Expanded Core Curriculum

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This post describes the "More Trucks HD" app, which the author has used successfully with students of varying ages and developmental levels.

There are 2 sessions included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for independent living.

Align Core and Expanded Core Curricula for students with visual and multiple disabilities.

A collection of 3D audio Games designed for the Visually Impaired. Available for iOS and Android.

Matt LaCortiglia presents a FAIER planning model to develop physical activities for individuals with disabilities.

Jeff Migliozzi on the importance of sexuality education for individuals with vision impairments including those with additional disabilities.

Veronika Bernstein offers helpful strategies to address the challenges of developing good sleep habits in children with visual impairments.

In this video, Tom Miller discusses social skills and sex education for children and youth who have sensory impairments.

In this webcast, Sue Shannon focuses on mealtime skills and offers a video demonstration for these skills pouring, serving, using utensils and cutting.

Dr. Penny Rosenblum discusses the development of navigational and social skills for children and adults who are visually impaired and unable to drive.

In this webcast, Tom Miller looks at social skills development for students with visual impairment.

In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses the importance of early literacy, language and concept development for children who are blind.

In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses spatial relationship and graphic literacy and strategies for teaching students to read tactile graphics.

This webcast explains the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or visually impaired.

This tutorial provides a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities, including visual impairment.

Dr. Yue-Ting Siu, will provide a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities

Check out these creative ideas for using audio labels with students!
Learning how to navigate around a computer with screen reading software can feel like a huge challenge. Getting around on the internet can feel even tougher.
iPads are often used as accessibility solutions for students with visual impairments. However the iPad by itself is not a finished solution.
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This article will introduce the relatively new Eyes-Free Fitness app from BlindAlive.

How to evaluate your students’ progress using data collection systems and how to incorporate the data into current assessment processes.

Big Oven is a free iOS app that is quite accessible and easy to use!
Make mulling spices to stimulate the senses while students learn math, language arts, social skills, and independent living skills.

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

The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to making football accessible with visual impairments or multiple disabilities.
This activity requires students who are blind or visually impaired to direct someone to their house using O&M, work readiness, and independent living skills.

Theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.

Learn how to implement RBEI principles and strategies and how to achieve "buy in" regarding ECC implementation.

Scavenger hunts are a fun way to address all parts of the Expanded Core Curriculum!

This tutorial is made up of 4 modules, containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

An activity to help blind and visually impaired students plan for transition and adult life as they learn about budgeting.
Use MadLibs to build social skills with students who are blind or visually impaired.
It can be challenging to find social or recreational services for individuals with visual impairments, including those who have multiple disabilities or deafblindness.
This activity is designed to help students with visual impairments learn about options for watching accessible movies and television.
An activity that encourages students who are blind or visually impaired to participate in their IEP goal development.

Learn how to support children with visual impairments through the career education model.

In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities.

In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities.

A hands-on activity that encourages social skill development as students who are blind or visually impaired use the phone to order a pizza.
Playing games can be a fun way to develop social skills for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities.
Learning about the roles of the members of the IEP team are an important step towards self-determination, which is part of the ECC (Expanded Core Curriculum).
This activity is designed to help students with vision impairments develop increasing practice and comfort with requesting assistance, in progressively more challenging situations.
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.