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Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to build a model of a cell membrane.
Going out to a restaurant is an enjoyable activity and a chance to engage in the community. This experience offers the opportunity to work on many skill areas
Many skills can be taught by making pizza and through differentiated instruction, all students can participate at their own level. This activity can be part of
Instruction and practice in developing self-determination skills should begin early in a student's career.
Dominic Gagliano and Greg Stilson from HumanWare present information on assistive technology options to promote communication for people who are deafblind.
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.
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.
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.
KanLovKids webcast presents a basic overview of low vision devices: hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters.
These webcasts from KanLovKids are a series three videos of web based training on the use of optical devices.
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, Dr. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum.
In this webcast, Brett Page provides an overview of Social Thinking and explains the necessity of explicitly teaching social skills concepts to students.
Steve Perreault discusses the relationship between the parents of a child with disabilities and the professionals who serve and educate the child.
Dr. Mayer discusses how she came to Children’s Hospital in Boston to work on the measurement of visual acuity in babies using the FPL and OPL techniques.
Dr. Luisa Mayer of the New England Eye Institute at Perkins talks about the development of tests of visual acuity in babies through Preferential Looking.
In this webcast Dr. Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind Union (WBU), talks about United Nation's Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
In this webcast, Linda Hagood addresses the importance and challenges in teaching writing skills to students who are blind and deafblind.
This webcast addresses the training needs of people with visual impairment who use power wheelchairs as their primary mode of transportation.
In this webcast, Dr. Luisa Mayer demonstrates the role of the visual field in daily life and the challenges faced when there is a field loss.
In this webcast, David Brown offers an overview of the impact that CHARGE has on vision and, in turn, on the behavior of the student with CHARGE Syndrome.
Dr. Elizabeth Hartmann presents three principles: Multiple Means of Representation, Multiple Means of Action and Expression, and Multiple Means of Engagement.
Dorinda Rife, CLVT, COMS, describes the importance of long-term planning and instruction to prepare students with visual impairments for the future.
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, Marlin Minkin addresses the issues that families struggle with related to raising children who are deafblind.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses spatial relationship and graphic literacy and strategies for teaching students to read tactile graphics.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses the importance of early literacy, language and concept development for children who are blind.
In this webcast, Elizabeth Torrey talks about the use of tangible symbols to support the development of communication in children.
In this video, Barbara Miles talks about the unique functions the hands serve for those who are deafblind.
David Wiley talks about the benefits of Person-Centered Planning and how it can help students and their families with transition from school to work.
This webinar presents various assistive technology products that have been developed for individuals who are deafblind.
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.
Dr. Penny Rosenblum discusses the development of navigational and social skills for children and adults who are visually impaired and unable to drive.
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.
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 video, Tom Miller discusses social skills and sex education for children and youth who have sensory impairments.
In this webcast, Anna Lucia Rago talks about the process and the partnerships required to develop a successful inclusive educational program in Brazil.
In this webcast, Susan Dalton offers a perspective on including students with albinism in the regular educational classroom.
Veronika Bernstein offers various helpful strategies to address the challenges of developing good sleep habits in children with visual impairments.
Dr. Katharine Shepherd and Susan LaVenture talk about the importance of families being the equal partners in their children’s lives.
In this webcast, Larry Campbell discusses the Education for All Initiative - all girls and boys with blindness and low vision enjoy the right to education.
Introductory information, as well as activities and teaching tips for making physical science accessible to students with visual impairments.
This webcast demonstrates how the use of a web conferencing tool has assisted in building teams and promoting ongoing dialog among members.
In this section science teachers will find information on selecting and purchasing teaching tools and instructional materials to support their work with students who are blind or visually impaired...
New innovations and cutting-edge technology for visual impairment
These camps specialize in providing fun and challenging educational experiences for science-oriented students who are blind or visually impaired.
Leading the Way: Global Explorers
This webcast provides an overview of the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or visually impaired.
Research in science instruction methods and teaching tools for students who are visually impaired
Weningshi shares her experience and process for developing student-centered curriculum guidelines in Indonesia for students who have multiple disabilities.
Teachers of oceanography and marine biology will find advice and teaching tools for working with students who are blind or visually impaired.
Legally Blind WHOI (Woods Hole Oceanographic...