The primary purpose of this iBook is to provide parents with key information about Cortical Visual Impairment (also known as Cerebral Visual Impairment or CVI).
Many parents think that language needs to be taught by a professional teacher in a formal, structured setting. In fact, language learning can take place every moment of every day, and you can be your child’s most valuable language teacher. This book is a small sample of the many ways you can help to develop your child’s emerging language and cognition skills.
Classroom acoustics describes the listening properties of your classroom, and the influence this has on the learning of a student with hearing loss.
This two-day workshop provides professionals and parents with knowledge and practice in including children with vision impairment in early childhood settings. Topics will include early braille literacy and numeracy and resources production, technology options, orientation and mobility techniques, and strategies to promote inclusion in the day-to-day interactions, experiences, activities and routines that occur in home and early childhood settings
This is the first monograph in a series of monographs that provide a compendium of perspectives on the broad theme of educational principles and practice in the field of vision impairment in Australia.
This is the second monograph in a series providing a compendium of perspectives on the broad theme of educational principles and practice in the field of vision impairment in Australia.
Task analysis is a useful instructional strategy when teaching students with vision impairment the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC). Task analysis refers to identifying the steps involved in completing a task or activity, and analysing the skills required to complete each step.
Awareness of the Listening Hierarchy may help you to decode the behaviours you are seeing in your classroom by students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing or with another disability, students who use English as a Second Language, students from low socio-economic backgrounds or students who have experienced trauma.
Need to know more about how to set up your classroom to ensure that your student with vision impairment (VI) has access to learning materials and experiences?
This one day course will provide a broad overview of vision. It will begin by exploring the anatomy of the visual system and normal visual development. The common eye conditions that occur in childhood will be reviewed alongside the clinical assessment commonly applied to diagnose these conditions.