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Understanding Learning Challenges for Children and Young People with Multi- Sensory Impairments

Recording of multi-sensory impairment seminar held in Melbourne, Australia, May 28, 2018, focusing on CHARGE Syndrome, with presentations by Prof. Tim Hartshorne, Prof. Nancy Hartshorne & David Brown
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O & M Goal Bank with Data Sheets

The O & M Goal Bank with Data Sheets is designed to be a resource for Orientation and Mobility instructors to create appropriate goals for students, including those with multiple disabilities.
Informal Functional Hearing Evaluation (IFHE)

Informal Functional Hearing Evaluation (IFHE)

Overview of the Informal Functional Hearing Evaluation (IFHE), which is designed to help determine the impact of a potential hearing loss
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Multi-Sensory Approach to Literacy: Video Presentation

This series of video clips presents the importance of a multi-sensory approach to literacy for children who are blind or with multiple disabilities.
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The Impact of CVI on the Use of AAC

AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) often relies on vision and thus can pose problems for children with CVI (cortical visual impairment)
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Functional Literacy Self-Paced Tutorial

Online self-paced tutorial on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities
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A Curriculum for Multi-Sensory-Impaired Children

Free curriculum for learners with multi-sensory impairment (deafblind) with multiple disabilities
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Meet Liam: A video story of a 7-year-old who is deafblind

Video stories about 7-year-old boy who is deafblind and fully included in second grade.
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Just Books Read Aloud

Free website with videos of books being read aloud.
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Webcast: Strategies for Assessing and Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities

This video examines how learners at the sensorimotor level acquire information and progress through the learning stages.
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Texas Early Learning Pathways

Developmental milestones and related activities for young children birth to five years of age
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Video Stories: Deafblind Families Matter!

Video stories showing how to incorporate communication and literacy into the daily routines of young children who are deafblind
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Tactile Board Book: Off to the Park

Tactile board book for pre-braille readers and children with low vision
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Seasonal Tactile Book Ideas

These braille books with tactile illustrations can be used with children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities, for seasonal themes and holidays.
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I-M-ABLE: Individualized Meaning-Centered Approach to Braille Literacy Education

I-M-ABLE approach to teaching braille to students who have difficulty learning
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Earbuds for Students with Multiple Disabilities

Try these earbuds with an over-the-ear hook for students with multiple disabilities or others who don't like to wear regular earbuds or headphones.
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The Right to Write

Website with videos and resources to help expand the understanding of written expression for students with significant disabilities and deafblindness.
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Motor Activities Checklist to Encourage the Development of Pre-Braille Skills

This checklist looks the fine motor and tactile discrimination skills of children who are blind or visually impaired to help to determine their readiness for braille.
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Multi-Step Object Calendar System

5-minute video describing how to set up & use a calendar system as a pre-literacy tool for blind, visually impaired, deafblind, multiply disabled
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Make Your Own Sensory Space for Students with Multiple Disabilities

Make your own sensory learning space for students with multiple disabilities, CVI, and other significant challenges.

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