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Active Learning: Promoting Independence and Learning in Children with Multiple Special Needs Onsite Training | 1-2 days Join Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L., for a three days workshop on Monday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 18, 2018 to learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while...
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...
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....
Cortical Visual Impairment - New Hampshire Onsite Training | 1-2 days Registration is closed. Check out our calendar for more professional development opportunities in CVI, www.perkinselearning.org/events. One day workshop — Tuesday, March 20th — that focuses on...
POSTPONED! Focus on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference: 13th Annual Onsite Training | 1-2 days Postponed! The 13th Annual "Focus" on Vision Impairment and Blindness Conference: Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability and Vision Loss scheduled for tomorrow, March 14th...
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,...
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on TBD 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 social development....
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...
CVI & 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...
Using Artists' Stretcher Frames to Build Foldable Sensory Exploration Environments Onsite Training | 1-2 days Children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities need special environmental supports to promote exploration of their surroundings. A foldable sensory exploration frame similar to the “Little...
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...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Join Waiting List to be notified when an opening occurs. Starts on TBD and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students...
Eligibility and IEP Development Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development....
Accessible Books and Literacy: Supporting and Encouraging a Love for Literacy Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explores experience and concept books, as well as story and conversation boxes. In addition, you’ll learn how to effectively and creatively adapt classroom materials while enhancing a...
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,...
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...
Managing Behavior Self-paced | 1-2 days In this series, participants will learn techniques on managing behavior with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities. Among the topics that will be covered are an overview of...
Paths to Technology Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness to learn about and stay current on ever-changing...

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