TSBVI Media Library https://library.tsbvi.edu/ TSBVI Media Library en-us TSBVI Short-Term Programs Distance Learning TSBVI Short-Term Programs Distance Learning https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15269 Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:22:00 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15269 In the Driver's Seat: Chuck Huss - Rehabilitation Specialist part 4 In the Drivers' Seat An interview with Rehabilitation Specialist, Chuck Huss, about how Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialists and help in teaching the prerequisite skills needed to become a bioptic driver. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15228 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:58:42 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15228 In the Driver's Seat: Chuck Huss - Rehabilitation Specialist part 3 In the Drivers' Seat An interview with Rehabilitation Specialist, Chuck Huss, about how parents can build the prerequisite skills needed to be a safe traveler, and how to help their child explore whether or not bioptic driving is for them. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15227 Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:36:51 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15227 In the Driver's Seat: Chuck Huss - Rehabilitation Specialist part 2 In the Driver's Seat: Chuck Huss - Rehabilitation Specialist part 2 https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15226 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:40:25 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15226 In the Driver's Seat: Chuck Huss - Rehabilitation Specialist, part 1 In the Drivers' Seat Interview with Rehabilitation Specialist, Chuck Huss, about pros and cons of hand-held and head-borne telescopes, specialized training for drivers with low vision, and common restrictions for drivers with low vision. Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15225 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 09:10:32 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15225 In the Driver's Seat - Dr. Laura Miller, Low Vision Specialist In the Driver's Seat. A conversation with Low Vision Specialis Dr. Laura S. Miller, O.D. about bioptic designs, and the visual acuity & fields necsssary to pursue a Texas Driver's License. Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15224 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:13:19 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15224 Low Vision Insights: Conversation with Dr. David Lewerenz 05/11/2017 Low Vision Insights A conversation with Dr. David Lewerenz, OD, FAAO, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15196 Fri, 07 Jul 2017 10:19:57 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15196 Talking During an Activity Talking can be a distraction during an activity. It can move the focus from the activity to the adult. When you're playing with a child, you talk in the pauses of the activity, briefly and quickly, and then you let the child explore for themselves. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15195 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:22:21 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15195 Effects of Anxiety and Stress A massive anxiety cannot be removed by demands or requests to do what you are afraid of doing. While using energy to resist child is unable to learn anything at all. If learners want to spend time with you, you're probably playing at their emotional level. Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15194 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:15:36 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15194 Stereotypical Behavior Stereotypical behaviors occur for several reasons. It could be that there's a lack of opportunity to move to the next developmental level, or it could be a form of communication, or a form of protest. You have to respect that a child's stereotypical behavior is part of that child's personality. Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15193 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 14:58:49 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15193 Social and Emotional Development How do children with special needs interact with those around them? Many children have wonderful relationships with parents, with teachers, with siblings and with friends, but other children don't. Some children can be aggressive, or self injurious, or they might want to be left alone. Social and emotional development in children with severe multiple disabilities provides some insight into these behaviors. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15192 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 14:35:08 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15192 Self Identity Self Identity is the child's ability to perceive him/herself as distinguished from the outside world. Children need to develop a sense of "this is mine" & "that is yours." Staff can facilitate this by using words like "I," "you," and "we," so that a child can establish their own self-identity. Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15191 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:11:14 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15191 Non-Verbal Communication How do children with special needs communicate? They tend to use non-verbal communication. It's the adult's responsibility to really pay attention to those cues, and try to figure out what a child means by them. Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15190 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:34:34 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15190 Self Stimulation Providing an Active Learning environment will help to facilitate sensory input for children, so that they don't have to turn to their own bodies, or self stimulation, to provide sensory input. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15189 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:08:46 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15189 Developmentally Appropriate Activity This video is designed to show you what happens when a typical 2-year-old child is presented with tasks that are at a developmental level that is far above her functioning level. Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15188 Thu, 06 Jul 2017 10:48:07 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15188 Pathways to Learning Dr. Nielsen identifies Pathways to Learning as the five senses and movement. Patty Obrzut gives examples of each and selecting equipment for individual learners with different disabilities Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15187 Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:15:44 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15187 Final Thoughts on the Five Phases of Educational Treatment Patty Obrzut offers final thoughts on the Five Phases of Educational Treatment Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15186 Wed, 05 Jul 2017 14:47:05 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15186 Emotional Development versus Intellectual Development The disparity between the emotional level and the intellectual level of a learner impacts his/her success in learning new skills. Click the Resources button to download a transcript or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15185 Wed, 05 Jul 2017 14:14:08 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15185 Yoga Webinar Series: February 2017 02/23/2017 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. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - What is Yoga & Its Benefits - Academic IEP & Related Service Goals - Support Levels - Environment - Yoga Routine - Materials - Implementation Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15184 Wed, 05 Jul 2017 12:31:13 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15184 Yoga Webinar Series: December 2016 12/08/2016 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. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Yoga Overview & Class Prep - Planning Your Yoga Class - Movement - Communication - More on Preparation Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15182 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:20:35 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/15182 Foundational Concepts: Comparables In Active Learning, foundational concepts are developed through exploration of similar objects. This video, produced by SKI-HI Institute, demonstrates how a young boy with a visual impairment explores the properties of similar objects. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14776 Thu, 11 May 2017 14:14:06 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14776 Jarvis at the Drum Store 09/01/2016 A student with deafblindness and his teacher explore instruments at a drum store. Afterwards, the student uses an experience book with tactile symbols to share the experience with a different teacher. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14775 Thu, 11 May 2017 13:29:58 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14775 Jack Uses a HOPSA Dress 09/01/2016 Jack uses a HOPSA dress and explores, both, beads and spoons attached to the dress and crinkle paper, plastic pegs and rice in containers under his feet. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14765 Thu, 11 May 2017 10:35:03 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14765 Poder del Corazón Herramienta de concientización y capacitación para padres, proveedores de servicios y estudiantes. Diseñado para encontrar maneras eficaces de trabajar el uno con el otro. Por Martha Boethel y Dale Rudin (1987) (También disponible en inglés) https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14680 Fri, 05 May 2017 09:43:30 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14680 Power of the Heart Awareness and training tool for parents, service providers, and students. Designed to find effective ways of working with one another. by Martha Boethel & Dale Rudin (1987) (Also available in Spanish) https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14679 Fri, 05 May 2017 09:20:38 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14679 Visual Arts for the Visually Impaired: Drawing with the Perkins Brailler 02/13/2017 TSBVI Educational Consultant, Scott Baltisberger demonstrates drawing techniques with the Perkins Brailler. All too often, students with visual impairments are excluded or discouraged from participation in these activities under the mistaken assumption that the lesson would be of little benefit or interest for them. This webinar will provide information on how to make learning in the visual arts accessible and meaningful. Drawing and coloring are integrated into so many activities in early elementary classrooms, enhancing and reinforcing learning in content areas. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Drawing: When & Why? - Building and Reinforcing Skills - Curriculum - Drawing with Perkins Brailler - Websites for Art Teachers Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14676 Wed, 03 May 2017 08:49:16 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14676 Using Play and Recreation for Concept Development from Preschool to Graduation and Beyond 06/17/2016 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. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Why Rec & Leisure? - Collaboration is Critical - Tips for Instruction - Principles of Adaptation - Adaptations - Specialized Sports - Resources Click the Resources button to download a transcript and/or audio file. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14668 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:04:00 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14668 Jack Using a Little Room 01/31/2017 Demonstration of the "perceptualizing aids," Little Room and Resonance Board. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14662 Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:15:11 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14662 Google Classroom and JAWS Intro Video Google Classroom and JAWS Intro Video https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14655 Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:18:17 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14655 Hand Under Hand VS Hand Over Hand Carrie and Ben demonstrate the advantages of using Hand-Under-Hand modeling. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14634 Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:52:29 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/14634 2017 Low Vision Conference 15 sec. promo for the 2017 Low Vision Conference at TSBVI https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13625 Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:42:41 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13625 The Business Side of Making 02/29/2016 Many people with disabilities make and sell arts & crafts as a form of customized employment. TSBVI Educational Consultant and craftsperson, Holly Cooper, looks at the pros & cons of selling online or in person at craft shows and bazaars. Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13593 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:13:50 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13593 Mentor Training 10/01/2016 Mentoring a first-year TVI or COMS is both a rewarding and challenging role. Mentor Coordinator, Chrissy Cowan and TSBVI Outreach Director, Cyral Miller, provide valuable insight into the mentor-protégé relationship and offer practical tips on professional communication. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Common First-Year Problems - What are Mentors? - Styles of Mentoring - Email & Texting Tips - Stages of Mentor-Protégé Relationship Click the Resources button to download a transcript, audio file, and/or handout https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13564 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:46:01 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13564 2017 TX Symposium on Deafblindness Slide show of 2017 TX Symposium on Deafblindness - Making Connections. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13549 Tue, 07 Mar 2017 08:23:10 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13549 Outdoor Challenge The weekend provides an overnight outdoor camping experience for students in grades 8-12. During the class, students participate in activities such as outdoor cooking, setting up and breaking down a campsite, ziplining, low ropes course activities, team-building games, and a guided nature walk. Students practice environmental awareness and learn about outdoor clothing and equipment needs (e.g., tents, sleeping bags, lanterns, camping cookware and food). The weekend provides opportunities for students to practice self-determination and social skills through problem-solving, goal setting and attainment, active listening, and assertive communication. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13509 Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:08:31 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13509 Iron Chef In this class, based on the premise of the Iron Chef television show, students will prepare and cook a variety of basic foods within a fun context, as they prepare food over the course of the weekend. They will learn a variety of culinary techniques, including using a stove and oven, how to handle raw meat, cutting/chopping/dicing, pouring, measuring, food safety, using a timer, storing items, working in a team, reading recipes, setting a table, and shopping/grocery store navigation. In the dorm after school, students will also practice other skills of independent living (e.g., organizing one's personal area), as well as social skills, recreation, leisure, and self-determination. Simply being together and sharing similar challenges can be an invaluable, life-changing experience for students. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13508 Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:58:49 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13508 Prom Prom weekend is that wonderful time of year when TSBVI high school students, along with friends from around the state, put on their finest to dance the night away. We’ll have team-building activities on Friday and Saturday, and students will be encouraged to make their own corsages for the big night. Group of students mugging for the camera before promExpanded Core Curriculum areas covered will include social skills, communication, self-advocacy, recreation-leisure, and independent living, all while participating in exciting activities. Most importantly, the students will be able to visit with old friends and make new ones, which hopefully will endure into adulthood. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13507 Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:46:40 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13507 Five Phases of Educational Treatment 12/01/2016 The Five Phases of Educational Treatment developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Overview - Phase I - Offering - Phase II - Imitation - Phase III - Interaction - Phase IV - Sharing the Work - Phase V - Consequence Click the Resources button for a Transcript (txt) and Audio (mp3). https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13423 Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:27:01 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13423 Active Learning Study Group - January 2017 1/26/2017 Penrickton Center for the Blind, Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired host this series of webinars on Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen. In this series of webinars we will share ideas for moving from assessment to IEP development to delivering instruction. Attention will be given to organizing the student’s day and delivering both general curriculum and expanded core curriculum content using an Active Learning approach. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13421 Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:32:18 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13421 Learning Media Assessment & Assistive Technology Assessments for Students with MIVI: Part 2 1/23/2017 Assessment of students with multiple impairments in the areas of learning media and assistive technology can be problematic. Typical approaches may not afford information that is useful in designing effective learning strategies. In this webinar series, we will review existing instruments that are designed for the child with visual and multiple impairments. Assessment tools that will be reviewed may include: Sensory Learning Kit, Functional Schemes, Every Move Counts, Communication Matrix, Infused Skills / Basic Skills Assessment, Robbie Blaha's Calendar Assessment, and Philip Schweigert's Tangible Symbols assessment. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Forms of Communication - Communication Assessment Tools - Case Study - Brandon - Calendars Click the Resources button for a Handout (pdf), Transcript (txt) and Audio (mp3). https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13417 Thu, 26 Jan 2017 08:49:58 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13417 Functional Scheme The Functional Scheme: Assessing the Developmental Level of special needs students https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13415 Wed, 25 Jan 2017 11:33:29 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13415 Mentor Series: Strategies for Helping a Protégé Conduct an FVE and LMA 01/19/2016 Conducting a Functional Vision Evaluation and Learning Media Assessment may be very intuitive to you because you have had years of experience, but these evaluations are daunting to the novice teacher. During this webinar we will share ideas for using the eye report as a road map, assembling a kit, observation skills, evaluation templates, and writing reports. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - The Eye Report - Eligibility Guidelines - Putting Together a Kit - Doing an FVE/LMA - Evaluation Templates - Writing the Report - Providing Constructive Feedback https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13393 Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:05:04 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13393 Imitation - Cameron & Hollis Demonstration of imitation by brothers Cameron and Hollis. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13391 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:16:49 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13391 What is Play? Patty Obrzut, Assistant Director of Penrickton Center for Blind Children defines the essential role of play in Active Learning. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13390 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:49:38 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13390 What is Active Learning? 5 Key Points Patty Obrzut, Assistant Director Penrickton Center for Blind Children describes the five key points of Active Learning. https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13389 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:13:08 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13389 2017 VI Registration & DB Child Count Updated information for completing the 2017 VI Registration and Deafblind Child Count. Registration of students who are visually impaired or deafblind ensures students have access to leaning materials for their age and leaning skill. Teachers and school districts benefit by having access to APH Quota funds. Presented by Sue Enoch, Coordinator for APH/VI Registration & Deafblind Child Count at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Registration of Students in Texas with a Visual Impairment - Texas Deafblind Child Count - Registration of Students Receiving Sec 504 Accommodations - Superintendent's Approval Process Click the Resources button for a Transcript (txt) and Audio (mp3). https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13388 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:34:41 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13388 Google Classroom Student Dashboard and VoiceOver | Length: 10:15 | Google Classroom Student Dashboard and VoiceOver https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13387 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:58:11 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13387 Deafblind Child Count FAQ 2016 11/01/2016 Brent Pitt, Director Sensory Impairments with TEA answers Frequently Asked Questions about the Deafblind Child Count. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Definition of Deafblindness - Benefit of Deafblind label - Does Deafblind = More Services? - Why Deafblind for Mild Impairments? - List Deafblind as Primary Disability? - Deafblind Info for Parents - Report Deafblind If FIE Not Complete? - Why We Need This Data - Contact Info for Questions Click the Resources button for a Transcript (txt) and Audio (mp3). https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13386 Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:34:14 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13386 Active Learning Study Group - November 2016 11/10/2016 Penrickton Center for the Blind, Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired host this series of webinars on Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen.  In this series of webinars we will share ideas for moving from assessment to IEP development to delivering instruction.  Attention will be given to organizing the student's day and delivering both general curriculum and expanded core curriculum content using an Active Learning approach.  Dates for the orignial broadcasts in this series includes: 9/22/16, 11/10/16, 1/16/17, 3/30/17 and 5/25/17. Click the Chapters button above to view individual segments: - Housekeeping - Sample Question & Response - From Assessment to IEP Development - Sample Goals Click the Resources button for a Transcript (txt), Audio (mp3) and Handout (pdf). https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13384 Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:40:44 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/13384 CVI Phase 1 - Field Preferences CVI Phase 1 - Field Preferences https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/20 Mon, 13 Feb 2012 15:57:17 GMT https://library.tsbvi.edu/Play/20