Expanded Core Curriculum

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.
Design suggestions and guidelines for creating an accessible and fun playground for kids who are blind or visually impaired
The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
Alternate Routes demonstrates theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities.
Discover the purpose and specific components of the ECC, as well as goals and strategies for infusing the components into physical education.
This webinar covers the purpose and specific components of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) and how to infuse EEC into physical education.
This self-guided tutorial provides approaches for instruction on clothing care, cooking and mealtime skills to students with visual impairments.
In this video, Kate Fraser demonstrates strategies for teaching students with visual impairment to measure dry ingredients.
This video provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions.
In this video Ira demonstrates a tactile book she has created for her students on the topic of brushing teeth.
This course focuses on the transition planning process and ways to successfully prepare a young person for the world of work and/or post-secondary education.
Make bird treats to teach a range of basic concepts while using action-related vocabulary and purposeful hand skills.
The tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the power of the Expanded Core, and empower each member of the education team to teach the ECC.
Mary Alexander & Betsy Brint talk about teaching self-advocacy skills, social skills and the expanded core curriculum to ensure success in college.
This one-hour presentation covers effective ways to teach others the power of the Expanded Core.
A student’s “functional curriculum” addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities.
Addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that offer opportunities to practice such skills.
Tips, recipes & instructions for choosing appropriate holiday projects for students who are visually impaired.
Learners will be introduced to assessment and instructional strategies for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments.
This self-pace tutorial is made up of 6 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
In this webcast, Tom Miller looks at social skills development for students with visual impairment.
In this webcast, Sue Shannon focuses on mealtime skills and offers a video demonstration for these skills pouring, serving, using utensils and cutting.
This webinar explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille.
This is a webinar presentation on sensory channels a child with visual impairments uses for learning, including assessment and teaching strategies.
This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille.
This training module discusses social situations, sexual education, self-esteem and incidental learning for children with visual impairments.
This tutorial discusses topics such as prevention and intervention for physical examinations, identifying body parts, teaching modesty, showering, menstruation.
Learn strategies for teaching meal preparation skills and ways to modify equipment and tools for the visually impaired student.
This tutorial discusses the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities.
This tutorial discuss how residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste develop and how they can be optimally used for learning.
Learn strategies for teaching clothing care skills to children with visual impairments.
Make the most of dining out with your child with visual impairments using these simple tips!
The video covers topics in physical education on types of visual impairments, human guide techniques, guide-running techniques, pre-teaching, and much more.
This webinar teaches strategies, tips and techniques to begin teaching meal preparation skills to students who are visually impaired.
Teachers and parents will learn everything they need to know when teaching clothing care skills to kids with visual impairments.
This webinar addresses sexuality issues among children and young adults who are visually impaired and/or blind.
In this webcast, Brett Page provides an overview of Social Thinking and explains the necessity of explicitly teaching social skills concepts to students.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses spatial relationship and graphic literacy and strategies for teaching students to read tactile graphics.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses the importance of early literacy, language and concept development for children who are blind.
Dr. Penny Rosenblum discusses the development of navigational and social skills for children and adults who are visually impaired and unable to drive.
In this video, Tom Miller discusses social skills and sex education for children and youth who have sensory impairments.
Veronika Bernstein offers various helpful strategies to address the challenges of developing good sleep habits in children with visual impairments.
This webcast provides an overview of the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or visually impaired.
The links in this section provide an introduction to the importance of physical education, fitness, and exercise to the well-being of people with visual impairments.  It also includes ideas for...
Jeff Migliozzi talks about the importance of sexuality education for individuals with vision impairments including those with additional disabilities.
The Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) provides a framework for instruction in a specialized set of vision-related skills for students who are blind or visually impaired.  While students who are blind...
Matt LaCortiglia presents a FAIER planning model to develop physical activities for individuals with disabilities.
Knitters and crocheters who are blind or visually impaired can search this free library of instructions downloadable in electronic braille or large print.   Web-Based Organizations &...
Access to Cultural Programs and Buildings These resources offer information on making art and cultural programs and buildings accessible to people with disabilities, including those with...
It is often said that play is a child's work, and in fact, children learn essential skills through play. Communication, motor skills, cognition, and social interaction are a few of the...

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