Strategies to engage learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Visual Impairment (ASDVI) in meaningful literacy activities
Includes ideas for object and tactile symbols, calendar systems, and the development oral language skills
Includes integrated and cross-curricular activities, theme-based learning and lessons aligned with the Common Core
Ideas for babies, infants, and toddlers, basic concepts, circle time, reading readiness and pre-braille
Includes career education and jobs, cooking, games, independent living, self-determination and self-advocacy, and social skills
Learn what an experience book is and how to create one with children with visual impairments, deafblindness or multiple disabilities.
Tips for parents, grandparents and other family members to help children with visual impairments to develop literacy skills at home and in the community
Special projects for Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, as well as Back to School, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, 4th of July
Tips and strategies to promote successful inclusion of students with visual impairments and deafblindness in mainstream general education settings
Students with visual impairments and deafblindness need specific instruction to develop listening skills. Also includes tips for adults reading aloud to children who are blind or visually impaired.
Guidelines to promote visual efficiency in students with low vision, including the use of magnification
Ideas to incorporate literacy into science lessons and activities
Find out what a storybox is, how to create one, and some ideas for making story boxes for specific books.
Includes ideas for fine motor skills, tactile discrimination, tactile books, tactile graphics, arts & crafts, and braille drawing
Includes assessment, documentation, IEP goals and process, teacher training & professional development, APH materials, and making the transition to UEB
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