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Differentiating for English 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...
Principles of Literacy for Students with CVI (New Hampshire) Onsite Training | 1 day One day workshop in New Hampshire — Friday, October 26, 2018 — at Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301. The workshop will be used to emphasize the foundational principles used to...
Sign Language Classes - Fall 2018 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Fall 2018 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on September 24 and run for 10 weeks. Registration open until September 18, 2018. Anyone age 16 or...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT - 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)...
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 | Multiple 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,...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New Hampshire) Onsite Training | Multiple 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...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Self-paced | Multiple 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...
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...
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...
Effective Access to Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Improving Literacy Skills Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Assessment of Students Who Have Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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...
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 6 sessions included in this Accessible Literacy for Early Readers training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional...
Assessment That Informs Instruction: Don't Just Guess - Assess! Self-paced | Multiple 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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