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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.  


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You must register for each event prior to submitting the Delayed Viewing Request in order to obtain continuing education credit.

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 Physical Education at Home for Students with Visual ImpairmentFor Credit

Inclusion for Students with Visual Impairments In Physical EducationFor Credit

Physical Education: Inclusion for Students with Visual ImpairmentsFor Credit

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


Physical Education at Home for Students with Visual Impairment

Original webcast date: 4/22/2020
Description: With school campuses closed due to COVID-19, educators are having to adapt to remote or virtual classrooms. This is a challenge for teaching children who are blind or visually impaired. Teaching Physical Education in remotely adds additional challenges. In this webinar, TSBVI PE Teacher, Krinstine Seljenes discusses strategies and resources for remote PE instruction.

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Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handouts (zip)

Inclusion for Students with VI In PE

Original webcast date: 10-9-2019
Description: Kristine Seljenes is a physical education teacher at Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. In this webinar, she shares information about specific types of visual impairment and how these may impact student participation as well as any attendant safety issues. In addition, Ms. Seljenes provides an overview of techniques and strategies that are most effective for teaching physical education activities for children with visual impairments.

Videos used in this webinar are provided by Dr. Laura Lieberman and campabilities.org. Be sure to check out the website for more information on accessible PE.

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

Physical Education: Inclusion for Students with Visual Impairments

Original webcast date: 10/25/2018
Description: Students with blindness or visual impairment are sometimes excluded from activities of physical education in the mistaken belief these activities are unsafe or inaccessible for them. This webinar will provide information and suggestions for adapting a variety of sports commonly found in general education so that BVI students experience full and meaningful participation.

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Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handouts (zip)

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

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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

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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
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