The Expanded Core Curriculum for Students with Multiple Disabilities

Hello, parents and family members of children/teens with multiple disabilities. Ah, and hello to service providers too.

Recently we’ve discussed the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC); its subjects and skills, which are designed for students who are blind or visually impaired; creative methods of implementing it in schools; and what you, parents, need to know about it.

Today, I’d like to talk about the ECC specifically for students with multiple disabilities. Actually, I’d like to give you an AFB FamilyConnect resource entitled Children with Multiple Disabilities Need the Expanded Core Curriculum, Too!

It answers the questions:

I think you will appreciate the content because it examines the importance of the ECC for students with multiple disabilities, highlighting the practical life-skills gained from the ECC, and the rights children with multiple disabilities have to a free and appropriate education.

Additional Resources for Students with Multiple Disabilities

The Future Starts Now: Discovering the Possibilities for Your Child with Multiple Disabilities

Job Carving: Creating a Job for a Person Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired with Multiple Disabilities

My Child with Multiple Disabilities Shares His Ability at Church