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CHARGE Syndrome: The Impact of CHARGE on Communication and Learning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments. She also provides guidance for educators to help them develop an effective...
Communication for Children and Students Who are Deafblind: An Overview of Methods, Assessments, and Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour A deaf-blind person's quality of life depends on communication that is clear, concise and accessible from birth. This presentation provides information on the development of meaningful communication...
Communication Technology for Persons Who Are Deafblind Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind. Jerry presents a historical view of different devices that have been...
Conversations: Connecting and Learning With Persons Who Are Deafblind Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Barbara Miles, a well-known author and lecturer, discusses the methodology of conversations in connecting and learning with students who are deafblind. Miles encourages people to duplicate the...
Effective Access to Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar with TVI Faye Gonzalez looks at positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities. Special...
Maximizing iPad Accessibility for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: Teaching the Teachers Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Ed Summers and Diane Brauner discuss the work they have been doing with teachers regarding iPad accessibility. Ed and Diane have worked with teachers across the country on strategies...
Real-Life Learning Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future. The presentation will also include ways to share...
Reflections on Deafblindness: Hands & Touch Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Barbara Miles, a well-known author and lecturer, discusses the unique function hands serve for individuals who are deafblind. For people with vision and hearing impairments, hands...
Sensory Activities: Experiences to Improve Communication and Literacy for Children with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour Sensory activities are commonly used to help children with visual and multiple disabilities to use all of their available senses to process environmental information and develop compensatory skills...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 1: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities (including deaf-blindness) when...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 2: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students. This presentation is the second part in a...
Tactile Processing, Part 1 Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Part 1 video, Amanda Martinage provides an overview of tactile processing. She talks about what tactile processing is, the functions of the tactile system and what tactile dysfunction looks...
Tactile Processing, Part 2 Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Amanda Martinage will talk about Part Two of Tactile Processing, specifically how to address dysfunction. Amanda also discusses about sensory processing difficulties techniques: Using...
Tangible Symbols Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Elizabeth talks about the use of "tangible symbols," a term originally coined by Charity Rowland, Ph.D. and Philip D. Schweigert, M.Ed, to support the development of communication in...
The Communications Portfolio Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes The Communication Portfolio is a tool that brings together visual images to demonstrate what a child can do, and how that child is communicating in daily activities. Susan DeCaluwe explores how the...
Writing: The Forgotten Focus for Literacy and Communication Instruction Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Linda Hagood, education specialist at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, discusses the importance and challenges of teaching writing skills to blind and deafblind...