Deafblindness

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.
10 Tips for Working with Individuals with Visual Impairments & Additional 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.
The parent of a young man who is deafblind shares her experience of attending a national conference.

The goal is for participants to leave this workshop ready to lead the educational team in designing an appropriate school day for a student with CVI.

Explore ways educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication 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.

This workshop discuss different ways in which Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) manifests in children and what to look for when a child is diagnosed with it

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.

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.

The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.
The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to football. These activities have been completed by students at Perkins School.
Tips for parents of youth with special needs on letting go and creating their own path to transition
Activities for students with severe multiple disabilities to learn about and explore leaves

Ira Padhye discusses the transition from whole to partial objects as well as the construction of the calendar system.

In this tutorial participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.

Amanda Martinage continues her discussion of Sensory Processing, presenting techniques to address sensory processing difficulties.

Marguerite describes the benefits of schedule systems as developing literacy skills, concepts, memory, and expressive and receptive communication.

A college student who is deafblind because of Usher Syndrome discusses his experience as a guide dog user
Tips for families of children who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired to develop independence through chores, household routines and social situations

In this video, Hilary demonstrates a portable calendar system that she developed for one of her teenage students.

Implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students.

Webinar provides an overview of Sensory Processing and distinguishes between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.

The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.

This short video provides a brief overview of the use of a multi-step object system for students who are ready to move on from a single object system.

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