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Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring 2019) Online Class | Multiple weeks Spring Session starts April 8, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. Please note: There will not be a Summer offering of this course! This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of...
14th Annual "Focus" on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference Onsite Training | Multiple days Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss March 13, 2019  8:00 am - 3:30 pm  Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA Welcome Remarks:  David D’Arcangelo’, ...
Differentiating for English Language Learners Onsite Training | Multiple days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 2 and March 30, 2019, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
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...
Saltonstall Sign Language Series – Spring 2019 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2019 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin January 28 and run for 10 weeks.  Anyone age 16 or over may register. Level One: Includes...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Sold out! Please join our Spring Session Starts on January 21 – March 17, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT Fall 2018 Session starts on October 22 – December 16, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have...
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...
Active Learning: Promoting Independence and Learning in Children with Multiple Special Needs Onsite Training | Multiple 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 Please join us for Winter 2019 Session, starting on January 21, 2019. Summer session starts on July 9, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and...
4th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium: Perspectives on CVI Onsite Training | Multiple 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 - New Hampshire Onsite Training | Multiple 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...
CVI & the NICU Experience: Effects on Infants and Families (with special consideration of sensory issues including CVI) Onsite Training | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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...
Challenges that Families of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired Face as Parents, Partners and Ambassadors Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Promoting Social Competence Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide theoretical and practical applications for assessing and teaching students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities the...
Teaching Independent Living Skills (Keys 11) Self-paced | Multiple days This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for Orientation & Mobility Instructors, Parents, TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Teachers of the Deafblind or Severely Impaired, and...
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...
Partnering with Parents Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that discuss the experiences of the families of children with disabilities, and the relationships with the professionals who support them....

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