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In this webcast, Elizabeth Torrey talks about the use of tangible symbols to support the development of communication in children.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses the importance of early literacy, language and concept development for children who are blind.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses spatial relationship and graphic literacy and strategies for teaching students to read tactile graphics.
In this webcast, Larry Campbell discusses the Education for All Initiative - all girls and boys with blindness and low vision enjoy the right to education.
In this webcast, Marlin Minkin addresses the issues that families struggle with related to raising children who are deafblind.
Steve Perreault discusses the relationship between the parents of a child with disabilities and the professionals who serve and educate the child.
In this webcast, Dr. Jan van Dijk presents his research and ideas related to the brain, the limbic system and the impact on teaching and learning for students.
In this webcast Dr. Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind Union (WBU), talks about United Nation's Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
In this webcast, Dr. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum.
Dorinda Rife, CLVT, COMS, describes the importance of long-term planning and instruction to prepare students with visual impairments for the future.
Dr. Elizabeth Hartmann presents three principles: Multiple Means of Representation, Multiple Means of Action and Expression, and Multiple Means of Engagement.
In this webcast, David Brown offers an overview of the impact that CHARGE has on vision and, in turn, on the behavior of the student with CHARGE Syndrome.
Dr. Luisa Mayer of the New England Eye Institute at Perkins talks about the development of tests of visual acuity in babies through Preferential Looking.
Dr. Mayer discusses how she came to Children’s Hospital in Boston to work on the measurement of visual acuity in babies using the FPL and OPL techniques.
This webcast addresses the training needs of people with visual impairment who use power wheelchairs as their primary mode of transportation.
In this webcast, Linda Hagood addresses the importance and challenges in teaching writing skills to students who are blind and deafblind.
KanLovKids webcast presents a basic overview of low vision devices: hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters.
Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments.
In this webcast, Dr. Luisa Mayer demonstrates the role of the visual field in daily life and the challenges faced when there is a field loss.
In this webcast, Susan DeCaluwe discusses the development of the Communication Portfolio for learners with deafblindness and multiple disabilities.
Dr. Christine Roman presents an overview of cortical visual impairment (CVI) and the importance of early diagnosis and common diagnostic issues.
This webcast provides an overview of the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or visually impaired.
Pamela Ryan, School Psychologist at Perkins School for the Blind, offers an overview of CHARGE Syndrome.
This is a time-saving way to keep a running record of each student's progress!
A parent shares resources on self-determination and transition into adulthood for youth who are deafblind, blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities or other special needs.
Here is an IEP goal for choosing the correct tech for the task.
Free ways to identify US currency for the visually impaired.
Step-by-step instructions on how to create an accessible bar chart in the Pages app.
YOU can create a simple table with accessible pictures!
Activities for teaching braille and other concepts through songs and videos.
Planning to Orientation and Mobility route using public transportation? Check out these tips!
Lost your phone? Five free ways to find it using technology. Works for all types of smartphones and non-smartphones too!
This article is one of a two-part series on AT assessment. This installment outlines reasons to conduct AT assessments & the components of such an assessment.
A great document/web reader for students with vision impairments and dyslexia that has Bookshare integration.
Eight free Amazon Alexa skills related to art that teach art history and practical art skills. Great for budding artists!
How to make yearbooks and yearbook signing accessible for visually impaired students.
Interested in understanding or sharing about color blindness?
How I created a large print music binder with 80+ songs for pep band.
Check out these educational apps designed for students age 4+.
Learn all about the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the soldiers who guard it!
How I educate my friends about my conditions and issues related to disability without scaring them.
Not all apps will rotate with your device as your rotate it, but some apps can help you force this to happen!
This article highlights instructional strategies to improve touch typing for students with visual impairments.
Feelif Draw is a fun tool that enables students who are blind to draw in colors!
Looking for activities to improve your students' graphics literacy skills?
Are you looking for an accessible spelling game?
Read my winning piece for the 10 Ideas Student Policy writing competition sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute.
Five tools that eliminate distractions and let readers focus on content. Can be used in the classroom or with assistive technology.
How does the web based version of Book Creator work with Chrome Books?
This post highlights a useful app that addresses one of the APH MATT Connect / Humanware Connect 12's slight software issues with screen rotation.