Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) is a standardized term used with students who are blind or visually impaired to define skills or concepts that often require specialized instruction - starting at birth and into adulthood.
The resources below are organized around each of the nine areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) and cover a wide range of experiences and concepts which can be systematically and sequentially taught to students who are blind or visually impaired.
Developed by Graham Cook, this series of ten Mountbatten Pro lesson plan modules contains strategies and ideas that will serve as a resource and teaching guide for vision professionals. The second document, MB Pro - A Visual Guide, was developed to help teams become familiar with the hardware.
This updated manual for the Mountbatten Pro features superb visual enhancements
PRCVI has assembled a transition resource guide to assist teachers of students with visual impairments in framing the conversation with students and their families around key issues related to post-secondary transition.
Dr. Karen Wolffe with the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) as the Program Manager for Career Connect and Career Education presents ideas on Transition from School to Work and the critical issues she sees as being essential to success.
Seven young adults, all of whom are blind or visually impaired, were invited by PRCVI to share their experiences and insights about life before and after grade 12. We are pleased to share with you their personal experiences and the insights gained from overcoming hurdles and facing new challenges. Our appreciation and thanks are extended to each of these fine young people.
Presented by Jay Stiteley from The Seeing Eye in Morristown, NJ. These materials will focus on suggestions a student with a visual impairment may benefit from when wanting to achieve a greater level of independence.
Early Intervention Training Center for Infants and Toddlers With Visual Impairments - Chappel Hill, North Carolina
by Lowry, S.S. (2004)
To be independent, the student must be properly oriented to the environment.
A collection of video clips showcasing athletes who are blind and visually impaired participating in various sports including: hockey, goal ball, soccer, archery, swimming, track, tandem cycling, cross country skiing, marathon running, bowling, gymnastics, curling, football, wrestling, beep ball, golf and super combined slalom.
Created by Andrea Cohen at the Calgary Board of Education - Vision Resource Centre
This workshop has been developed to highlight facts about common Non-Verbal Communication, and to provide strategies for including Non-Verbal techniques into a communication style.
Presented by Jay Stiteley from The Seeing Eye in Morristown, NJ.
The goal of the Expanded Core Curriculum for Students with Visual Impairments (ECC-VI) is the ongoing development of board authorized expanded core curriculum (ECC) courses for students with visual impairments in grade 10-12.
All of the BAA ECC courses have now expired. PRCVI is working on updating the Braille Course to UEB. If you would like to use one of the courses listed in the Course Status Chart contact PRCVI to discuss the process of having the course approved through your school district.