Tools to Address Assessment and Instruction for Students with the Most Significant Challenges
This document is a compilation of a variety of articles, handouts, and forms that have been collected and used by staff with TSBVI Outreach Programs for a number of years and which are frequently requested. Recently this information was compiled, reformatted, and updated to include information that was only available previously in a paper format.
Conversations without Language: Building Quality Interactions with Children Who are Deafblind
Linda Hagood put together the following article as a result of the information she received during a workshop with Dr. Jan van Dijk of the Netherlands and her years of experience in working with children who are deafblind.
The authors share information about the importance of the sense of touch and the need to create positive interactions with a variety of objects, textures, and temperatures for students who are visually impaired, offering suggestions that can be shared with guardians, educational staff, and other service providers.