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The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Online Class | Starts on Apr 15, 2019 to May 26, 2019 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the CVI Characteristics (Roman-Lantzy) with an emphasis on how they manifest in...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring 2019) Online Class | Multiple weeks Please join us for Winter 2019 Session, starting on January 21, 2019. Spring Session starts April 8, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on March 18, 2019 - April 28, 2019 and runs for 6 weeks. Early bird expires on February 18, 2019. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual impairments and...
Differentiating for English Learners Onsite Training | Multiple days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 2 and March 30, 2019, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Please register for our Spring 2019 session   The Fall session starts on October 22 – December 9, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the...
4th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium: Perspectives on CVI Onsite Training | Multiple 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...
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 | Multiple 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...
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...
Curriculum-Universal Design Self-paced | Multiple 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...
The Role of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments with Students who have Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple 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...
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...
FVA for Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple 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...
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....
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...
Instructional Strategies: A Universal design for Learning Approach Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 sessions included in this training module that the address the principles of Universal design for Learning and ways to balance universal strategies with individualized needs. Register to...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Practicing The CVI Range Self-paced | Multiple days In order to administer The CVI Range with competency, the assessor has had to have a fair amount of practice and we hope that this provides a solution. In response to comments from practitioners in...
Educational Advocacy Self-paced | Multiple 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...

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