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This one-hour webinar presents a careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI.

Webinar discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with a diagnosis of CVI.

This presentation explores the role of the teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI) in reading and writing instruction.

Positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities.

Webinar looks at the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems with children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.

Webinar looks at the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems with children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.

Addresses standards for teaching science through inquiry-based methodologies, and explores its impact for teaching students with visual impairments.

This webinar addresses sexuality issues among children and young adults who are visually impaired and/or blind.

This session examines the elements that make the Common Core State Standards different from previous state standards.

Webinar explains importance of pairing sensory activities and communication skills for effective learning for visual and multiple disabilities children.

Webinar focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive tech.

A hands on activity for students who are blind and visually impaired to measure mass using pennies.
Hands-on activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to build a model of a cell membrane.
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.

Dominic Gagliano and Greg Stilson from HumanWare present information on assistive technology options to promote communication for people who are deafblind.

This webinar presents various assistive technology products that have been developed for individuals who are deafblind.

Ideas for creating a bulletin board about environmental science for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Something I notice at this time of year are the begging sounds of what I believe to be juvenile Red-tailed Hawks.
This activity will teach blind and visually impaired students about historical figures by using biography boxes.

This webinar presents an overview of Perkins eLearning Online Classes.

This webinar presents an introduction to the Braille Mini.

This webinar presents an overview of Perkins eLearning website and the Activity Bank.

Back to school! And... there will be a student with a visual impairment in your science classroom!
Review classroom modifications to meet your students' individual needs at the beginning of every school year.
Learn about impulsivity in children with visual impairments and strategies to address the associated behavioral challenges.
Traditional approaches to behavior intervention aren't always effective solutions for every child.
There are many advantages to creating a predictable environment for child with visual and multiple impairments.
Perkins School for the Blind Secondary school student Jonah LeDuc shares his science fair research experiment "What Creates Ocean Waves?"
As an avid birder, I especially like some of the all-persons nature trails located at Mass. Audubon wildlife sanctuaries.
Build a classroom business making and selling dog treats as students practice multiple skills.
Every child will enjoy learning basic functional skills during this fun Halloween activity!
Practice math and fine motor skills while students make this healthy snack!
Use this simple recipe for a perfect holiday activity to develop memory skills and independence.
Making crayons the child can use after the activity is finished is a rewarding and motivating experience.
Real object materials make this multi-sensory project fun for kids of all sight levels to enjoy for days.
A community setting is a perfect place to practice social skills while linking real life and classroom lessons.
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.
This cooking project can be used as a simple activity or expanded to include multiple skills and goals.
Use real objects to make your own games for practicing matching, scanning and following directions.
Break down the concept of time into manageable steps using tangible objects to promote better understanding.
Use meaningful language and tangible symbols to create an accessible schedule calendar.
These little red berries are full of sensory fun that can be incorporated into many classroom activities!
Stocking shelves or refilling snack bins is a great way to teach many skills through a single activity.
Birdsong is at its peak in spring, and the Perkins campus is a great place to hear a wide variety of bird sounds.
It's not complicated when you follow these organization tips for a weekly pizza parlor in your class!
Kids will enjoy giving and receiving these tangible Valentines, perfect for building holiday concepts.
Cook s'mores for a snack while learning the science behind it with this solar oven.