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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...
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 | Starts on September 18 – November 12, 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 (...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Spring Registration is SOLD OUT! Please sign up for Summer Session » You can also sign up for waiting list. We will notify you when an opening occurs for Spring Session! We also have the following...
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)....
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...
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....
IEPs and Incorporating the Common Core Standards for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks Start date TBD and runs for 7 weeks. This class will provide an overview on IEPs for students who are blind or visually impaired including those with additional disabilities. In addition, this course...
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...
Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Onsite Training | 1-2 days The presenters will discuss a variety of strategies, accommodations, and adaptations for teaching literacy to children who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities. Detailed discussion will...
Ophthalmologic Examination Integrated With Functional Aspects of Cortical Visual Impairment Self-paced | This tutorial discusses the importance of adequate evaluation and the importance of families, educators, and ophthalmologist working together. The tutorial also addresses the role of the...
Partnering with Parents Self-paced | 1-2 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....
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...
SEI Mini Course: Differentiating for ELLS through the WICA Framework Onsite Training | 1-2 days Sold out! Please sign up to be on waiting list » In this interactive workshop on March 18 and May 6, 2017, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and...
Sign Language Classes - Spring 2017 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2017 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on January 30, 2017 and run for 10 weeks. Registration open until January 25. Anyone age 16 or...

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