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This tutorial describes the tools and resources to help teams make appropriate decisions about accessible educational materials
This webinar describes tools and resources that can help teams make appropriate decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and reading tools.
Audio Supported Reading can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy.
Webinar describes how Audio Supported Reading can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy.
In this webcast, Kim Charlson and Joanne Becker discuss the roll out of the Unified English Braille (UEB) and the challenges in making this transition.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to effectively and creatively adapt classroom materials while enhancing a Braille-rich environment
Sharon Stelzer demonstrates a full-day calendar system that she developed for a 14 year old student.
This webinar explores experience and concept books, as well as story and conversation boxes.
Ira Padhye discusses the transition from whole to partial objects as well as the construction of the calendar system.
The tutorial explores listening as a learning strategy for students with print disabilities, including sensory, cognitive, and physical impairment.
This webinar will cover the concept of "Listening" in an educational context, specifically in the development of literacy skills.
Marguerite describes the benefits of schedule systems as developing literacy skills, concepts, memory, and expressive and receptive communication.
In this video, Hilary demonstrates a portable calendar system that she developed for one of her teenage students.
This short video provides a brief overview of the use of a multi-step object system for students who are ready to move on from a single object system.
Megan demonstrates how she adapted the book "What's for Lunch" using prompts, a student-activated switch,simple visual and tactile representations of food.
In this video, Ira Padhye presents an experience book that she made for her students about going to the supermarket.
In this teachable moment, Kate Fraser talks about the importance of arrows in science.
Christa Hulburt demonstrates an adapted book, The Shape Surprise that she made for a preschool student and describes the skills she is teaching.
In this video, Megan presents the book, The Tiny Seed, that she created for her student who has CVI.
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.
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 tutorial discusses how to modify the environment and materials for more effective access to literacy and communication for students.
This video demonstrates the use of an adapted book. It is an experience-style book that is based on a Christmas Party at school.
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.
Webinar presentation on dual media assessment and strategies for students who use both print and braille.
Deirdre Leech talks about the challenges that parents and teachers of students with multiple disabilities and deafblindness face with regard to literacy.
A webinar presentation on literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind.
This webinar explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille.
This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force, focusing on Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille.
This tutorial discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with CVI.
This tutorial introduces Paths to Literacy, a new online resource about literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired.
This module demonstrates teaching strategies to improve literacy & writing skills of students with visual impairments
This presentation focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind.
This tutorial provides an overview of the SMART Brailler's features and benefits, and how the SMART Brailler can promote braille literacy.
Teaching children who are dual media learners presents challenges, but offers incredible rewards
This tutorial examines elements that distinguish Common Core from previous state standards and the challenges they present
There are two webcasts in this training module demonstrating teaching strategies and adaptive devices
This tutorial explores the role of the teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI) in reading and writing instruction.