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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 | 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 TBD 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 course is based on 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 Starts on January 22 – March 18, 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)....
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....
Fourth Annual CVI Symposium: CVI Best Practices and Current Research presented by experts in 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...
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...
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,...
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....

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