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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...
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...
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...
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...
Braille and Tactile Graphics Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content. This...
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on September 18 – November 12, 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...
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...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: Tutorial Self-paced | Multiple weeks Cerebral Visual Impairment is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Plan to spend 1 week working through each...
Challenges that Families of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired Face as Parents, Partners and Ambassadors Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the various issues that parents of children who are blind or visually impaired with or without additional disabilities face...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Join Waiting List to be notified when an opening occurs. Sign Up for Winter Session. Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 9 – June 3, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI). The...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Summer Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 26 – August 20, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI). The...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Sign up for waiting list for Winter Session. To register for Spring 2018 session, please use the link below. SIGN UP FOR SPRING SESSION » Starts on April 9 – June 3, 2018 and runs for 8...
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...
Differentiating for English Learners Onsite Training | 1-2 days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 10 and March 31, 2018, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
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....
Focus on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference: 13th Annual Onsite Training | 1-2 days Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Focus on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference. Register early and save! Friends Matter: Promoting Authentic Social Opportunities for All March...
Improving Literacy Skills Self-paced | 1-2 days This three part self-paced tutorial will explore techniques and strategies that will enhance classroom materials for children who read Braille, and children with CVI. This will include literacy...
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...

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