Multiple Disabilities

In this webcast, Marlin Minkin addresses the issues that families struggle with related to raising children who are deafblind.

Dr. Jan van Dijk presents his research and ideas related to the brain, the limbic system and the impact on teaching and learning for students.

In this webcast, Dr. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum.

Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments.

In this webcast, Susan DeCaluwe discusses the development of the Communication Portfolio for learners with deafblindness and multiple disabilities.

Pamela Ryan, School Psychologist at Perkins School for the Blind, offers an overview of CHARGE Syndrome.

This tutorial provides theoretical and practical applications for assessing and teaching the skills to gain social competence

When a student with CVI is in transition from Phase I to Phase II it can sometimes be hard to find activities that will motivate them and be functional.

There are 4 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.

Conference will be held on March 11, 2020
Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA.

FREE one day, Thursday, November 30, 2017, hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.

"The NICU Experience" follows the 2004 journey of the Anthony family in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit of The Western Pennsylvania Hospital.

FREE hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.

There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.

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

Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for children with CVI

In this video, Ellen Mazel talks about ways that we will assess complexity for children with cortical visual impairment.

This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.

The following is part of a series of 6 different activities related to making football accessible with visual impairments or multiple disabilities.

This webinar will focus on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.

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

Encourage your student with multiple disabilities to communicate and make choices using their favorite apps!
Do you have a student with limited mobility? Adaptive Switches are learning tools that enable these students to interact with a device.
The parent of a young adult who is deafblind shares her experience of setting up a project to recycle cans in the community.

McGowan, parent of teenager who is deafblind describes the transition planning process for her son as he began preparing to go from high school to college.

Together We Can Change How Children See the World

In this video, Amanda Martinage will talk about Part Two of Tactile Processing, specifically how to address dysfunction.

Information on how to pair Bluetooth switches to an iPad for students who have multiple disabilities.

Sign in: 8:30 am, Workshop: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Howe Building - Assistive Device Center. 175 N Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

Hotel reservations MUST be made by February 12, 2017 in order to receive discounted rate. Location: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa. Phone: 855.837.2100.

In this Part 1 video on Tactile Processing, Amanda Martinage focuses on what tactile processing is and what does tactile dysfunction look like.

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

A teacher of the visually impaired shares her favorite apps for students who use switches.
The mother of a child who is deafblind reflects on the need to adapt information to one's own child and specific circumstances.
Fun and practical digital literacy tech activities for students who have multiple disabilities and are visually impaired.
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.
10 Tips for Working with Individuals with Visual Impairments & Additional Disabilities
Suggestions on how to use interactive storybook apps with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.
The mother of a young man who is deafblind describes how she set up a volunteer activity for her son to recycle cans, which has resulted in meaningful community engagement.
The mother of a young man who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome describes the importance of assistive technology for academic success.

In this webcast, Millie Smith provides us with an overview of the learning needs of students in the sensorimotor phase of development.

A college student who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome tells about his experience with advocacy and leadership.

In this tutorial, features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.

The parent of a young man who is deafblind shares her experience of attending a national conference.

Explore ways educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication systems for students who are visually impaired.

Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills 
Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L.
Nov. 11, 12, 2019

This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior.

New Hampshire: 1 day workshop — September 27. Scoring The CVI Range correctly provides the foundation for service to students with CVI.

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