Standing Tall

Art Beyond Sight
Social, Communication, and Independent Living Skills
through the Arts Curriculum

Activity Plan
(Song lyrics and audio & bibliography included)


Sharon Zell-Sacks, Quechee Vermont, Keynote, 2004;
Welcoming Students with Visual Impairment to Your School, Perkins School for the Blind

Development of Social Skills by Blind and Visually Impaired Students: Exploratory Studies and Strategies. Edited by Robert J. Gaylord-Ross, Linda S. Kekelis, Sharon Z. Sacks, Ph.D.

Focused On: Importance and Need for Social Skills By Sharon Z. Sacks, Ph.D., Karen E. Wolffe, Ph.D.

Social Skills Development: Practical Strategies for Adolescents and Adults with Developmental Disabilities, by Stephen Antonello

Social Skills and Public Speaking

Borgenicht, David.  The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook:  Junior Edition.  J 646.7 B

Brown, Marc Tolon.  Arthur Meets the President.  J FIC B

Detz, Joan.  You Mean I have to Stand Up and Say Something?  J 808.51 D

Otfinoski, Steve.  Speaking Up, Speaking Out:  A Kids Guide to Making Speeches, Oral Reports and Conversation.  J 808.61 O

Pinkwater, Daniel Mannus.  Bad Bears Go Visiting.  J FIC P

Sesyle, Joslin.  What Do You Say, Dear?  J E J

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