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5th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium: Perspectives on CVI Onsite Training | Multiple days Save the date! Join us for a two-day workshop on Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12 which presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field. Discuss current research and...
Phase III CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks This 8 week course will run from June 24, 2019 to August 18, 2019. This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in...
Active Learning:Maine- 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 two day workshop on May 2nd and May 3rd 2019 to learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical,...
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...
Vision After Occipital Lobectomy and Related Surgeries Self-paced | Approximately one hour   Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference, regarding brain surgeries which remove or disconnect one occipital lobe,...
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...
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...
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,...
Accessible Books and Literacy: Supporting and Encouraging a Love for Literacy Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Managing Behavior Self-paced | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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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