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 Recreation and leisure skills are important to a rich and satisfying life.  These include things like individual and team sports, reading, music, art, sewing and many other things.  Finding satisfying ways to spend free time can be difficult for many of us.  Most any activity can be modified for individuals with visual impairments to be able to take part in them.  


For Credit Indicates content that is available for ACVREP or SBEC credit.
You must register for each event prior to submitting the Delayed Viewing Request in order to obtain continuing education credit.

Index

 Yoga for Children with Visual and Multiple Impairments: IntroFor Credit

 Yoga Webinar Series: December 2016For Credit

 Yoga Webinar Series: February 2017For Credit

 Using Play and Recreation for Concept Development from Preschool to Graduation and Beyond


Yoga for Children with Visual and Multiple Impairments: Intro

Original webcast date: 9/29/2016
Description: Learn about TSBVI's new publication, "Yoga for Children with Visual and Multiple Impairments".  This series of webinars hosted by Kassandra Heil will provide participants with an overview of the book and feature strategies for working with students who are visually impaired as well as students with visual and multiple impairments, including deafblindness.  Learn about the benefits for students including bodily and spatial awareness, recreation and leisure, and stress management.  Additional dates for this series includes 12/8/16 and 2/23/17.

Yoga for Children with Visual and Multiple Impairments: Intro

 Register to receive ACVREP or SBEC credit.For Credit

Downloads: Handout (pdf) Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3)

Yoga Webinar Series: December 2016

Original webcast date: 12/08/2016
Description: In this Part 2 of a three part series, focus will be on teaching yoga to children with multiple disabilities. Participants will be given a yoga sequence appropriate for children with varying disabilities including Autism, motor impairments, speech impairments, and dual sensory losses. Strategies for incorporating motor skills, social skills, language skills, and self-determination skills will be discussed.

Yoga Webinar Series: December 2016

 Register to receive ACVREP or SBEC credit.For Credit

Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handout (pdf)

Yoga Webinar Series: February 2017

Original webcast date: 02/23/2017
Description: In this final webinar of the three part series, we will present strategies to support the academic learning of students with visual impairments. Participants will be given a sequence appropriate for middle-- high school academic students with visual impairments. Participants will gain an understanding of how to include yoga in to the school environment and how to garner support from other staff members.

Yoga Webinar Series: February 2017

 Register to receive ACVREP or SBEC credit.For Credit

Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handout (pdf)

Using Play and Recreation for Concept Development from Preschool to Graduation and Beyond

Original webcast date: 06/17/2016
Description: Mickey Damelio, Assistant Instructor, Center for Education Research and Policy Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida explores the Recreation and Leisure component of the Expanded Core Curriculum. He discusses keeping everything integrated as we plan for instruction, and the importance of not losing sight of social skill instruction, or O&M, etc. Mickey talks about specific games and activities that students might enjoy, and ways to work with school staff and families to ensure that our students are getting healthy access to opportunities for recreation and leisure.

Using Play and Recreation for Concept Development from Preschool to Graduation and Beyond
Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3)