Expanded Core Curriculum

This activity encourages students with special needs to become aware of and think critically about the accommodations they receive at school.
This activity encourages individuals to learn about and describe their vision impairments and any additional disabilities, as a step toward self-determination.
A young man who is blind shares strategies for individuals with visual impairments to promote the development of advocacy skills.
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.
In this activity, students who are blind or visually impaired develop self-determination skills by making choices about participating in an activity and then taking responsibility for planning the actual activity.
An activity that provides an opportunity for students who are visually impaired to articulate who they are and what matters to them.
Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments.
Many skills can be taught to youth with visual impairments and additional disabilities when loading the dishwasher
From student evaluation to specialized instruction to accommodations to progress...these 45 strategies provide teachers with easily implementable methods.
Students work together to complete the process while developing multiple skills!
This blog is designed to describe how to easily incorporate independent living skills into instruction in the science lab.
Tips on how to supervise a student worker in an office setting if they are blind or visually impaired
Tips for teaching concept development through independent living skills to transition-age youth who are blind with additional disabilities
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.
There are 2 webcasts included in this training module that discusses college preparation with parents and educators.
Tips to help individuals who are blind or visually impaired to succeed in a job interview.
In this tutorial participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorders.
Tips for youth who are blind or visually impaired to address their disability with a potential employer
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.
A look at the importance of community involvement for people who are blind or visually impaired
Youth who are blind or who have low vision need to learn how to discuss their visual impairment
Tips for families of children who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired to develop independence through chores, household routines and social situations
Webinar provides an overview of Sensory Processing and distinguishes between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.
Advice from an adult who is blind on helping transition-age youth with visual impairments to develop self-advocacy
Students practice basic vocational skills in this hands-on activity.
Students who are blind or visually impaired practice math, literacy, communication, motor, and social skills working in a student store
This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills.
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.
This training discusses how vocational rehabilitation services vary between students and adulthood and the benefit of developing portfolios for students.
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.
Alternate Routes demonstrates theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities.
Discover the purpose and specific components of the ECC, as well as goals and strategies for infusing the components into physical education.
In this webcast, Mary Alexander discusses the "Five Pillars of Student Success" as it relates to students and their success in college.
This webinar covers the purpose and specific components of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) and how to infuse EEC into physical education.
This self-guided tutorial provides approaches for instruction on clothing care, cooking and mealtime skills to students with visual impairments.
This tutorial examines three principles of Universal Design for Living, strategies for incorporating all the senses into an activity, and more.
In this video, Kate Fraser demonstrates strategies for teaching students with visual impairment to measure dry ingredients.
This video provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions.
In this video Ira demonstrates a tactile book she has created for her students on the topic of brushing teeth.
This self-paced is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
Understand the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA) - functional vision, learning media, and screening and assessment in ECC.
Make bird treats to teach a range of basic concepts while using action-related vocabulary and purposeful hand skills.
The tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the power of the Expanded Core, and empower each member of the education team to teach the ECC.
Mary Alexander & Betsy Brint talk about teaching self-advocacy skills, social skills and the expanded core curriculum to ensure success in college.
This one-hour presentation covers effective ways to teach others the power of the Expanded Core.

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