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5th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium: Perspectives on CVI Onsite Training | Multiple days Save the date! Join us for a two-day workshop on Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12 which presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field. Discuss current research and...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks This 7 weeks course, starts on July 8, 2019 - August 25, 2019  This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social...
Phase III CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks 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 to be in...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 3, 2019 - July 7, 2019 and runs for 5 weeks. Early Bird expires on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities often require Augmentative-...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring 2019) Online Class | Multiple weeks 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 practices of...
Person-Centered Planning Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on March 11, 2019 – April 7, 2019 and runs for 4 weeks. Early bird expires on February 24, 2019. This course will support students' pathways to success through this facilitated approach that...
Differentiating for English Language 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...
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks     SOLD OUT!      Starts on January 28 – March 24, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on January 13, 2019. This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students...
Saltonstall Sign Language Series – Spring 2019 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2019 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin January 28 and run for 10 weeks.  Anyone age 16 or over may register. Level One: Includes...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Sold out! Please join our Spring Session Starts on January 21 – March 17, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT Fall 2018 Session starts on October 22 – December 16, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have...
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 30 – June 10, 2018 and runs for 6 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will...
All Behavior is Communication Onsite Training | Multiple days This workshop is part of a Multiple Disabilities Series. This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior. FCT is...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: Another Way of Seeing Onsite Training | Multiple days This workshop is part of a CVI Series. Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) can present in a variety of ways in children. Some may have very little functionally useful vision along with multiple...
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...
Speech Pathologists and Cortical Visual Impairment: An Overview of the SLP's Role in Working with Children with CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial addresses Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) through the experience of a Speech and language Pathologist by examining the characteristics of CVI that affect speech, language, and feeding...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 1: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities (including deaf-blindness) when designing...
Communication Skills (Keys 7) Self-paced | Multiple days About this tutorial... This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for Orientation & Mobility Instructors, Parents, TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Teachers of the Deafblind or...
Real-Life Learning Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits...
Becoming a Team to Build Understanding of CVI Self-paced | Approximately one hour Burju Sari is the proud mother of two beautiful boys.  Born premature, one of the boys experienced a brain bleed, unbeknownst to the parents.  Learn how Omer and his family’s lives changed once he...

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