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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 Teacher's Guide to the Special Educational Needs of Blind and Visually Handicapped Children (Cost) Sally Mangold Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Concept Development, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Sexuality, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts
book Report a problem!
Description: Designed for students who are between the ages of 6 and 22 who have visual impairments combined with other disabilities, such as hearing impairments or dual sensory impairments and/or severe developmental delays.
American Printing House for the Blind Instructional Products Catalog & Parts Catalog (APH Quota) N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Products website Report a problem!
Description: APH is the premiere vendor of materials used for instructing visually impaired students.(Many items available free of charge to local school districts through Texas quota funds.)
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.
Assessment Kit: Kit of Informal Tools for Academic Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) D. Sewell (Ed.)  Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Career Education, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Itinerant Issues, 
Job Descriptions, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Nemeth, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Resources, 
Scheduling, 
Self-Awareness, 
Sports/Games, 
Student Data, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts, 
Writing Skills
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit brings together informal checklists, suggestions for format; assessment materials that you may want to buy, informal reading inventories, and assessments of compensatory skill areas.
Attainment Company (Cost) N/A Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Functional Math, 
Functional Skills, 
Products, 
Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts
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 VI & Multiple Disabilities (Cost) N. Levack, 
S. Hauser, 
L. Newton & 
P. Stephenson
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
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 Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
Social Interaction
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.
Beyond Ms. Manners' Preferences: Improving Social Behavior Patterns N/A Family Resources, 
Social Interaction
Instructional Strategies   Report a problem!
Description: This information, presented in a poster-session, provides good tips for helping visually impaired students improve their social skills.
Blind Children's Center Publications (Cost) N/A Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Eye Conditions and Diseases, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Resources
website Report a problem!
Description: This organization provides information and publications for parents and teachers of children with visual impairments.
Braille DateBook (APH Quota) N/A Independent Living, 
Social Interaction
Instructional Aids/Materials book Report a problem!
Description: This planner/organizer comes with braille paper, tabbled calendar pages, blank tabs and a stylus.
Can Do! Series (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction
Concept Development, 
Early Intervention, 
Low Vision, 
Tactual Sensitivities
video Report a problem!
Description: This is a series of 11 DVDs for those working with young children with visual impairments. It is also parent friendly.
Communication: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments (Cost) L. Hagood Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
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.
DARS - Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Division of Blind Services N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Instructional Support, 
Professional Resources, 
Vocational Education Training
website Report a problem!
Description: DARS provides in home and family support to consumers who qualify as legally blind. (TX Residents Only)
Development of Social Skills by Blind and Visually Impaired Students: Exploratory Studies and Strategies (Cost)   S.Z. Sacks, 
L.S. Kekelis & 
R.J. Gaylord-Ross (Eds.)
Social Interaction Instructional Strategies book Report a problem!
Description: This book aims to link basic theoretical constructs of social development to the unique process that blind and visually impaired children undergo to learn and maintain social skills.
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.
EVALS: Evaluating Visually Impaired Students (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Support, 
Program Planning, 
Signature Writing, 
Student Data, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Vocational Education Training, 
Writing Skills
kit Report a problem!
Description: 'Evaluation of students with VI is a complex, multi-faceted process of gathering info. using appropriate tools & techniques. Informal evaluation should be considered an essential supplement to the use of formal measures and published instruments. In order to determine curricular focus and plan effective instructional programming for students, the staff must know a student's levels of functioning in all areas of academic and unique need.'
Exceptional Teaching Aids (Cost) N/A Arts, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a catalog of products specifically for teaching the visually impaired.
FOCUSED On: Social Skills (Cost) Karen Wolffe & 
Sharon Zell Sacks (Eds.)
Assessment, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Adolescents, 
Curricula, 
Self-Awareness
book

video
Report a problem!
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.
Fred's Head Blog N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides tips, tutorials, articles, and information for those who are visually impaired and those who work with them.
From IEP to Teaching Strategies. . . How Do We Get There? (especially when teaching social and recreational skills) (Cost) V. Perwein & 
N. Levack
Recreation and Leisure, 
Social Interaction
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: This booklet can serve as a basis for in-service, especially when using the Independent Living Curriculum to teach from. Areas of concentration are developing IEPs for social skills and recreation and leisure skills.
Functional Academic Curriculum for Exceptional Students (F.A.C.E.S.) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
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
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Science, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
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.
Hadley School for the Blind N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Braille Literacy for the Sighted, 
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Learning Nemeth Code, 
Libraries, 
Resources, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: Tuition free correspondent courses available to students, family members, etc. for instruction in areas specific to visual impairments, including parents, early childhood, and assistive technology.
How to Thrive, Not Just Survive: A Guide to Developing Independent Life Skills . . . (Cost) R. M. Swallow & 
K. M. Huebner (Eds.)
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides guidelines and strategies for helping blind and visually impaired children to develop, acquire and apply skills that are necessary for independence in socialization, orientation and mobility, and leisure time and recreational activities.
Independent Living: A Curriculum with Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) R. Loumiet & 
N. Levack
Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Adapted PE, 
Adolescents, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Curricula, 
Elementary
book Report a problem!
Description: A curriculum used for assessment, teaching and evaluating students in these areas: social skills, self care and leisure skills. It is designed for students from school age to adulthood who will live independently or with minimal assistance.
Iowa Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) Resource Guide K. Blankenship, 
et. al.
Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Auditory Skills, 
Documenting Progress, 
Eligibility, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
IEP, 
IEP Prep, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Program Planning, 
Student Data, 
Student Observation
Word document Report a problem!
Description: An incredibly thorough tool written for TVIs and COMS to help instruct, assess, plan and evaluate in all areas of the ECC.
It Takes a Team to Teach Independent Living Skills E. Lavigne & 
K. Moss
Family Resources, 
Social Interaction
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
  Report a problem!
Description: Two experts in the field discuss strategies for including family members and school team members in the teaching of ILS.
JVIB (Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness) Subject Index for Articles (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support website Report a problem!
Description: This is a current list of articles available for download, indexed by subject area.
Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children (Essays in Developmental Psychology) M. Perez-Pereira & 
G. Conti-Ramsden
Early Childhood, 
Social Interaction
Development-Communication book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides an up-to-date account of blind children's developing communicative abilities with particular emphasis on social cognition and language acquisition from infancy to early school age. It purports to foster dialogue between those interested in the study of typically developing children and those interested in the development of children who are blind and to provide insights and new explanations of why the development of blind children may differ from that of sighted children
Loving Me: A Guide to Creating and Presenting Workshops on Self-Esteem (APH Quota) B. Brookshire Professional Resources, 
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.
Low Vision Gateway N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Accessible Books, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Low Vision Specialists, 
Technology, 
Transition/Future Planning, 
Transportation, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
website Report a problem!
Description: This site offers information about low vision and the many aspects of having low vision. It is for parents, family members and educators.
Perceptions of the Impact of Visual Impairment on the Lives of Adolescents L. P. Rosenblum Social Interaction Adolescents article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Abstract: This article reports on a study of 10 adolescents with visual impairments and their best friends. It found that each adolescent had a unique perspective on the impact of visual impairment on family, school, and peer relationships but that all valued their friendships. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 94(7), 434-445, July, 2000.
Perkins School for the Blind - Products (Cost) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Braille Writing, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Producer of various types of instructional aids and resources for families and professionals.
Play Behaviors and Social Interactions of a Child Who Is Blind: In Theory and Practice M. Celeste Early Childhood, 
Social Interaction
Play article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: "This case study describes the play behaviors and social interactions of a preschool-age girl who is blind and has no additional disabilities. The dat obtained from the assessment protocol indicated that although the participant was developmentally at or above age level in most domains, she demonstrated limited play behaviors and compromised social interactions. The results reinforce the variability of social competence skills in young children with visual impairments."
Promoting Acceptance of Children with Disabilities From Tolerance to Inclusion (Cost) P. A. MacCuspie Social Interaction Instructional Strategies, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: This book studies the social lives of children with visual impairments in public schools and uncovers many of the obstacles to social integration. ISBN: 0968038808
Psychosocial Adjustment and the Meaning of Social Support for Visually Impaired Adolescents S. Kef Social Interaction Adolescents article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Abstract: The phonological-awareness skills of 19 New Zealand children who are blind and were using braille as their reading medium were compared to those of a reading- age-matched control group of sighted children who were three years younger. Children who had difficulty reading braille were delayed in their development of phonological awareness, demonstrating strengths and weaknesses that were similar to those of the younger sighted children. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 96(1), 22-37,Jan. 2002
Publications available from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Curricula, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of books, curricula and kits for professionals who serve students with visual impairments and those with additional disabilities.
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
Sexuality Education for Children with Visual Impairments J. Davies Family Resources, 
Social Interaction
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Sexuality
book Report a problem!
Description: General overview of how visual impairment effects the development and physical aspects of sexuality in children.
Sexuality Education for Children with Visual Impairments: A Parents' Guide J. Davies Family Resources, 
Social Interaction
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Sexuality
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Excellent resource for parents of visually impaired children and how they can educate their children about sexuality at all ages of development.
Short-Term Program Classes at Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Low Vision Device Training, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts
website Report a problem!
Description: TSBVI offers one week courses during the regular school term for intensive training in specific areas of a student's IEP. Some programs are specific to a particular subject and some programs are specific to having a visual impairment.(Texas students only)
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.
Social and Emotional Aspects of Albinism J. Waugh Family Resources, 
Social Interaction
Family Resources, 
Parent Resources
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The authors exlores four areas that influence the social world of children with albinism.
Social Interaction Skill Products at The American Printing House for the Blind (Cost) N/A Social Interaction Instructional Aids/Materials website Report a problem!
Description: Products designed specifically for the visually impaired
Social Skills for Children and Youth with Visual Impairments N/A Social Interaction Instructional Strategies website Report a problem!
Description: Tom Miller from the Perkins School for the Blind delivers a webcast discussing the areas of concern for children with visual impairments and the development of social skills. Intervention strategies are given.
Social/Sex Education for Children and Youth with Visual Impairments T. Miller Social Interaction Instructional Strategies, 
Sexuality
Word document Report a problem!
Description: The author, a long time instructor of visually impaired and deafblind students, gives a outline of a curriculum and techniques for instructing sex education to students with visual impairments.
Summer Programs Available at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired N/A Arts, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Adapted PE, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Arts and Crafts, 
Camp, 
Cane Travel, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Functional Skills, 
Games, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Recreation, 
Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Transition/Future Planning, 
Vocational Education Training
website Report a problem!
Description: TSBVI offers summer programs that provide students with instruction in all areas of the ECC.  (Texas students only)
SWEAT - Summer Work Experience in Austin Texas N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Family Resources, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Activities for High School Students, 
Parent Resources, 
Vocational Education Training
website Report a problem!
Description: TSBVI provides job related opportunities for students from 14-21 to take part in during the summer months in Austin, Texas.  (Texas students only)
Teaching a Blind Child How to 'Read' Body Language J. Stitely Family Resources, 
O&M, 
Social Interaction
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Instructional Strategies
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Written by a professional who is blind, this article provides helpful hints on what to teach to students to make them become more aware of body language and the unspoken messages that we all encounter every day.
Teaching Visually Impaired Children. 2nd Edition (Cost) V. E. Bishop Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction
General Information, 
Instructional Support, 
Program Planning
book Report a problem!
Description: This book is a comprehensive resource for the classroom teacher who is working with a visually impaired child as well as a systematic overview of education for the specialist in visual disabilities.
Teen Scene: Portraits of Success Video (APH Quota) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
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.
Teens' Voices - Family Connect N/A Family Resources, 
O&M, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Parent Resources, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
website Report a problem!
Description: From the website, "Teenagers who are blind or visually impaired talk about sports and recreation, orientation and mobility, and what becoming more independent has meant to them. In these audio interviews, students and their parents speak frankly about what has helped them get the most out of school, and feel most confident about the future. Hear their thoughts on helpful technology, adaptations for sports, advocating for themselves, and more. Parents weigh in, as well."
Texas SenseAbilities Newsletter and See/Hear Archives N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Support, 
Resources
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Publication for instuctors and families of visually impaired children including those with deafblindness and multiple disabilities. It contains current and relevant information for various topics from school to community to home. (Downloadable)
The Bookstore at the American Foundation for the Blind (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Professional Books
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides AFB's most current on-line catalog.
The Carolina Curriculum for Handicapped Infants and Infants at Risk (Cost) N. Martin-Johnson, 
et al.
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
Social Interaction
Curricula, 
Development, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: Curriculum designed for infants who may be at risk of some sort of delay in reaching developmental milestones (for ages birth to 3).
The Carolina Curriculum for Preschoolers with Special Needs (Cost) N. Martin-Johnson, 
et al.
Assessment, 
Early Childhood, 
Social Interaction
Curricula, 
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: Curriculum designed for toddlers who may be at risk of developmental delay (for ages 3 to 5).
The Development of Social Understanding in Children with Visual Impairments L. M. McAlpine & 
C.L. Moore
Social Interaction Concept Development article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article reports on the performance of 16 visually impaired children, aged 4 to 12, on tasks designed to assess their understanding of false belief, a central aspect of social understanding. The study found that the development of understanding of another's false belief is delayed in children with severe visual impairments and that the degree of vision loss seems to be a key variable in that development. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 89(4), 349-358. (July/August 1995)
The VI (Visually Impaired) Student College Survival Guide J. Strechay Career Education and Transition, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
College, 
Self-Awareness
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Description: A very informative Power Point Presentation that breaks down the different skill areas that a student must work on or be accomplished in in order to survival in college.
VI Tech Share- To Help Share Technology Devices and Web Links Blog Created by Vision Teachers in Rural West TX Arts, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Accessible Books, 
Active Learning, 
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Arts and Crafts, 
Audio Books, 
Basic Information, 
Beginning Reading, 
Caseload Analysis, 
Cortical Visual Impairment, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Early Intervention, 
Elementary, 
Emergent Literacy Skills, 
Eye Anatomy and Function, 
Eye Conditions and Diseases, 
Family Resources, 
Games, 
General Information, 
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
IEP, 
IEP Prep, 
Inservice for Teachers and Administrators, 
Instructional Planning, 
Music, 
Parent Resources, 
Play, 
Positioning, 
Recreational Reading, 
Syndromes/Diseases, 
Tactual Related, 
Tactual Sensitivities, 
Technology, 
Toys, 
Training and Tutorials
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Description: Resources for Babies;Resources for Literacy; Curriculum for Alternative Teaching;Tactual Books;CVI;VI Resources; Resources for VI Teachers; Goals and Objectives;Helpful sites about Eyes;Home made toy resources and play; Visual Perception;AT;Switch Use;Math;Social Stories;Link Share;Books - digital,CDs,audible;Adapted Books;Screen Readers;Text Readers;Games/Movies;word prediction software;Braille;O & M;Modules/Webcasts for VI Trainings.
What Can Families Do at Home to Reinforce Social Skills? S. Sacks Family Resources, 
Social Interaction
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Description: A short article (and audio interview) by a leading author in the field of visual impairments regarding what families can do to help children with visual impairments have appropriate social skills.
What Social Skills Enhance Integration S. Sacks Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Self-Awareness
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Description: List of things a person with a visual impairment can do to increase his accepted integration into society.