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The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 28, 2019 to December 15, 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...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks   Fall Session starts September 23, 2019 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...
5th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium Onsite Training | Multiple days Please join us for a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field on Thursday, July 11 and on Friday, July 12. Engage  in collaborative efforts to advance progress related to the challenges...
Phase III CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT!!   This 8 week course will run from June 24, 2019 to August 18, 2019. This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered...
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Class starts June 17, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will educate stakeholders on up and coming forms of digital instructional materials, tools to access multimedia, and how to integrate...
Person-Centered Planning Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 10, 2019 – July 7, 2019 and runs for 4 weeks. Early bird expires on May 27, 2019. This course will support students' pathways to success through this facilitated approach that empowers...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT - please join our waitlist   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)...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT!!   Spring Session starts April 8, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. Please note: There will not be a Summer offering of this course! This course will provide an overview of the principles and...
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 March 3, 2019. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual impairments and...
Differentiating for English Language Learners Onsite Training | Multiple days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 9 and March 30, 2019, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
Working with Children with CVI from a PT/OT Perspective Self-paced | Approximately one hour During this 1 1/2 hour tutorial, Karen will talk about: The ten characteristics associated with CVI The three phases of CVI progression Treatment techniques and therapy modifications to support...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Winter Session) 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...
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...
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Self-paced | Multiple 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 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...
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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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...

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