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Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 23 – August 26, 2018 and runs for 5 weeks. Early Bird expires on Monday, June 25th. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for...
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 30 – June 10, 2018 and runs for 6 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will...
Cortical Visual Impairment Topics - Dr. Christine Roman Onsite Training | 1-2 days 3 Day Workshop — Choose 1, 2, or 3 Days. Workshop Dates: March 12th, 14th, and 16th, 2018 Workshop Fee: $150 per day (Early Bird $125.00) or ALL 3-days: $350.00 Credits Per Day: 6 PDP’s, ACVREP's,...
Differentiating for English Learners Onsite Training | 1-2 days Registration is closed. Please check out other onsite professional development opportunities at www.perkinselearning.org/events. In this interactive, blended workshop on March 10 and March 31, 2018,...
Sign Language Classes - Spring 2018 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks Registration for Spring 2018 Sign Language Classes is closed. Check back for Fall Registration. In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2018 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New Hampshire) Onsite Training | 1-2 days SOLD OUT! Sign up for waiting list. Check out this FREE workshop at other locations in New York and Massachusetts. New York: Dominican CollegeFriday and Saturday, November 10 and 11, 2017 470...
Functional Literacy Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 5 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. The tutorial uses the text Keys to Educational Success...
Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Students with CVI Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with a diagnosis of Cortical Visual Impairment. The focus will...
Get Started Quickly and Easily with Bookshare Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on TBD and runs for 2 weeks. This short course is designed for educators who have little familiarity with Bookshare and want a quick and easy way to get their organizational membership...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille. These frameworks for English/Language Arts...
Bookshare in Depth Self-paced | Multiple weeks Bookshare in Depth is made up of 5 sessions, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be familiar with all...
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...
Effective Access to Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial looks at positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities and how to effectively use and modify...
Assessment of Students Who Have Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 4 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. The tutorial uses the text Keys to Educational Success:...
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This course offers participants an opportunity to learn how to train others on Bookshare features and functionality. The class offers AT specialists, trainers,...
Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two webinars included in this training module that discuss how to modify the environment and materials for more effective access to literacy and communication for students with visual and...
Accessing the Printed Word Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content....
Bookshare in Depth Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This workshop offers staff development that will have a long-lasting impact on teachers, as well as improved outcomes for students with print disabilities. The...
Assessment That Informs Instruction: Don't Just Guess - Assess! Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explores the role of the teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI) in reading and writing instruction, both as a collaborator with the general classroom teacher and as a...
Listening to Learn Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial will examine how the Listening strand of the Common Core Standards aligns with many state academic standards. The tutorial also explores listening as a learning strategy for students...

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