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Accessible Books and Literacy: Supporting and Encouraging a Love for Literacy Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explores experience and concept books, as well as story and conversation boxes. In addition, you’ll learn how to effectively and creatively adapt classroom materials while enhancing a...
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will become familiar with...
Accessing the Printed Word Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content....
Active Learning: Functional Schemes Assessment Onsite Training | 1-2 days Join Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L., as she provides you with this fresh and pioneering approach. Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing...
Advocacy Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 3 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide approaches for instruction on deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines, IEPs and how to negotiate the...
Alternate Routes: Adapting Orientation and Mobility Techniques Self-paced | Multiple weeks Alternate Routes demonstrates theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities that may affect their ability to master...
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 7 weeks. In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or multiply disabled....
Applying the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Applying the Expanded Core Curriculum" is made up of 6 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 1: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 2: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing...
Assessing and Supporting the Student in Phase 3 CVI Onsite Training | 1-2 days Students in Phase III CVI present unique challenges! This workshop is designed to support families and educators in assessing and supporting students with CVI in Phase III. Topics to be covered in...
Assessment That Informs Instruction: Don't Just Guess - Assess! Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explores the role of the teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI) in reading and writing instruction, both as a collaborator with the general classroom teacher and as a...
Assistive Technologies Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 4 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide: strategies involved in conducting an assessment as well as in choosing the right assistive technology tool for the learner,...
Assistive Technology in Minutes for Students Who Are Blind with Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks This amazing hands-on online learning course is based on the book Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions. You will use an assortment of the tools and...
Audio Supported Reading (ASR) Instructional Strategies Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial provides an overview of how Audio Supported Reading (ASR) can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy. The tutorial also...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for educators who work with early communicators with visual impairments...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 7 weeks. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to the...
Bookshare in Depth Self-paced | Multiple weeks Bookshare in Depth is made up of 5 sessions, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be familiar with all...
Bookshare in Depth Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 3 – November 6, 2016 and runs for 5 weeks. This workshop offers staff development that will have a long-lasting impact on teachers, as well as improved outcomes for students with...
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This course offers participants an opportunity to learn how to train others on Bookshare features and functionality. The class offers AT specialists, trainers...

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