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This tutorial focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future.
Discover the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities when designing AAC Systems.
Megan demonstrates how she adapted the book "What's for Lunch" using prompts, a student-activated switch,simple visual and tactile representations of food.
The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
Alternate Routes demonstrates theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities.
This tutorial considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities when designing AAC Systems.
In this video, Ira Padhye presents an experience book that she made for her students about going to the supermarket.
This webinar is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities.
In this video, Megan presents the book, The Tiny Seed, that she created for her student who has CVI.
Welcoming Students made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
This tutorial will focus on the following four areas to help you understand the impacts of CHARGE syndrome on child development.
Learn how to adapt books for students with CVI (Cortical Visual Impairment) and other disabilities.
This video demonstrates how the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" book design is meant to develop skills related to visual attention and visual tracking.
This training module discusses how to assess, support, and plan for the complex communications needs of some students with visual impairment.
This self-paced tutorial discusses how to modify the environment and materials for more effective access to literacy and communication for students.
This training module demonstrates how to select and use the best iPad apps for students with visual impairments and other disabilities.
This training discusses the origins, diagnosis, and characteristics of CVI and the evaluation and improvement of functional vision for those with CVI.
This training module identifies the impact of Cortical Visual impairment (CVI) on early child development and learning.
Mary Zatta takes a look at vocational portfolios and the transition process and how portfolios can be used to help students move into adult life.
A student’s “functional curriculum” addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities.
Addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that practice such skills.
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.
Deirdre Leech talks about the challenges that parents and teachers of students with multiple disabilities and deafblindness face with regard to literacy.
Webinar presentation on effective communication strategies for students who are visually impaired.
A webinar presentation on literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind.
This training module demonstrates child-guided assessment techniques and explain the role of the emotional brain.
Teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive tech.
This training demonstrates a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments.
This training module demonstrates the implications of sensory processing by individuals with CHARGE Syndrome.
This tutorial explains the importance of pairing sensory activities and communication skills for more effective learning for children.
This tutorial introduces Paths to Literacy, a new online resource about literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired.
In this tutorial, Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness.
This module demonstrates teaching strategies to improve literacy and writing skills of students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
Dr. Jablan outlines the special education and rehabilitation programs in Serbia.
This webinar provides an overview of the prevalence of children with multiple disabilities in Croatia, and their placement opportunities.
Presentation in Spanish (español) on working with brothers and sisters of children who are blind or who have multiple disabilities.
This presentation focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind.
This training module demonstrates adaptive devices used for communication with individuals who are deafblind, or have both hearing and visual impairments.
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.
Webcasts in this tutorial discuss CHARGE behavioral diagnosis, sensory deficits, physical therapy and and the value of work for students.
There are three webcasts in this training that demonstrate the characteristics of CHARGE syndrome and its implications on communication and learning.
This part 2 of 2 tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired.
This part 1 of 2 tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired.