include cooperative skills; appropriate body language; self-awareness skills
The Expanded Core Curriculum
Promoting student success beyond the core curriculum.
Nine essential skill areas directly impacted by blindness and visual impairment. Students require specialized tools and strategies delivered through direct instruction and collaborative support from a qualified Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments.
Recreation and Leisure Skills
include motor skills; using adaptive sports equipment; developing hobbies.
Sensory Efficiency Skills
include active listening strategies; use of low vision devices; multi-sensory exploration.
include listening and speaking skills; problem-solving skills; using tactile markers and labels.
Access Technology Skills
include keyboarding skills; using screen reading software; maintaining devices.
Orientation and Mobility Skills
include spatial and body awareness; using public transportation; intersection analysis.
include self-advocacy; decision-making skills; understanding accessibility rights.
Independent Living Skills
include personal management skills; home management skills; preparing meals.
Career and Vocational Skills
include time management skills; work habits; post-graduation planning.