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The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
Creating a résumé is an important step in preparing for the world of work. Students typically begin to keep track of their work experience with the aim of buil
Tips on working with a colleague who is blind
In this webcast, Mary Alexander discusses the "Five Pillars of Student Success" as it relates to students and their success in college.
Tips for families of youth with visual impairments or deafblindness on collaborating with others
There are many ways for youth with visual impairments to have meaningful experiences out in nature. This includes being around animals, working with plants and
Students develop work skills by performing many skills in real-life settings. The Perk Café at Perkins School For The Blind offers a wide variety of options for
In this webcast, Lacey Smith talks about the challenges she experiences in transitioning her daughter from early childhood services to preschool.
This training discuss the importance of starting the process of transition to adult life as early as possible.
Mary Alexander & Betsy Brint talk about teaching self-advocacy skills, social skills and the expanded core curriculum to ensure success in college.
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.
There are many different jobs that can be done in most stores and it's important to begin by doing an inventory of the possible tasks in a given work environmen
In this tutorial, Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness.
Learn strategies for teaching meal preparation skills and ways to modify equipment and tools for the visually impaired student.
Learn about the Transition Planning Asia website which prepares youth who are blind or visually impaired with multiple disabilities for independent life.
Webcasts in this tutorial discuss CHARGE behavioral diagnosis, sensory deficits, physical therapy and and the value of work for students.
Make the most of dining out with your child with visual impairments using these simple tips!
Teachers and parents will learn everything they need to know when teaching clothing care skills to kids with visual impairments.
This webinar presentation provides an overview of the website, TransitionPlanningAsia.org.
This webinar talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness.
Going out to a restaurant is an enjoyable activity and a chance to engage in the community. This experience offers the opportunity to work on many skill areas
Many skills can be taught by making pizza and through differentiated instruction, all students can participate at their own level. This activity can be part of
Instruction and practice in developing self-determination skills should begin early in a student's career.
Practice math and fine motor skills while students make this healthy snack!
Students will enjoy the edible reward of their hard work while learning basic science principles!
Adapt your summer lesson plans and activities with these cross-curriculum ideas.
Stocking shelves or refilling snack bins is a great way to teach many skills through a single activity.
It's not complicated when you follow these organization tips for a weekly pizza parlor in your class!
Cook s'mores for a snack while learning the science behind it with this solar oven.
Help children understand the importance of planning organization and sequencing during this activity!
Develop tactile object identification through a variety of games to practice the skill for independent living.
Practice pre-braille skills including tactile discrimination, sorting, and object identification in this simple game!
Teach students to select named objects through object discrimination skills and searching techniques.
Learning about how communities work helps children understand more about the world around them.
Build confidence and independence while taking part in school organizations with appropriate tasks.
Learn how to choose appropriate foods and packages for safety and independence!
Establish an understanding of time as applied to clocks, daily schedules and duration of activities.
Use audio recordings of familiar voices to make a fun auditory discrimination guessing game!
Give descriptive clues to help children practice inference of familiar places and settings.
Practice packing a toiletries bag to work on problem solving, fine motor and vocational skills.
Practice fine motor and tactile discrimination skills during this money math activity.
Use an adapted daily calendar to reinforce the concept of time through the school year.
Being able to count and sort coins has a number of uses in daily life.
Promote the classroom community with these ideas of simple jobs in the classroom!
Practice object identification through tactile and visual cues adapted for the individual student.
Students learn shapes based on real objects to form tactile discrimination, math and language skills.
Smell and taste are often motivating reinforcers for children with visual impairments!
Students learn to react appropriately when their names are called within a group setting.
Students use familiar activities to practice sequencing skills using expressive language.
Students can practice prevocational skills and responsibility through on-campus jobs.