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Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on February 4 – March 31, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on Monday, January 7, 2019. Individuals who experience a vision loss and other disabilities need a variety of assistive...
Tech for Toddlers, Preschoolers and Kindergarten Students with VIB (New Hampshire) Onsite Training | 1-2 days One day workshop in New Hampshire — Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Comfort Inn – 71 Hall Street – Concord, NH 03301. Everywhere you go, people are using technology — including toddlers and...
Hi-Tech O&M for Everyone! (Vermont) Onsite Training | 1-2 days Two day workshop in Vermont — Thursday, August 23 & Friday, August 24, 2018 — at Vermont Association For The Blind And Visually Impaired, 130 Austine Drive, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301. Join a...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in Massachussetts) Onsite Training | 1-2 days PLEASE NOTE: Day 2 is Optional for this workshop. This two day hands-on workshop on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New York) Onsite Training | 1-2 days PLEASE NOTE: Day 2 is Optional for this workshop. This two day hands-on workshop on Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in...
Introduction to Basic Electronics for Switch Construction and Toy Modification Onsite Training | 1-2 days Switches can enable children with disabilities to have interesting sensory experiences, activate toys, and access computers. During this class we will look at how to make a simple cause and effect...
Using Artists' Stretcher Frames to Build Foldable Sensory Exploration Environments Onsite Training | 1-2 days Children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities need special environmental supports to promote exploration of their surroundings. A foldable sensory exploration frame similar to the “Little...
An Introduction to Cardboard Carpentry Onsite Training | 1-2 days Learn about the benefits of building assistive devices out of corrugated material. This three layered cardboard is lightweight, bendable, strong, easy to work with, and relatively inexpensive....
Bookshare in Depth Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD 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 print disabilities. The...
Online Communities Self-paced | There are 3 sessions included within this training on Online Communities of Practice. Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning,...
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Sign up to be on waiting list and we will notify you when an opening occurs. You can also check out other Online Classes offering at www.perkinselearning.org/earn-credits/online-class....
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....
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills, such as game play, choice making, and exploring new interests....
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, CTLE credits,...
Listening to Learn Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial will examine how the Listening strand of the Common Core Standards aligns with many state academic standards. The tutorial also explores listening as a learning strategy for students...
Student Assessment Self-paced | 1-2 days Student Assessments is made up of 4 videos which will discuss the importance of using a combination of assessments when assessing students with visual impairments. Also discussed, is how to evaluate...
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, CTLE credits,...
Technology Tools for Teachers Self-paced | This tutorial explores how to best use technology in the classroom to meet the needs of students with visual impairments or blindness. It includes information about how to determine which technology...
3D Printing: What's Realistic for TVIs? Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial covers typical costs, material uses, and design technology for creating 3-D tools to the classroom. Register to Take This Tutorial »   Download the PowerPoint Please check Lynda...
Communication Strategies for Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | 1-2 days There are four webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments and additional...

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