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Assessing Daily Living Skills

The Functional Skills Assessment (FSA) is a tool for evaluating daily living skills for students at all levels. FSA is divided into four modules that cover a number of skills. Each module has a corresponding teacher’s guide and set of scoring forms. All modules can be customized for use with students who have multiple disabilities....

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Emily’s Story: SSP—Outdoor Adventures

by Emily Desfor My interest in learning sign language started early. As a young child in Long Beach, California, I had three friends who were deaf, and learned to...

Scott’s Story: Biking

by Scott Keeler Bass I was born deaf and as a young man became blind due to Usher syndrome. As a child, I enjoyed golfing and riding my bike,...

Maria’s Story: Wind Chimes

by Maria Marquez Dykman Growing up, I attended the Florida School for the Deaf and it was there that I developed a passion for art. Then, at the age...

Recreational Wins: Conclusion & References

Conclusion Participation in recreational and physical activities is an important part of life and can be especially important for people who are deafblind. Benefits of regular active recreation can...

Faye’s Story: Soccer

by Faye Frez-Albrecht When I first attended the American School for the Deaf, I wasn’t sure I would like it; I didn’t want to be educated as a deaf...

APH Online Community Guidelines

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