Expanded Core Curriculum

It’s not about what we see. It’s about what we do!

What is Expanded Core Curriculum?

The Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) is a disability specific curriculum for students with vision impairments including deaf-blindness. It has nine designated areas to target the unique needs of students with vision impairments. The ECC is for students of all ages; birth through 21 years old.

  • The ECC targets skills that are vital for students with vision impairments to learn in their homes, school and in the community. It works alongside of the academic curriculum.
  • The ECC is nationally recognized as an important part of education services for students with vision impairments.

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USDB is a State Resource for the Expanded Core Curriculum

Our teachers for students with vision impairments in our Outreach and Deaf-blind divisions support students and education teams with ECC skills instruction.

USDB offers a variety of short term programs that provide intensive Expanded Core instruction.

More ECC Resources!

Short Term Programs

ECC programs on Friday-Saturday. These programs take place in the community and on USDB campus. Music Jam and Behind the Scenes of a Social Life are examples of short term programs.

Short Term Campus Programs

Special ECC skill instruction during the school week. Assistive Technology in Your World is an example of a campus program.

Summer Programs

Students enjoy friendship, intensive ECC instruction and individualized instruction in a residential setting. Theater Camp and STEM Camp are examples of summer programs.

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