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Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 14, 2019 to December 1, 2019 and runs for 7 weeks. Early bird expires on Monday, September 14, 2019. In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will...
Using Gamification to Maximize ECC Outcomes Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour     Software developer and entrepreneur Marty Schultz demonstrates electronic game applications to teach skill areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum. His company Objective Ed builds on groundwork...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT!   Starts on February 4 – March 31, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA),...
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...
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Registration Closed   Returning on October 8 – December 2, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on Monday, September 10, 2018. In this course, you will learn how to support children and...
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...
Let's Get Cooking: Teaching Meal Preparation Skills to Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days With organizational skills and adaptive tools and techniques, students can practice their meal preparation schools and prepare for independent living and job training. This tutorial explores various...
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills, such as game play, choice making, and exploring new interests....
Sexuality Topics and Intervention Strategies: Taking care of personal needs for individuals who are visually impaired Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial addresses sexuality issues among children and young adults who are visually impaired and/or blind. It will include the need to establish early appropriate social and safe behaviors...
Social Skills Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that explore social skills and sexuality for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....
Sensory Processing (Part 1 of 2): Sensory Processing and Dysfunction Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is the first part of Sensory Processing in which participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorders. The...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille. These frameworks for English/Language Arts...
Sensory Processing (Part 2 of 2): Techniques to Address Sensory Processing Difficulties Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is the second part of Sensory Processing in which Amanda Martinage presents techniques to address sensory processing difficulties — with practical activity suggestions provided,...
Applying the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Applying the Expanded Core Curriculum" is made up of 6 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be...
Transition to College Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 webcasts included in this training module that discusses college preparation with parents and educators. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education credits...
45 Teaching Strategies in 60 Minutes Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments. From student evaluation to specialized...
Functional Curriculum Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that offer opportunities to practice such skills within the learning...
Theme Based Lessons Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities. You can also read her blog posts on Paths to Literacy....
Expanded Core Curriculum: A Team Approach Self-paced | Multiple days Finding it difficult to get buy-in from your student's educational team, family/caregivers, clinical providers, and school administrators? This tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the...
Beyond the Classroom: Topics in the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 4 webinars included in this training module that address areas of the Expanded Core that often take place outside of a formal classroom setting. Participants will earn 5 ACVREP credits, 5...

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