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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....
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...
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 Open in FALL 2015. Individuals who experience a vision loss and other disabilities need a variety of assistive technology solutions; 80% of these solutions can be created in five minutes or less...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on August 3, 2015. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for educators who work with early communicators with visual impairments and...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Start 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 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 Open in FALL 2015. This professional development workshop is designed to educate participants on how to use Bookshare resources and tools so that teachers can provide timely access to textbooks and...
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 22, 2015. This online course offers participants strategies for training others on Bookshare features and functionality. The focus is on successful Bookshare implementation, so...
Braille and Tactile Graphics Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content. This...
Building Strategies Around CVI Phases Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial presents careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI to help staff and parents understand the unique learning needs for each CVI Phase. They can then build strategies,...
Challenges that Families of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired Face as Parents, Partners and Ambassadors Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the various issues that parents of children who are blind or visually impaired with or without additional disabilities face...
CHARGE Syndrome Self-paced | Multiple weeks "CHARGE Syndrome" is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. The class will focus on the following four areas to...

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