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The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Please sign up to be on our waiting list and we will notify you when an opening occurs. Starts on October 22 – December 9, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 8 – November 18, 2018 and runs for 6 weeks. Early bird expires on Monday, September 10, 2018. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual...
4th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium: Perspectives on CVI Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop on Friday, April 13, 2018 presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field discuss current research and practice related to brain-based visual impairments. Don't miss...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Please consider joining us for the Fall Session.  Starts on April 9 – June 3, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working...
Differentiating for English Learners Onsite Training | 1-2 days Registration is closed. Please check out other onsite professional development opportunities at www.perkinselearning.org/events. In this interactive, blended workshop on March 10 and March 31, 2018,...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New Hampshire) Onsite Training | This one day hands-on workshop on Thursday, November 30, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom with students who are blind or have low vision. Check...
CVI Reliability Workshop Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop on November 3rd and 4th, 2017 is for professionals who want to develop their skills in administering the CVI Range. Early bird expires on October 20th! Hands-on practice to increase...
More Than the Law - Some Thoughts on the Transition of Individuals Who Are Deafblind Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial, Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness. Steve presents an overview of the IDEA 2004 regulations related to transition but at the...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille. These frameworks for English/Language Arts...
45 Teaching Strategies in 60 Minutes Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments. From student evaluation to specialized...
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 1 Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial is the first part of a two-part presentation on data collection. Take this tutorial to learn about efficient data collection systems, when it’s appropriate to collect data and how to...
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial Dr. Karen Blankenship provides an overview of Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments (QPVI) and explains the QPVI process and upcoming training opportunities....
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 2 Self-paced | Approximately one hour As teachers and related service providers, we tend to be at one extreme or the other...too much data without a purpose OR not enough data to determine progress. If you would like to learn how to find...
Transition for All Ages Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two videos included in this training module that discuss the importance of starting the process of transition to adult life as early as possible. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE...
FVA for Students with Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach Across Disciplines Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities. It also provides answers to common FVA questions, such as "How should I build an FVA for students with...
Teaching Science to Young Children With Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 days Exposure to STEM at an early age leads to success in future classes. In this tutorial participants will be able to use strategies and activities presented to introduce STEM concepts to students who...
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,...
National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple weeks "National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments, Including Those with Multiple Disabilities" is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments,...
Welcoming Students with Visual Impairment to Your School Self-paced | Multiple weeks Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be familiar with...
The Role of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments with Students who have Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, including the role & function of the...

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