Expanded Core Curriculum

Amanda Martinage continues her discussion of Sensory Processing, presenting techniques to address sensory processing difficulties.

A look at the importance of community involvement for people who are blind or visually impaired
Youth who are blind or who have low vision need to learn how to discuss their visual impairment
Tips for families of children who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired to develop independence through chores, household routines and social situations

Webinar provides an overview of Sensory Processing and distinguishes between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.

Advice from an adult who is blind on helping transition-age youth with visual impairments to develop self-advocacy
Students practice basic vocational skills in this hands-on activity.
Students who are blind or visually impaired practice math, literacy, communication, motor, and social skills working in a student store

This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills.

This tutorial focuses on real-life learning & strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity

This training discusses how vocational rehabilitation services vary between students and adulthood

Design suggestions and guidelines for creating an accessible and fun playground for kids who are blind or visually impaired

The presentation includes ways to capture and share a stduent's experiences - an integral part of building skills and concepts.

Explore 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.

In this webcast, Mary Alexander discusses the "Five Pillars of Student Success" as it relates to students and their success in college.

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.

This tutorial examines three principles of Universal Design for Living, strategies for incorporating all the senses into an activity, and more.

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.

An introduction to the National (USA) Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments

Understand the 3 assessments included in the essential assessments (EA) - functional vision, learning media, and screening and assessment in ECC.

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

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 practice such skills.

Tips, recipes & instructions for choosing appropriate holiday projects for students who are visually impaired.

This  tutorial is made up of 6 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

This is a webinar presentation on sensory channels a child with visual impairments uses for learning, including assessment and teaching strategies

This training module discusses social situations, sexual education, self-esteem and incidental learning for children with visual impairments.

This tutorial discusses 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.

The tutorial teaches about optical and non-optical methods of magnification and considerations when determining appropriate print/symbol size.

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 -types of visual impairments, human guide techniques, and guide-running techniques

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.

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.
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!