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Advocacy Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 3 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide approaches for instruction on deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines, IEPs and how to negotiate the...
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 3 – May 21, 2017 and runs for 7 weeks. In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or...
Comparing Neuroplastic Changes in Ocular versus Cerebral Causes of Visual Impairment Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss. Dr. Lotfi B. Merabet uses functional magnetic...
Early Childhood Education Service Delivery: Routines Based Early Intervention Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial is an introduction to the principles of routine based early intervention. The focus will be on teachers of the visually impaired (TVI) using routines to provide vision/sensory specific...
Evidenced-Based Practices for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities, Including Deafblindness: Assessment and Instructional Frameworks for Communication and Tactile Skills Onsite Training | 1-2 days Starts on July 19 – July 21, 2016 and runs for 3 days. This 3-day workshop will bring together national experts in the field to share their expertise related to instruction for students with visual...
Expanding the Core Curriculum for Children and Youth with Visual Impairments: Emphasis on Career Education, Self-Determination, and Transition Services Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on March 20 – May 14, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. In this course, you will learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities, through...
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia/Septo Optic Dysplasia: An Overview and Understanding for Educators Onsite Training | 1-2 days This full day workshop on Saturday, April 2 discusses what is Septo Optic Dysplasia/Optic Nerve Hypoplasia? What else might be involved besides vision? An understanding of ONH/SOD will help us...
Ready to Learn! How Behavior Reveals Sensory Processing Issues and What To Do About It Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop is part of a Multiple Disabilities Series. Children learn best when they are comfortable, alert, and able to engage with the people, materials, and experiences that are available to...
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 or Continuing...
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 10 – December 4, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments by examining the differences in...
The NICU Experience: Effects on Infants and Families (with special consideration of sensory issues including CVI) Onsite Training | 1-2 days This New England Based Training is focused on increasing the knowledge of educators and personnel working with infants and children born premature. The training will include discussion of issues...
Transition to Preschool Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two webcasts included in this training module that discussions services provided through Early Intervention, and preparations for transitioning from services into school. 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...