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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.
An Introduction to Dr. Lilli Nielsen's Active Learning S. Shaffer Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
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.
Beyond Arm's Reach: Enhancing Distance Vision (Cost) A. Smith & 
L. O'Donnell
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Curricula, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Vision Efficiency Skills
book Report a problem!
Description: The program provides sequential lessons from which the child can build a visual foundation and then solidify skills commensurate with his or her visual potential. Throughout the program, the child is assisted toward gradually becoming more proficient in identifying and using visual cues, from simple form discrimination to more complex visual skills such as distance and depth cues.
Communication Skills for Visually Impaired Learners:  Braille, Print and Listening Skills for Students Who Are Visually Impaired (Cost) R. K. Harley, 
M. B. Truan & 
L. D. Sanford
Compensatory/Access, 
Sensory Efficiency
Auditory Skills, 
Beginning Reading, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Support
book Report a problem!
Description: This book is designed to provide a foundation for a better understanding of the teaching of communication skills to children, youth, and adults with visual impairments. 
Everyday Activities to Promote Visual Efficiency: A Handbook for Working with Young Children with Visual Impairments (Cost) R. Shaw & 
E. Trief
Sensory Efficiency Early Intervention, 
Family Resources, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training
book Report a problem!
Description: This book discusses the importance of early intervention and provides activities to encourage visual efficiency. It is broken up into age groups ranging from birth to 3 years old. It is for anyone working with this young population.
Experience Stories for Functionally Blind Pre-readers M. Smith Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Beginning Reading, 
Pre-Braille, 
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This article provides suggestions for making experience stories and the beginnings of using tactile symbols for meaning.
Feelin' Groovy: Functional Tactual Skills M. Smith & 
R. Toy
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
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 Auditory Performance Indicators (FAPI) N/A Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Sensory Efficiency
Hearing Related Word document Report a problem!
Description: The Functional Auditory Performance Indicators (FAPI) assesses the functional auditory skills of children with hearing loss. It can be used by parents, therapists, early interventionists, and teachers. The profile lists auditory skills in an integrated hierarchical order. There are seven categories.
Functional Vision: Learning to Look and See (Cost) N/A Family Resources, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Strategies, 
Vision Efficiency Training
video Report a problem!
Description: Videos which provide actual examples of parents and teachers enhancing young children's ability to use their functional vision. Also available in Spanish.
Ideas for Sorting Activities D. Sewell & 
S. Shaffer
Early Childhood, 
Sensory Efficiency
Concept Development, 
Tactual Sensitivities
Word document Report a problem!
Description: Simple activities are explained for using real objects for sorting activities with children.
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 snesory integration and problems that can manifest in the tactile, vestibular and proprioceptive systems.
Individual Sensory Learning Profile T. Anthony Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactual Sensitivities
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This profile is used to establish how a child is using his senses to learn about his environment.
Infants and Toddlers with Visual Impairments V. Bishop Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
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.
ISAVE (Individualized Systematic Assessment of Visual Efficiency) (APH Quota) B. Langley Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
kit Report a problem!
Description: This functional vision assessment kit is used with all levels and ages of students with visual and multiple disabilities.
Issues Regarding the Assessment of Vision Loss in Regard to Sign Language & Fingerspelling . . . R. Blaha & 
B. Carlson
Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Sensory Efficiency
Functional Vision Evaluation article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The authors of this article discuss areas of consideration before, during and after performing a functional vision assessment for a student with deafblindness. Modifications and adaptations are also discussed.
Learning Ally N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Audio Books
website Report a problem!
Description: This national library provides free downloadable books. Textbooks are available for Texas students.
Learning Media Assessment for Students with Visual Impairments A Resource Guide for Teachers (Cost) A. J. Koenig & 
M. K. Holbrook
Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Dual Media, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Writing Skills
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides a conceptual framework and structured guidelines to follow in the decision making process for selecting the appropriate literacy media for students with visual impairments.  A number of checklists and forms are provided to take the assessor through the steps of this process.
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.
Low Vision: A Resource Guide with Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) N. Levack Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Eye Conditions and Diseases, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Low Vision
website Report a problem!
Description: This book provides guidelines for assessing a student's visual functioning and implementing programming that will enhance students' visual functioning. It also serves as a reference guide for information related to low vision. Specific directions are given for conducting a functional vision evaluation and a comprehensive evaluation tool is provided.
Move, Touch, Do (APH Quota) W. Drezek Early Childhood, 
Sensory Efficiency
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Support, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
book Report a problem!
Description: Written for the first year PPCD Teacher and/or TVI, this curriculum gradually trains the new teacher to incorporate more and more complex planning, transdisciplinary, language and visual training elements over the course of the units. It's prepackaged with planning assessment, daily lesson plans, pictures and weekly parent newsletters.
New Teacher Series: Getting Started with Activity Routines A. Rash & 
N. Toelle
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Routines article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This is a quick, step by step process for creating activity routines for the MIVI student.
Object Books M. Smith, 
S. Shaffer & 
D. Sewell
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Pre-Braille, 
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This document defines the object book and provides examples of how and when to have a student create one.
Oregon Project for VI and Blind Preschool Children, Skills Inventory & Curriculum, 5th Ed. (Cost) D. Brown, 
V. Simmons, 
J. Methvin, 
S. Anderson, 
S. Boigon & 
K. Davis
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Choice and Decision Making, 
Concept Development, 
Curricula, 
Self-Awareness, 
Vision Efficiency Skills
book Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum focuses on teaching preschoolers with visual and multiple impairments and parent-teacher partnerships.
Picture Maker: Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Concept Development, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps
kit Report a problem!
Description: This multipurpose tactual board is used for lessons in mapping, charting and art.
Preschool Vision Stimulation: It's More Than A Flashlight! (Cost) L. Harrell & 
N. Akeson
Sensory Efficiency Development of Vision, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Vision Efficiency Training
book Report a problem!
Description: This book gives tips and techniques for teachers working with preschool aged children in the development of vision efficiency skills and vision stimulation.
Program to Develop Efficiency in Visual Functioning (APH Quota) N.C. Barraga & 
J. E. Morris
Assessment, 
Sensory Efficiency
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training
kit Report a problem!
Description: These materials help train students to use their vision more efficiently. The Diagnostic Assessment Procedure Kit identifies specific training needs and The Design for Instruction Kit contains lessons for vision training. For children 3 and older.
Project SALUTE N/A Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
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.
SAL2 - Speech Assisted Learning (Cost) S. Mangold Compensatory/Access, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps, 
Tactual Sensitivities
kit Report a problem!
Description: An interactive learning device which enables students to use worksheets on a computerized platform the TTT (Talking Tactual Tablet) to learn and practice braille and tactual skills.
Sensory Efficiency Productions from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH Quota) N/A Sensory Efficiency Sensory Training website Report a problem!
Description: APH produces products specifically for those with visual impairments and the instruction thereof.
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 Family Resources, 
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 Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Concept Development, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Sensory Training
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit, designed for those students with the most significant disabilities provides an extensive arrays of tools and toys to help students develop the most basic of skills. It also includes a guidebook with assessment forms on a CD and a book of routines.
SKI-HI Institute (Cost) N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Development, 
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Sensory Training, 
Vision Efficiency Training
website Report a problem!
Description: SKI-HI produces materials for those who serve deaf, blind, and deafblind infants and young children. Their catalog has an array of videos, books, activity sheets and parent information.
Snoezelen Multisensory Environment (Cost) N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction
Active Learning, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Auditory Skills, 
Communication, 
Cortical Visual Impairment, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Early Intervention, 
Games, 
Motor Involvement, 
Music, 
Play, 
Positioning, 
Routines, 
Self-Awareness, 
Sensory Training, 
Tactual Related, 
Tactual Sensitivities, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: Snoezelen rooms or equipment uses the blend of sights, sounds, textures, aromas, and motion to provide stimulation of the primary sensory systems and may be modified to meet each student's sensory or visual needs.
Starting Points (Cost) D. Chen & 
J. Dote-Kwan
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Strategies book Report a problem!
Description: Instructional practices for young children whose multiple disabilities include visual impairments.
Tactile Graphic Products from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency
Tactile Graphics website Report a problem!
Description: Vendor of tactile graphics products and supplies for instructing the visually impaired.
Tactile Symbols, Directory to Tactile Symbols List Functional Academics and Basic Skills Dept., 
TSBVI
Compensatory/Access, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners Word document Report a problem!
Description: The directory listing of the tactile symbol system used at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired's FA/BC Department.
Tactile Vision Inc. (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Math, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps, 
Tactual Related
website Report a problem!
Description: Producer of raised print products, tactile graphics and braille.
Tactual Discrimination Worksheets (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Sensory Efficiency
Tactual Sensitivities kit Report a problem!
Description: These worksheets come in four sections to increase discrimination skills.
TADPOLE Kit: Tools & Activities for the Development of Visual Skills (APH Quota) N/A Assessment, 
Sensory Efficiency
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
kit Report a problem!
Description: From the APH website, "TADPOLE is a set of standardized tools that helps practitioners perform functional vision evaluations or visual skills development activities. It is similar to APH's Tools for Assessment and Development of Visual Skills (ToAD) kit, but is geared for younger learners (0-2). TADPOLE is a natural precursor to APH's ToAD Program."
Tangible Graphs (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Strategies kit Report a problem!
Description: Kit for the instruction of tactile graphics reading. This product includes an assessment of a student's ability to read a tactile graph.
Tap N See Zoo N/A Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Cortical Visual Impairment mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website: "Tap-n-See Zoo 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."
Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments: A Resource Guide (Cost) M. Smith & 
N. Levack
Sensory Efficiency Anatomy, 
Education the General Public
website Report a problem!
Description: This book offers best practices for VI certified teachers serving students with visual and multiple impairments.
Teaching Students with Visual Impairments: Sensory Efficiency N/A Sensory Efficiency Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
website Report a problem!
Description: The Sensory Efficiency section of this website provides a comprehensive overview of sensory efficiency skills. Skills are broken down into Encourage Use of Vision, Use of Low Vision Devices, Deaf-blind, Listening and Auditory, and Sensory Input.
Technology Manufacturer's Links N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Producing Nemeth Code, 
Products, 
Resources, 
Tactile Graphics
website Report a problem!
Description: Links to major manufacturers of technology for the visually impaired consumer.
TEKS for Listening Skills N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Development Word document Report a problem!
Description: A compiled list of TEKS that are related to listening skill development. Great to use when creating IEPS. (Texas specific)
Telesensory (Cost) N/A Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions
website Report a problem!
Description: Telesensory makes products for visually impaired consumers to help increase independence. Products include CCTVs, scanners and hand-held devices.
The INSITE Model: Resources for Family-Centered Intervention for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers Who Are Visually Impaired (Cost) E. C. Morgan Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Early Intervention, 
Hearing Related, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: The INSITE model was developed to facilitate the provision of services to multihandicapped, sensory-impaired children in their homes. In this model, parents are the primary facilitators of development. Early intervention is stressed and home is considered the most appropriate setting for intervention. Psychological and emotional support for family members is part of the intervention.
The Mangold Developmental Program of Tactile Perception and Braille Letter Recognition (Cost) S. Mangold Compensatory/Access, 
Sensory Efficiency
Beginning Reading, 
Pre-Braille, 
Tactual Sensitivities
kit Report a problem!
Description: The program is designed to promote efficient two-handed braille reading and decrease undesirable scrubbing and back-tracking behaviors, as well as errors in braille letter recognition.  It is also available in electronic version to be used on the Tactual Talking Tablet (TTT) or SAL2.
Vision Efficiency. Foundations of Education: Instructional Strategies for Teaching Children and Youths with Visual Impairments (Cost) A. Corn, 
L. DePriest & 
J. Erin
Sensory Efficiency Instructional Strategies, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
book Report a problem!
Description: This chapter thoroughly discusses visual efficiency skills, tools used to increase visual efficiency and instructional strategies.
Visual Gaze Behaviors:  Considerations in Working With Visually Impaired Multiply Handicapped Children M. Morse MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Development of Vision, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article reviews normal visual development and the role of visual gaze behaviors in attention and social interaction, discusses how the information applies to many multiply handicapped visually impaired children, and describes ways of incorporating this information into assessment and programming. RE:view. 23(1) pp. 5-15.
Visual Impairment In The School R. Harley, 
et al.
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Instructional Support Word document Report a problem!
Description: This book is provides an explanation of eye anatomy, eye conditions and how specific conditions affect a child's education.
Visual Stimulation: A Personal Reflection on Its Role and Benefit M. Smith Early Childhood, 
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.
Vtech Electronics (Cost) N/A Early Childhood, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Toys website Report a problem!
Description: Creator of toys, typically electronic, that can be used with visually impaired children for various sensory stimulations.