The following pages contain goals and objectives that will provide a starting point of possible goals and objectives for the student who is blind or visually impaired. Remember these are just a starting point. It is important to make them "SMART" by individualizing them to each student's unique needs. The pages are accessible to members. Simply click on Log In|Register in the navigation bar at the top of the page and follow the directions to register and create your password.
Compensatory skills include concept development, emergent literacy, book sense, pre-braille skills, braille, Nemeth code, access to print materials and the core curriculum, use of tactile graphics, organization and study skills, as well as alternative modes of communication.
Assistive technology skill include skills the student may need to access and use braille notetakers, braillewriters, mobile devices, audio devices, readers, computer access, screen magnification, screen reading, and optical devices.
Social skills includes skills the student needs to develop positive social interactions. These may include gestures, facial expressions, conversation skills, body language, developing relationships, personal space and more.
Independent living skills allow a student to be as independent as possible. This includes functional skills needed for personal care, clothing care and management, eating and food preparation, household maintenance and time and money management.
Career Education skills encompass the skills needed to obtain and maintain a career. These include learning about different jobs and work-related skills, taking responsibility, and participating in volunteer and other work experiences.
Sensory efficiency skills include maximizing the use of vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste to learn from and interact with the environment.
Recreation and leisure skills include investigating and experiencing recreation and leisure options including games, sports, social events, and personal interests.
Self-determination includes skills for enabling student choice-making, self-evaluation, self-advocacy, and assertiveness.
This collection of ECC goals, available for free on the Printables page, can be used in conjunction with the Functional Vision Evaluation, Learning/Reading Media Assessment and any Low Vision Assessment or Assistive Technology Assessment to determine appropriate annual goals and objectives for each student served.
Sign up for free membership to access the FREE downloadable handbooks and handouts on the Free Printables page along with access to the Goal Bank pages. Simply click on the Log In | Register link in the navigation bar. If you haven't joined yet, you will be prompted to create a password.
Purchase the TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC Complete Set and immediately unlock the pages within the ECC Complete Set Bonus including bonus printables, interactive sensory stories, interactive matching activities, interactive choice making activities, job task box activities and MORE! This is my way of continuing to support you and say "Thank you!" for choosing to purchase the Complete Set.
TVI's Guide Complete Set Bundle + BONUS Resources
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The TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC Complete Set includes the following:
The LOTTO Cards Grab and Go Supplement includes 37 theme related unit cards along with activity suggestions that support activities within the TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC.
On My Way File Folder Cards
Print and use these cards to represent locations the student may visit that are related to the current thematic unit. Use these with the On My Way File Folder Game outlined in the TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC p. 27.
NEW! Access to TVI's Guide Bonus Membership Pages
Bonus pages include tutorials, printables, interactive sensory story downloads, and interactive choice making, matching and visual discrimination computer games (PowerPoint based interactive games), and job task activities.
All products are digital pdf downloads. Once you make your purchase you will be directed to an order confirmation page where you will find the download link. This download will also be included on the receipt sent to the email address you provide. The pdf download can be found directly under the order number. If you encounter any difficulty, please let me know and I can assist you. Once you purchase the complete set you will have immediate access to the bonus pages!
*Please contact me if you need to purchase using a purchase order. I am happy to help guide you in the process of adding Teaching Students with Visual Impairments as an approved vendor for your school or program or you can visit the product support page for information on using a PO.
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