Home | RECC |

Resources for the Expanded Core Curriculum
 

Domain Search Results:  102 items found

Try Another RECC Search

You Searched for Domain: MIVI

RECC Domain Results:  102 items found
Title Author Domain Category Media Problem?
50 Ways to Use a Lightbox M. Clyne MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Development of Vision, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Vision Efficiency Training
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This author provides ideas for ways to incorporate a light box into functional routines in order to ensure the student's skills are generalized beyond time with the TVI.
A Paraprofessional's Handbook for Working with Students Who Are Visually Impaired (Cost) C. Miller & 
N. Levack
MIVI, 
Professional Resources
Paraprofessional Support book Report a problem!
Description: This book defines the paraprofessional's unique role in providing educational programming to students with visual impairments.
A Standard Tactile Symbol System: Graphic Language for Individuals Who Are Blind and Unable to Learn Braille L. Hagood Deafblind, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Tactual Related
Word document Report a problem!
Description: Using a tactile system is explained for increasing students choice making, communication, expanding vocabulary and the understanding of concepts.
AbleData N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Adapted PE, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This website is devoted to providing objective information on all types of assistive technology for all types of people with disabilities.
Ablenet (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Communication, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This catalog provides technology solutions for all students with disabilities, includes hardware, software and teacher resources.
ACC Intervention N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Communication
website Report a problem!
Description: AAC Intervention is a website created by two speech and language pathologists who provide many useful tips about using augmentative communication and assistive technology. (Not VI specific)
Active Learning Forum/Group N/A MIVI Active Learning website Report a problem!
Description: The Active Learning Group is a Yahoo email group that is now moderated with Diane Montgomery, a teacher who has been practicing Active Learning for years.
Adapted World of a Special Child N/A Family Resources, 
MIVI
Active Learning, 
Cortical Visual Impairment, 
Play
website Report a problem!
Description: A website created by a parent of a child with multiple impairments including CVI. Ideas for play and instruction are given.
Adaptivation, Inc. (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Communication, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Manufacturer of hardware for the physically disabled including switches and communication devices. (Not VI Specific)
American Printing House for the Blind CVI Website N/A MIVI Cortical Visual Impairment website Report a problem!
Description: A plethora of information regarding the education of students with cortical visual impairment.
An Introduction to Dr. Lilli Nielsen's Active Learning S. Shaffer Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Active Learning article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The author, an early childhood specialist, explains Active Learning and provides recommendations for creating an Active Learning environment for a student.
Are You Blind? (Cost) L. Nielsen MIVI Active Learning book Report a problem!
Description: This book addresses teaching individuals with visual impairments and autism.
Attainment Company (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Professional Resources
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Functional Skills, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of products, including assistive technology, for those with mild to severe cognitive impairments. (Not VI specific)
Basic Skills for Community Living: A Curriculum for Students with Visual Impairments & Multiple Disabilities (Cost) N. Levack, 
S. Hauser, 
L. Newton & 
P. Stephenson
MIVI Curricula, 
Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Adventitiously Blind, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Resources, 
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners
book Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum is particularly designed for students who learn best within highly structured routines and who have great difficulty generalizing what they learn to new situations.
Basic Skills for Community Living:Activity Routines (Cost) P. Stephenson MIVI Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Routines, 
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners
book Report a problem!
Description: A companion book to Basic Skills for Community Living for the domestic, recreation/leisure, and vocational domains, including activity routine discrepancy analysis forms, preprinted with routine steps with permission to copy. Step by step activity routines are listed for the domestic, recreation/leisure, and vocational routines.
Beginning to Use An Object Calendar S. Shafer MIVI Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This is a great one-page flyer for team members that provide an introduction to using object calendars.
Better Together Building Relationships with People Who Have Visual Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorder (Cost) L. Hagood MIVI Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: Better Together provides a systematic scope and sequence of relationship-based goals and objectives, as well as examples of activities and strategies for teaching the objectives. Sample thematic units are presented that can be used by teachers to organize relationship-based instruction.
Beyond the Stares, a Personal Journal for Siblings of Children with Disabilities (Cost) T. Adolphson Family Resources, 
MIVI
Family Resources, 
Siblings
book Report a problem!
Description: A collection of stories written by children who have siblings who have visual impairments and multiple impairments.
Calendars for Students with Multiple Impairments Including Deafblindness . . .(Cost) R. Blaha Deafblind, 
MIVI
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Development-Communication, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance
book Report a problem!
Description: This book is written for students who need help understanding, structuring and organizing their time and activities.
Career Education For Applied Academics (Cost) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
MIVI
Choice and Decision Making, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: This booklet includes the philosophy, policies, and procedures for the career education program at TSBVI.
Child-Guided Strategies for Assessing Children Who Are Deaf-Blind or Have Multiple Disabilities (Cost) C. Nelson & 
J. van Dijk
Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies
video Report a problem!
Description: This interactive CD provides video clips of children with which the participant can perform assessments on and plan out intervention strategies. It also includes a bibliography of Van Dijk's literature.
Children with Disabilities, Seventh Edition (Batshaw, Children with Disabilities) Batshaw, 
Perret & 
Roisen
MIVI, 
Professional Resources
Professional Books book Report a problem!
Description: Children with Disabilities is a reference book written to provide individuals who care for children with developmental disabilities information about etiologies, treatments, and outcomes of many conditions.
Communication: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments (Cost) L. Hagood Deafblind, 
MIVI
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: This resource guide compiles communication teaching methods and strategies. It is intended as a general resource for students who are deafblind or visually and multiply impaired.
Compendium of Instruments for Assessing Skills & Interests of Individuals with VI & MD N/A Assessment, 
MIVI
Comprehensive Assessment Word document Report a problem!
Description: This compendium is to be used as a resource of tests that can be used for assessment purposes with visual and multi-impaired children.
Cortical Visual Impairment in Young Children (Cost) N/A MIVI Cortical Visual Impairment video Report a problem!
Description: This video shows different children with different levels of CVI and intervention strategies for those who instruct them.
Cortical Visual Impairment in Young Children with Multiple Disabilities M. T. Morse MIVI Cortical Visual Impairment article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The paper discusses terminology and probable causes of cortical visual impairment, normal visual development, and visual dysfunctioning. Also considered are educational implications for this population such as the importance of clarifying activity goals and utilizing persons, objects, and events that are intrinsically important and rewarding to the child. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness 84(5) pp. 200-203.  (May 1990)
Cortical Visual Impairment: An Overview of Current Knowledge Tanni L. Anthony MIVI Cortical Visual Impairment Word document Report a problem!
Description: A historical perspective is given regarding cortical visual impairment.
Cortical Visual Impairment:  Some Words of Caution M. T. Morse MIVI Cortical Visual Impairment article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: So the field does not become over confident about its knowledge of CVI, the author offers some reminders. CVI is a complex condition, all children with CVI do not exhibit similar behaviours, a single approach does not work for all children, and treatment is a dynamic process. RE:view.  31(1) pp. 21-26.
Creative Communication N/A MIVI Communication, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Support, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Creative Communication is a website created by Patti King-DeBaun, a certified speech language pathologist who specializes in early literacy instruction and communication for children with multiple disabilities. The website includes a catalog, tips, featured products, apps, and information about workshops. (Not VI specific)
Dancing Cheek to Cheek (Cost) N/A Family Resources, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Play
book Report a problem!
Description: For parents of infant children with visual impairments, this book discusses how one can encourage play and language.
Early Learning: A Step by Step (Cost) L. Nielsen Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Active Learning, 
Development, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This book reviews certain sequences of learning to help identify 'the next step' in development and to determine 'missing links' in sequences. Approaches and environmental adaptations that may facilitate learning are suggested.
Educational Approaches for Visually Impaired Children (Cost) L. Nielsen MIVI Active Learning book Report a problem!
Description: This book is a collection of the author's research outlining her approached to teaching infants and young children with visual impairments.
Essential Elements in Early Intervention: Visual Impairment and Multiple Disabilities, Second Edition (Cost) D. Chen Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Concept Development, 
Development, 
Development of Vision, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Routines
book Report a problem!
Description: A comprehensive resource from an early childhood specialist, this book provides a range of information on effective early intervention with young children who are visually impaired and have other disabilities.
Expansion of the Role of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments: Providing for Students Who Also Have Severe/Multiple Disabilities R. Silberman & 
S. Sacks
MIVI, 
Professional Resources
CEC website Report a problem!
Description: Position Paper from the Division on Visual Impairments of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) explaining the role of the TVI who instructs the MIVI student.
Feelin' Groovy: Functional Tactual Skills M. Smith & 
R. Toy
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Active Learning, 
Communication, 
Functional Skills
website Report a problem!
Description: This article provides an excellent overview of the importance of student agency when learning new information. The appropriate way to use hand-over-hand guidance and hand-under-hand guidance are discussed in an example about brushing teeth. The role of the TVI is also discussed in teaching tactual skills.
Functional Academic Curriculum for Exceptional Students (F.A.C.E.S.) N/A MIVI Curricula, 
Functional Math, 
Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Adventitiously Blind, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
kit Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum covers math, science, social studies, physical health and vocational skills (elementary to high school) for students with moderate to severe disabilities. (Not VI specific)
Functional Academics: A Curriculum for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) S. Hauser, 
N. Levack & 
L. Newton
MIVI Functional Braille, 
Functional Math, 
Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Adventitiously Blind, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum is designed for students in which a developmental or academic approach to learning is inappropriate.  It includes activities and teaching strategies.
Functional Skills Screening Inventory (FSSI) (Cost) H. Becker, 
S. Schur, 
M. Paoletti-Schelp & 
E. Hammer
Assessment, 
MIVI
Curricula, 
Functional Skills, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
website Report a problem!
Description: The FSSI assesses critical living and working skills in persons with moderate to severe impairments.
Hand-Over-Hand Guidance: What Lesson Do We Teach? A. Story Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies
Word document Report a problem!
Description: The teaching philosophy of hand-over-hand instruction strategies is challenged and discussed.
Handwriting Without Tears: Wet-Dry-Try Capital Letters & Numbers (Cost) N/A Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Instructional Support, 
Writing Skills
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website, "Goodbye to boring handwriting practice! With our Wet-Dry-Try App, your children can learn and practice correct formation habits for writing capital letters and numbers on our virtual Slate Chalkboard. (Not VI specific)
Imagining the Possibilities: Creative Approaches to Orientation and Mobility Instruction for Persons Who Are Visually Impaired (Cost) D. Fazzi & 
B. Petersmeyer
MIVI, 
O&M
Instructional Strategies, 
Orientation Systems
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides creative methods to teach various O&M techniques to persons who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities.  This books is a hands-on teaching resource for preservice and practicing O&M specialists.  It offers materials, samples, and creative teaching strategies that will help you effectively work with your students.
Impact of Sensory Integrative Dysfunction L. Ricketts MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Strategies, 
Motor Involvement, 
Play
website Report a problem!
Description: An Occupational Therapist from TSBVI explains sensory integration and problems that can manifest in the tactile, vestibular and proprioceptive systems.
Impact of Vision Loss on Motor Development (Cost) C. Strickling Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Motor Involvement, 
Positioning
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides information for occupational and physical therapists working with students with visual impairments.
Incorporating Active Learning Theory into Activity Routines K. Moss & 
S. Shafer
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Active Learning, 
Routines
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Abstract: "This article focuses on Phase IV and V of Lilli Nielsen's five educational phases of educational treatment outlined in her book, Are You Blind?, and how the Active Learning principles can be incorporated into activity routines."
Independent Living Activity Routines Companion (Cost) R. Loumiet & 
N. Levack
Independent Living, 
MIVI
Instructional Strategies, 
Routines
book Report a problem!
Description: This book is a companion book to Independent Living with scripted routines.
Infants and Toddlers with Visual Impairments V. Bishop Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Concept Development, 
Development, 
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication, 
Eye Conditions and Diseases
book Report a problem!
Description: This downloadable book written by a leading early childhood specialiist, provides a wealth of information for those working with visually impaired infants and toddlers.
INSITE Developmental Checklists (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
MIVI
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Professional Contacts
book Report a problem!
Description: INSITE provides 3 different types of developmental checklists to use according to age. Protocols can be used with children who have severe developmental delays and multiple impairments.
Intellitools (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of technology products for students needing a variety of assistance with learning. (Not VI specific)
Joseph's Coat: People Teaming in Transdisciplinary Ways M. Smith MIVI Teaming Word document Report a problem!
Description: The author, a leader in the area of teaching students with multiple impairments, discusses the importance of teaming among different service providers to better serve the student population.
Judy Lynn Software, Inc. (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Maker of switch software for use with students with special needs. (Not VI specific)
Let Me Check My Calendar R. Blaha & 
K. Moss
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Communication article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: An overview of anticipation and daily calendars used with students with deafblindness.
Let's Eat: Feeding a Child with a Visual Impairment (Cost) J. Brody & 
L. Webber
Family Resources, 
MIVI
Development, 
Instructional Strategies
book

video
Report a problem!
Description: Book and/or video for the instruction of appropriate eating skills for the young child with visual impairments.
Let's See: Vision Development Activities (APH Quota) N/A MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit is designed to develop visual skills in young visually impaired children including those who are multi-impaired.
LilliWorks Active Learning Foundation N/A Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Active Learning, 
Instructional Strategies
website Report a problem!
Description: The official North American website of Lilli Nielsen, selling her Active Learning products and providing tips and resources.
MagneTachers Magnetic Labels (APH Quota) N/A Independent Living, 
MIVI
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Solutions
kit Report a problem!
Description: From the catalog, 'MagneTachers are magnetic labels that attach to metal objects, are easily removable and reattachable. You can create labels in large print, braille and for the Sherlock Talking Label Identifier.'
Make It Routine R. Blaha & 
K. Moss
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Routines article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The authors, both deafblind specialists, discuss the importance of routines for those even with the most profound disabilities.
Making the Most of Early Communication (Cost)  P. H. Schacht & 
D. Chen
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Development-Communication
video Report a problem!
Description: Demonstration video of intervention practices to use with multi-impaired infants and toddlers to enhance communication.
Mayer-Johnson Co. (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Technology
Communication, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This company sells materials in promoting language with those who are speech and language impaired. Some items are symbol systems, PCS and materials for Boardmaker. (Not VI specific)
National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. (NORD) N/A MIVI Eye Conditions and Diseases website Report a problem!
Description: This site provides a searchable database containing information about rare disorders and conditions.
New Teacher Series: Getting Started with Activity Routines A. Rash & 
N. Toelle
MIVI Routines article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This is a quick, step by step process for creating activity routines for the MIVI student.
Non-Verbal Communication:  Cues, Signals and Symbols J. Durkel MIVI Communication, 
Routines
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Cues, signal and symbols are defined and discussed as how they can be used with children with multi-impairments.
Observations on the Habilitation of Children with Cortical Visual Impairment M. Groenveld, 
J. E. Jan & 
P. Leader
MIVI Cortical Visual Impairment article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article discusses the increasing incidence of cortical visual impairments, resulting from medical advancements making possible the survival of critically ill children with severe brain damage. Discussed are the prevalence of multiple handicaps, formation of visual concepts, foreground/background distinction, potential for mainstreaming, use of common objects, and color perception. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.  84(1) pp.11-15.
Orientation & Mobility/Community -Based Instruction Infusion Scope and Sequence Chart K. Moore MIVI, 
O&M
Instructional Strategies Word document Report a problem!
Description: This serves as a reference guide of scope and sequence O&M skills for lifeskill teachers to use when working with students out in the community.
Peabody Mobility Kit For Blind Students (Cost) R. Harley, 
T. Wood & 
J. Merbler
Assessment, 
MIVI, 
O&M
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit provides assessment and training for the blind multihandicapped child.
Perkins Activity and Resource Guide:A Handbook for Teachers and Parents of Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments (Cost) C. Cuchman, 
K. Heydt, 
S. Edwards, 
M.J. Clark & 
M. Allon
Family Resources, 
MIVI
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: These books are a resource for a range of professional, parents and other caregivers who work with children with visual and multiple impairments. Areas of instruction include daily living skills, functional academics and orientation and mobility.
PLAI: Promoting Learning Through Active Interaction: A Guide to Early Communication with Young Children Who Have Multiple Disabilities (Cost) M. Diane Klein, 
D. Chen & 
M. Haney
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Professional Books
book Report a problem!
Description: This program provides professionals with a step by step approach to intervening with infants with multiple impairments who do not have a functional communication system. It also provides handouts in English and Spanish. (Not VI specific).
Pre-Feeding Skills: A Comprehensive Resources for Mealtime Development S. Morris & 
M. Klein
Family Resources, 
MIVI
Development, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Intervention
book Report a problem!
Description: Two experts in the field discuss skills necessary for the development of feeding skills.
Project SALUTE N/A Deafblind, 
MIVI
Tactual Sensitivities website Report a problem!
Description: This website is a resource for tactile learning strategies for those children who are blind or visually impaired and/or have additional disabilities.
Reach Out and Teach: Meeting the Training Needs of Parents of Visually and Multiply Handicapped Young Children (Cost) K. Ferrell Family Resources, 
MIVI
Family Resources book Report a problem!
Description: Written to give parents the information they need to raise their children with visual or multiple impairments. It includes a training manual, slide presentation and workbook for parents.
Reading For Everyone:  Expanding Literacy Options C. Miller & 
A. Rash
Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI
Functional Braille, 
Grade 1 Braille
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The theory of teaching uncontracted braille to students with multiple impairments is discussed.
RJ Cooper, Inc. (Cost) N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Inservice for Teachers and Administrators, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Products, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: RJ Cooper sells assistive technology even for the most severely involved student (Not VI specific)
Routines M. Smith Deafblind, 
MIVI
Routines article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Routines for the multi-impaired are explained in simple terms.  A sample activity is also listed and discussed.
Routines: All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go (Cost) Outreach Program of TSBVI Deafblind, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Routines
video Report a problem!
Description: This video provides a useful introduction on how to use routines as a teaching strategy. It is helpful for VI teachers when asking teams to design activities.
School to Work: Developing Transition Portfolios for Students with Signficant Disabilities (Cost) W. Bridgeo, 
C. Gicklhorn & 
M. Zatta
Career Education and Transition, 
MIVI
Transition/Future Planning book Report a problem!
Description: 'School to Work is a manual that provides both a framework for developing meaningful vocation activities as well as a template from which to develop transition portfolios for adolescent age students with significant disabilities.'
Sensory Integration and Motor Control L. Ricketts MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Support, 
Motor Involvement
website Report a problem!
Description: The author, an OT from TSBVI discusses problem areas with sensory integration in three different areas.
Sensory Integration and Sensory Motor Activities L. Ricketts MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies
Word document Report a problem!
Description: An Occupational Therapist gives suggestions and lists activities for tactual stimulation.
Sensory Learning Kit (SLK) (APH Quota) M. Smith MIVI Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Concept Development, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Sensory Training
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit, designed for those students with significant disabilities, provides an extensive arrays of tools and toys to help students develop basic skills. It also includes a guidebook with assessment forms on a CD and a book of routines.
SET-BC Special Education Technology British Columbia N/A MIVI, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about assistive technology for students with visual impairments, physical disabilities and autism. It includes product demos and trainings.
Simplified Technologies by Linda Burkhart N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination, 
Technology
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication
website Report a problem!
Description: A leader in the field of assistive technology for many years, Linda Burkhart has written many how-to books on making switches, using devices as well as the educational theories behind switch use.  She also has some resources that discuss the integration of devices into a variety of classroom environments. (Not VI specific)
Space and Self (Cost) L. Nielsen Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Active Learning, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Concept Development
book Report a problem!
Description: This book addresses the use of Active Learning and 'The Little Room'.
Spatial Relations in Congenitally Blind Infants (Cost) L. Nielsen MIVI Active Learning, 
Concept Development
book Report a problem!
Description: This book is Dr. Nielsen's dissertation addressing if the environment or 'Little Room' can help spatial concept development with visually impaired infants.
STAGES Software Solutions for Special Needs (Cost) M. Pugliese Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: Guide for teachers of students with multiple disabilities in choosing educational software according to developmental and communication level.
Starting Points (Cost) D. Chen & 
J. Dote-Kwan
MIVI Instructional Strategies book Report a problem!
Description: Instructional practices for young children whose multiple disabilities include visual impairments.
Subject: Functionally Blind Marty Murrell MIVI, 
Professional Resources
Eligibility Word document Report a problem!
Description: Marty Murrell, TEA's former Vision Consultant, answers a teacher's question regarding the use of the term with MIVI students. (Texas Only)
Tactile Strategies for Children Who Have Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities: Promoting Communication and Learning Skills (Cost) D. Chen & 
J. E. Downing
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Cortical Visual Impairment, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Early Intervention, 
Routines, 
Tactual Related
book Report a problem!
Description: For teachers and parents to help promote growth, development, and communication of children with visual impairments and multiple disabilities to plan interventions.
Tactile Symbols, Directory to Tactile Symbols List Functional Academics and Basic Skills Dept., 
TSBVI
Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners Word document Report a problem!
Description: This is a directory listing of the tactile symbol system used at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired's Functional Academics/Basic Skills Department.
Tangible Symbol Systems: Symbolic Communication for Individuals w/ Multisensory Impairments (Cost) C. Rowland & 
P. Schweigert
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Communication book

video
Report a problem!
Description: This manual accompanies a videotape entitled, 'Tangible Symbol Systems.' It summarizes the techniques shown in the videotape, gives additional background and technical information, and supplies record keeping forms. Many individuals who are unable to communicate through conventional symbols such as speech or manual signs can learn to use tangible symbols, objects, or pictures that bear a concrete relationship to the visual or tactual properties of the entities that they represent.
Tap N See Now N/A Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Cortical Visual Impairment mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website: "Tap-n-See Now is the first app for iPad and iPhone created specifically for children with cortical visual impairment (CVI)! The simple cause and effect app will also appeal to children without CVI."
TAPS Teaching Age Appropriate Purposeful Skills: An Orientation and Mobility Curriculum (Cost) R. Pogrund, 
G. Healy, 
K. Jones, 
N. Levack, 
S. Martin-Curry, 
C. Martinez, 
J. Marz, 
B. Roberson-Smith & 
A. Vrba
Assessment, 
MIVI, 
O&M
Concept Development, 
Low Vision, 
Students with Low Vision, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training
book Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum is primarily intended for students ages 3 to 21 who are blind or who have low vision. It is appropriate for students who also have other disabilities and can be used in all settings. It includes a Screening instrument, Comprehensive Assessment and Ongoing Evaluation, functional mobility tasks, educational goals and objectives, and teaching strategies.
Tar Heel Reader N/A Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Accessible Books, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: A website that provides a collection of on-line, accessible books for students who are beginning to read. Books can be also written.
Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments - TSBVI Website N/A MIVI Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: Current and up-to date information and resources regarding instruction of those with vision and multiple impairments.
The Art and Science of Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Persons with Visual Impairments (Cost) W. H. Jacobson MIVI, 
O&M
Cane Travel, 
Concept Development, 
Family Resources, 
Sports/Games
book Report a problem!
Description: Chapters in Unit 1 cover environmental & spatial concepts. Unit 1 also covers walking without assistance using self-protection techniques. This section is for aspiring O&M instructors as well as classroom teachers of children with VI, sp. ed. & rehab. teachers, PTs, OTs, nurses and aids to these professionals. Unit 2 discusses how the O&M instructor teaches the student to use the cane in various familiar & unfamiliar indoor and outdoor settings.
The Comprehending Hand (Cost) L. Nielsen Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Active Learning, 
Development, 
Development of Vision, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This book reviews the importance of using the hands to grasp and explore and how parents and teachers can enhance this skill with visually impaired children.
Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids N/A Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure
Games, 
Play, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: From the website, "we have published the annual Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, an easy-to-use resource featuring specially selected toys that encourage play for children with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities.:
Travel Tales: A Mobility Storybook (Cost) J. Hapern-Gold, 
R. Adler & 
S. Faust-Jones
MIVI, 
O&M
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: This is a book of short stories featuring Elliot, a blind boy. Each story includes some type of mobility techniques. Each chapter has games, songs and worksheets.
Understanding the Complexity of Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment (C/CVI) L. Halvarinen, 
et. al.
MIVI, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Cortical Visual Impairment Word document Report a problem!
Description: This article, written by many leaders in the area of CVI, gives a broad explanation to the understand and dealings with students with CVI and the complexity of the diagnosis.
Vineland II: Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
MIVI
Comprehensive Assessment, 
Program Planning
kit Report a problem!
Description: Assessment tool used with young multi-impaired children. (Not VI Specific)
Visual Stimulation: A Personal Reflection on Its Role and Benefit M. Smith MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: A veteran professional shares her thoughts on vision stimulation and its importance with young children with multiple impairments.
We Can Do It Together!  Mobility for Students with Multiple Impairments (Cost) N/A Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
O&M
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Teaming
video Report a problem!
Description: This video illustrates a team approach to teaching O&M to students with multiple impairments.
What Can Baby See?: Vision Tests & Intervention Strategies for Infants with Multiple Disabilities (Cost) D. Chen Assessment, 
MIVI
Functional Vision Evaluation video Report a problem!
Description: A discussion of the functional vision tests used by early interventionists in testing the vision of infants and toddlers with multiple impairments.
Widgit (Writing With Symbols) Software (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Technology
Communication, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This software, Writing with Symbols, provides pictures and a word processor for those who have trouble using text only.
wonderbaby.org N/A Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI
Development, 
Early Intervention, 
Intervention, 
Parent Resources, 
Play, 
Programming
website Report a problem!
Description: This website, created by parents of a young visually impaired child, brings insight and tips for those living and raising infants and children with visual disabilities as well as those with multiple disabilities.