Multiple Disabilities

3 Simple Techniques to Increase Your Students' Independence

There has been a 16% increase in children with disabilities over the past decade.


The good news is, Asthma is down. The bad news is, neurodevelopmental disabilities are on the rise. That's CVI, ONH, and Autism.

 

We, as educators, are charged with leading our students’ teams in the fight for their independence.

Tips for Helping Students with Spatial Awareness Issues

It was the second day of school. I was waiting outside of the restroom for a student that I had just met the day before.

I waited. 

And waited.

And waited.

Turns out, she was literally lost in the bathroom stall. 

Helping students with spatial awareness issues can seem daunting. Here is how I was able to modify this student's Orientation and Mobility curriculum in order to help her travel around the bathroom, her classroom, and her school building. 

If those tips helped you, or if you want more information about the Fall 2018 O&M Study Groups, you can find more information here. 

 

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