Early Childhood

Rebecca speaks about the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
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How to get started on an iPad with a bright 16 month blind baby.
This tutorial defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.
iOS tracing apps help young students with scotomas or blind spots.
Dr. Merabet defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.
This webinar series will be presented by Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Penrickton Center for Blind Children, and Perkins eLearning.
Suggestions for fall themed sensory trays for students who are blind or visually impaired.
This tutorial discusses services provided through Early Intervention, and preparations for transitioning from services into school.
In this webcast, Bhavina Hirapara, a parent of a 3 year old talks about the transition from in home services to preschool services.
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.
Design suggestions and guidelines for creating an accessible and fun playground for kids who are blind or visually impaired
The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
This self-guided tutorial provides approaches for instruction on deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines, IEPs.
Welcoming Students made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
How to use Dr. Seuss books to practice language skills and learn about science properties.
In this webcast, Lacey Smith talks about the challenges she experiences in transitioning her daughter from early childhood services to preschool.
This self-paced tutorial explores early childhood service delivery for young children who are blind or visually impaired.
Make bird treats to teach a range of basic concepts while using action-related vocabulary and purposeful hand skills.
This webinar is an introduction to the principles of routine based early intervention.
Tips, recipes & instructions for choosing appropriate holiday projects for students who are visually impaired.
Learners will be introduced to assessment and instructional strategies for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments.
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.
The webinar presents how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
Every child will enjoy learning basic functional skills during this fun Halloween activity!
Use this simple recipe for a perfect holiday activity to develop memory skills and independence.
Making crayons the child can use after the activity is finished is a rewarding and motivating experience.
Real object materials make this multi-sensory project fun for kids of all sight levels to enjoy for days.
Students will enjoy the edible reward of their hard work while learning basic science principles!
Use real objects to make your own games for practicing matching, scanning and following directions.
Teach positional concepts to students as they relate objects' positions to their own body.
Develop tactile object identification through a variety of games to practice the skill for independent living.
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!
Use the beat of a drum as an adapted "Red Light, Green Light" game for listening skills!
A repetitive drum game encourages children to listen and copy the rhythm.
Adapt the classic game to refine tactile discrimination, matching skills and social play!
Use real objects along with print and braille to introduce letter sounds and blends!
Use preferred reinforcers to encourage children to express their feelings and opinions.
Label objects and areas in the classroom to help build early literacy.
Make a tactile counting book to introduce number sense!
Develop communication skills and self-expression with simple choice-making activities.

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