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Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 23 – August 26, 2018 and runs for 5 weeks. Early Bird expires on Monday, June 25th. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 23 – September 9, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. Early Bird expires on Monday, June 25th. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Summer Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Please sign up to be on the waiting list for next session. Visit www.perkinselearning.org/events for more courses and trainings in professional development. Starts on July 9 – September 2...
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...
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...
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....
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,...
Sign Language Classes - Spring 2018 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks Registration for Spring 2018 Sign Language Classes is closed. Check back for Fall Registration. In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2018 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Sign up for waiting list for Winter Session. To register for Summer 2018 session, please use the link below. SIGN UP FOR SUMMER 2018 SESSION » Starts on July 9 – September 2, 2018 and...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: Another Way of Seeing Onsite Training | 1-2 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...
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,...
Visual Impairment and Complex Communication Needs Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two videos included in this training module that discuss how to assess, support, and plan for the complex communications needs of some students with visual impairment. Participants will...
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...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 1: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 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...
Real-Life Learning Self-paced | 1-2 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...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 2: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial, implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students. This tutorial is the second part in a...
Introduction to Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children: Visual Impairment Due to Damage to the Brain Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD. This is a 5 session class spread over 10 weeks. In this course, features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this...
Communication for Children and Students Who are Deafblind Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial provides information on the development of meaningful communication for children who are deaf-blind, strategies for teaching effective communication skills as well as the various modes...
Communication Strategies for Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | 1-2 days There are four webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments and additional...
Curriculum Adaptations Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that discuss the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities....

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