Self-Paced Tutorials for Expanded Core Curriculum

45 Teaching Strategies in 60 Minutes Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments. From student evaluation to specialized...
Alternate Routes: Adapting Orientation and Mobility Techniques Self-paced | Multiple weeks Alternate Routes demonstrates theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities that may affect their ability to master...
Applying the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Applying the Expanded Core Curriculum" is made up of 6 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be...
Beyond the Classroom: Topics in the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 4 webinars included in this training module that address areas of the Expanded Core that often take place outside of a formal classroom setting. Participants will earn 5 ACVREP credits or 5...
Clothing Care for Students with Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial, learn strategies for teaching clothing care skills to children with visual impairments. It will focus on the instruction of clothing care skills to enhance independence and self-...
Compensatory Skills: Essential Considerations for Learning Self-paced | 1-2 days The child with a visual impairment uses residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste to learn about the world. This tutorial discuss how these senses develop and how they can be optimally used...
Curriculum Adaptations Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that discuss the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities....
Educating Students with Visual Impairments & Multiple Disabilities: An Overview Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Participants will earn...
Expanded Core Curriculum: A Team Approach Self-paced | 1-2 days Finding it difficult to get buy-in from your student's educational team, family/caregivers, clinical providers, and school administrators? This tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the...
Functional Curriculum Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that offer opportunities to practice such skills within the learning...
Independent Living Skills Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 3 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide approaches for instruction on clothing care as well as both cooking and mealtime skills to students with visual impairments, in...
Infusing the Expanded Core Curriculum into Physical Education Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial will cover the purpose and specific components of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC), as well as goals and strategies for infusing the components of the ECC into physical education....
Let's Get Cooking: Teaching Meal Preparation Skills to Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days Teaching children who are dual media learners presents challenges, but offers incredible rewards as they develop the literacy tools needed for success. This tutorial provides an overview of the...
Real-Life Learning Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing...
Sensory Processing (Part 1 of 2): Sensory Processing and Dysfunction Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial is the first part of Sensory Processing in which participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorders. The...
Sensory Processing (Part 2 of 2): Techniques to Address Sensory Processing Difficulties Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial is the second part of Sensory Processing in which Amanda Martinage presents techniques to address sensory processing difficulties — with practical activity suggestions provided,...
Sexuality Topics and Intervention Strategies: Taking care of personal needs for individuals who are visually impaired Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial addresses sexuality issues among children and young adults who are visually impaired and/or blind. It will include the need to establish early appropriate social and safe behaviors...
Social Skills Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that explore social skills and sexuality for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....
Staff Training for Physical Education for Children With Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 days The purpose of this Staff Training Video for Physical Education is to educate paraeducators, physical education, adapted physical education, vision teachers, orientation and mobility specialists, and...
Student Assessment Self-paced | 1-2 days Student Assessments is made up of 4 videos which will discuss the importance of using a combination of assessments when assessing students with visual impairments. Also discussed, is how to evaluate...

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