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'Social Skills'. In Foundations of Education: Instructional Strategies for Teaching Children and Youths with Visual Impairments (Cost) S. Sacks & 
R. Silberman
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Instructional Strategies book Report a problem!
Description: Chapter devoted to explaining modifications and techniques needed for teaching social skills to visually impaired students.
A Practical Guide for Teaching Self-Determination (Cost) S. Field Assessment, 
Self Determination
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: This guide provides educators information on how to assess a student's self-determination skills, tips on instructing skills and promoting student involvement. (Not VI Specific)
Aaron's Adventures in Employment N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Job Descriptions, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: Career Connect, the AFB job related website states, 'Meet Aaron, a forward-thinking, awesome teen determined to get a job. Have fun and learn how to navigate common obstacles as you go with him on his adventures in employment!'
Are Social Skills Teachable? A Review of the Literature J. Erin, 
K. Dignan & 
P.A. Brown
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Resources, 
Self-Awareness
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article reviews studies that have attempted to increase three types of social skills in blind and visually impaired individuals: assertiveness training, interactional skills, and skill in physical communication. Each study is described briefly, and the procedures and results are noted. Most of the studies reported increased social skills following intervention; however, many did not report empirical evidence of change. The articles also demonstrate and need for the follow-up and generalization of learned skills, as well as for the application of skills with preadolescent children. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 85(2) pp. 58-61.
Becoming Empowered Through Self-Determination Skills D. Sewell & 
J. Cleveland
Family Resources, 
Self Determination
Family Resources, 
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: An article written for parents in mind that explains what self-determination skills are and provides examples of how to help students accomplish those skills.
Career Connect N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
website Report a problem!
Description: This website contains tools to create a personal vocational profile, research job titles, tasks, related jobs. Matches can be made with blind mentors - database continually growing.
David Brown's Advice on Self-Determination Skills for Deaf/Blind Students N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Self Determination
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
website Report a problem!
Description: David Brown, a leader in the field of education of the deaf/blind, discusses what parents should know about self-determination and why collaboration is so important to the success of the student.
Do's and Don'ts For Teaching Social Skills O. Schoenberger Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Instructional Strategies, 
Self-Awareness
Word document Report a problem!
Description: List of suggestions for teachers to encourage students to participate in social interactions.
Dreams, Plans and Self-Determination C. Axelrod Deafblind, 
Self Determination
Choice and Decision Making, 
Goal Setting and Attainment
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article records an interview with two students with visual impairments that explain how self-determination skills have improved their level of independence.
Dress & Impress N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
video Report a problem!
Description: A video produced by AFB to give teens suggestions on how to dress in addition to presenting oneself professionally for job interviews.
Effects of Visual Impairment, Gender and Age on Self-determination (Cost) B. Robinson & 
L. Leiberman
Self Determination Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: 'Abstract: This survey of 54 students with visual impairments (aged 8?23 years) who participated in a one-week summer sports camp examined the opportunities they were given for self-determination at home, at school, with friends, for health care, and in physical education classes. The participants at all levels of visual impairment scored low in self-determination across all the domains, which indicates that they were given few opportunities for self-determined behaviors.'
Empowered An Activity Based Self-Determination Curriculum for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) J. Cleveland et. al. Self Determination Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Curricula, 
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership
book Report a problem!
Description: A curriculum for teaching students the core components of self-determination as it relates to being visually impaired.
FOCUSED On: Social Skills (Cost) Karen Wolffe & 
Sharon Zell Sacks (Eds.)
Assessment, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Adolescents, 
Curricula, 
Self-Awareness
book

video
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Description: Series of video and print materials for helping youngsters who are visually impaired develop essential social skills. They are clustered for different age groups.
Going To College: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Independent Living, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Career Education, 
College, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: This website has been developed to help high school students how have disabilities, learn about college life.
Loving Me: A Guide to Creating and Presenting Workshops on Self-Esteem (APH Quota) B. Brookshire Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Instructional Support, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: Written by an expert in the field of visual impairment and blindness, this guide gives professionals and families ideas and training tips on teaching those with visual impairments how to create a healthy self-esteem.
Preparing Youth to Exercise Self-Determination: Quality Indicators of School Environments . . . S. Field & 
A. Hoffman
Self Determination Role Models/Mentors for Students, 
Self-Awareness
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Abstract: "This article identifies quality indicators of educational programs that promote self-determination. The quality indicators are holistic in nature and address the self-determination of all members of the school community. Guidelines for using the quality indicators for program improvement are provided." (Not VI Specific)
Promoting Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities D. Test Self Determination Instructional Support website Report a problem!
Description: From the Perkins website, "This Power Point presentation is comprised of 46 slides and provides an introduction to self-determination, including information about a student-directed transition planning process, person centered planning, and the role of families. The presentation is also offered in an abbreviated format with 27 slides." (Not VI Specific)
Santa Clara County Social Skills Curriculum for Children with Visual Impairments B. J. McCallum & 
S. Sacks
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Curricula book Report a problem!
Description: The Social Skills Curriculum has been designed to assist teachers of the visually impaired, regular education teachers, related service personnel, and family members in designing social skills intervention strategies to assist students with visual impairments in developing social skills. Available from: B. J. McCallum, 1296 Mariposa Ave. San Jose, CA 95126
Self-Determination for Children and Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind S. Morgan, 
E. Bixlar, 

J. McNamara
Deafblind, 
Self Determination
Instructional Strategies, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This paper reviews self-determination, discusses how the skills can be instructed to those students with deaf-blindness and gives information to teachers about the delivery of teaching these skills.
Skills for Success: A Career Education Handbook for Children and Adolescents With Visual Impairments (Cost) K. Wolffe (Ed.) Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Curricula, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides activities for helping prepare the very young through teenage students with success in the workplace.
Take Charge: A Strategic Guide for Blind Job Seekers (Cost) R. Rabbi & 
D. Croft
Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Curricula, 
Goal Setting and Attainment
book Report a problem!
Description: This is a practical self-help guide based on the real-life experiences of bind job seekers.
Teen Scene: Portraits of Success Video (APH Quota) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Choice and Decision Making, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
video Report a problem!
Description: A great video with four teenagers with low vision sharing their thoughts about dating, school success, sports, careers and self-advocacy.
The College Ready Challenge for High School Students Who Are Visually Impaired N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
Transition/Future Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: From the website, 'Are you ready for college? Listen and play along as two high school students who are visually impaired compete to find out if they are 'college ready.' Find out a few differences between high school and college.'
Third Person and Prompt Dependency G. Rodriguez-Gill Deafblind, 
Self Determination
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: "This article offers reflections and an approach for dealing with the common set of issues stemming from a weakened self-identity in students with vision loss, including students who are deaf-blind."
What is Self-Determination? S. Field et al Self Determination Resources website Report a problem!
Description: This is an excellent one-page explanation of self-determination and the characteristics of one who possesses those skills. An excellent handout for parents and teachers.
What Social Skills Enhance Integration S. Sacks Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Self-Awareness
Word document Report a problem!
Description: List of things a person with a visual impairment can do to increase his accepted integration into society.
Who's Driving the Bus? J. Pinner Family Resources, 
Self Determination
Parent Resources, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Abstract: The author shares strategies parents can use to help their child have opportunities throughout their childhood to become self-determined adults, capable of driving their own bus.