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Visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
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.
The webinar discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities.
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.
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.
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.
Implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students.
Webinar provides an overview of Sensory Processing and distinguishes between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
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.
This tutorial focuses on real-life learning & strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity
Discover the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities when designing AAC Systems.
Megan demonstrates how she adapted the book "What's for Lunch" using prompts, a student-activated switch,simple visual and tactile representations of food.
The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
Explore theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities.
This tutorial considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities when designing AAC Systems.
In this video, Ira Padhye presents an experience book that she made for her students about going to the supermarket.
This webinar is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities.
In this video, Megan presents the book, The Tiny Seed, that she created for her student who has CVI.
Welcoming Students made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
This tutorial will focus on the following four areas to help you understand the impacts of CHARGE syndrome on child development.
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 training module discusses how to assess, support, and plan for the complex communications needs of some students with visual impairment.
This tutorial discusses how to modify the environment and materials for more effective access to literacy and communication for students.
This training module demonstrates how to select and use the best iPad apps for students with visual impairments and other disabilities.
This training discusses the origins, diagnosis, characteristics of CVI and the evaluation and improvement of functional vision for those with CVI.
This training module identifies the impact of Cortical Visual impairment (CVI) on early child development and learning.
Mary Zatta takes a look at vocational portfolios and the transition process and how portfolios can be used to help students move into adult life.
A student’s “functional curriculum” addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities.