Communication

This self-paced tutorial discusses how to modify the environment and materials for more effective access to literacy and communication for students.
Learners will be introduced to assessment and instructional strategies for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments.
Students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities often require Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies.
This tutorial looks at positioning to increase access to technology for multiple disabilities students during classroom activities.
Webinar presentation on effective communication strategies for students who are visually impaired.
This tutorial is the second part of When Worlds Collide. AAC assessment, intervention, and prioritization of skill development will be discussed.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems with children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
This tutorial explains the importance of pairing sensory activities and communication skills for more effective learning for children.
This training module demonstrates adaptive devices used for communication with individuals who are deafblind, or have both hearing and visual impairments.
This tutorial discusses the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities.
There are four webcasts included in this training that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students.
This tutorial provides information on the development of meaningful communication for children who are deaf-blind.
Positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities.
Webinar explains importance of pairing sensory activities and communication skills for effective learning for visual and multiple disabilities children.
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.
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!
Practice object identification through tactile and visual cues adapted for the individual student.
Students learn to react appropriately when their names are called within a group setting.
Students use familiar activities to practice sequencing skills using expressive language.
A repetitive drum game encourages children to listen and copy the rhythm.
Encourage students who do not yet speak to vocalize meaningfully with these ideas!
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.
Practice correct pronoun usage with a simple game using real objects!
Play "Name That Sound" to promote body awareness!
Encourage socialization and concept development with these conversation starters!
Encourage self-expression and the development of imagination with this activity!
Develop communication skills and self-expression with simple choice-making activities.

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