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gigi 175x249Providing instructional services to infants, toddlers and preschoolers is very different from providing services for school-aged children.  This page offers a variety of resources to help teachers and parents of children with visual impairments and deafblindness to get things off to a good start. 

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Assessment

Family Life

Intervention Strategies 

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Family Life

Laws

Assessment

Understanding where the infant or preschooler is currently functioning requires extensive assessment. Here are some VI specific assessment to help with that task.

Intervention Strategies

The TVI and COMS roles focus on the Expanded Core Curriculum areas listed below. Here you can find links to a variety of resources to help with instruction and to support the infant or preschooler at home and in the community.

General Information 

Assistive Technology

 

Career Education

Compensatory Skills

Literacy

Math

Pre-braille

Science

Some of the most important concepts in science begin with the baby exploring his body and his world.  It is also a wonderful way to enjoy a hands-on experience with any child who is visually Impaired or deafblind. Just remember that "hands-on" activities and "active learning" are key for these youngest scientists.

Social Studies

Communication

Recreation and Leisure

Orientation and Mobility

Self Determination

Sensory Efficiency

Gustatory and Olfactory
Hearing
Proprioception
Touch
Vision

 

Social Interaction

Independent Living

Articles and Resources

Looking for resources and articles about infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children who are visually impaired?  Check out some of our favorites.

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