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101 NEW Ideas for Low Cost Solutions for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired with Multiple Disabilities - A Make and Take Workshop Onsite Training | 1-2 days A NEW workshop with Dr. Therese Willkomm! This is a hands-on interactive workshop. Over the past three years new tools, materials and techniques have been discovered for creating solutions in minutes...
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...
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 Onsite Training | 1-2 days With activity comes learning. Developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen, Active Learning is a fresh innovative approach for creating learning environments for children and adults with multiple special needs....
Administering the PARCC Assessment to Students with Visual Impairments Onsite Training | 1-2 days Using PARCC specifications, this training will provide information and a presentation on various aspects of accommodations/built-in features/and assistive technology that enable PARCC’s sample and...
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 on March 21 – May 8, 2016 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...
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 Students with Visual and Additional Disabilities: Assessment Techniques and Skills for Professionals Onsite Training | 1-2 days Barriers to learning imposed by sensory, cognitive, and motor impairments must be overcome by teams of professionals who can use research-based strategies to design highly effective instructional...
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 Next session start date – TBD and runs for 8 weeks. This amazing hands-on online learning course is based on the book Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 25 – May 29, 2016 and runs for 5 weeks. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for educators who work with early communicators with...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to the growing population of...
Behavioral Supports for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop will provide the learner with theoretical understanding and practical skills in Applied Behavior Analysis as it applies to students with multiple disabilities, including those with VI...
Bookshare in Depth Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 4 – May 8, 2016 and runs for 5 weeks. This professional development workshop is designed to educate participants on how to use Bookshare resources and tools so that teachers can...
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...

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