ConnectABILITY

Communication is an active partnership between people that involves more than words. We communicate with each other using speech, gestures, touch, and facial expressions. Successful communication involves both understanding and being understood by others. A child with special needs may …
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We communicate with others in different ways. We can greet a friend by saying “hello”, by waving our hand, or smiling at them. As a parent, teacher of early childhood professional you can use gestures or signs while speaking. This …
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About the Program: This kit is designed to provide classroom teachers with all the activities and material ideas required to implement the sessions in the classroom. There are six sessions, usually implemented on a weekly basis with the entire group …
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Each of the on-line stories highlights one of the three areas in “Skills for Success”. Each area contains a wide variety of tips and activities that you can use to help prepare your child for school. Stories are an excellent …
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Learning new self-care tasks such as dressing oneself takes time and practise. A visual sequence is basically a series of pictures showing the steps that are necessary to complete a task. Breaking a self-care task into several steps (a process …
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We as adults all rely on visual helpers every day. We use calendars, day timers, street signs, grocery lists, maps, and so on. Using visual cues in our environment allows us to plan, organize, and most of all be independent. …
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Vestibular stimulation is the input that your body receives when you experience movement or gravity. It can be mild; nodding your head or climbing stairs or it can be intense; skydiving or a rollercoaster Characteristics of Vestibular Dysfunction Vestibular input …
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What is vision assessment? A vision assessment is an organized procedure for gathering information about the health and function of the vision system. Assessments can be done at home, school, and during regular examinations with the doctor. A child with …
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The Visual Communication workshop has been created to help parents and caregivers expand their communication through the use of simple but powerful visual tools. Before the Session Starts Materials Required: Icebreaker option one – picture symbols of bottle shapes option …
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Fact Sheet

A visual impairment is the consequence of a functional loss of vision, rather than the eye disorder itself.
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