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Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 18 – August 12, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early Bird expires on Monday, May 21st. This course will educate stakeholders on up and coming forms of digital instructional materials,...
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...
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....
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Please sign up to be on waiting list and we will notify you when an opening occurs. Or, secure your spot now for Summer Session. Starts on April 9 – June 3, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks....
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Please sign up to be on waiting list and we will notify you when an oppening occurs. Check out other Spring and Summer online classes at www.perkinselearning.org/earn-credits/online-class...
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...
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...
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...
FVA for Students with CVI Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with Cortical Visual Impairment. For children with multiple disabilities and who have been identified with CVI, the picture often...
Teaching Science Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 4 video segments included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired. Participants...
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...
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....
Functional Vision Assessment Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Functional Vision Assessment" is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Plan to spend 1 week working through each...
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, 1.5 CTLE...
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...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Self-paced | 1-2 days Learn how to activate the iOS accessibility options and maximize the functionality of iOS devices for students who are visually impaired. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or...

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