at the 26th New England Regional Seminar for Children with Visual Impairments and Their Families.
In this webcast, Sue Shannon focuses on mealtime skills and offers a video demonstration for these skills pouring, serving, using utensils and cutting.
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.
Dr. Penny Rosenblum discusses the development of navigational and social skills for children and adults who are visually impaired and unable to drive.

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