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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...
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...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial examines the elements that make the Common Core State Standards different from previous state standards, and the challenges they present for students with visual impairments....
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks 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 with students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI). The...
Curriculum-Universal Design Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 4 modules included in this self-paced tutorial that examine the 3 principles of Universal Design for Living, strategies for collaborating with classroom teachers to ensure students are...
Determining Type & Amount of Itinerant TVI Service – Using the VISSIT Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial explains the purpose of The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity of Texas (VISSIT), demonstrates its use, and briefly reports the findings of its field-testing and initial...
Differentiating for English Learners Onsite Training | 1-2 days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 10 and March 31, 2018, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
Educational Advocacy Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that address topics of educational advocacy for parents, educators, and policy makers. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP credits or 1.5 PDPs...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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....
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...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on March 19 – April 29, 2018 and runs for 6 weeks. Early Bird Ends on Monday, February 19, 2018. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual impairments and...
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...
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...
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 waiting list and we will nofify you if there's a spot open and/or for our next offering on this course. Starts on April 9 – May 27, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks....
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 or...
TVI: Effective Collaboration Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities that include blindness, visual impairment, or...

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