Expanded Core Curriculum

Earn ACVREP/CATIS credits through this collection of our ECC tutorials

Expanding your O&M lessons with this fun activity for non-traditional O&M students.
Fun activities that apply coding and engineering concepts using simple robots, part 2.

Build an educational action plan personalized for your child with CVI

Picture in a Flash uses special paper & heat to create raised line drawings. This article outlines the basics of the process and operation of the machine.
Challenge your students with this fun activity only requires plastic cups, a couple of command cards and brain power!
3D printed resources for teachers of students with visual impairments!
This is the third tutorial in a series on learning to play the piano.
This adorable robot can be programmed to move, spin, talk, and play games!
Take a quick glimpse of these charts using your ears. What???
Help this robotic mouse find his cheese!
In this 2nd of 3 posts on the topic, two iOS note-taking apps are compared, and the pros and cons of each are discussed.
In the first of three posts on this topic, the use of two note-taking applications for iOS devices is discussed.

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students

Software developer and entrepreneur Marty Schultz demonstrates electronic game applications to teach skill areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum

Software developer and entrepreneur Marty Schultz demonstrates electronic game applications to teach skill areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum

Learn how I play in my university's pep band, the GMU Green machine, and watch my interview on NBC 4!
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.
Read Magazines for free with your participating library with RBDigital app and Zinio for Libraries.
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 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!