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Path to Literacy – CVI Prerequisites (New Hampshire) Onsite Training | 1-2 days 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 | 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,...
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...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial examines the elements that make the Common Core State Standards different from previous state standards, and the challenges they present for students with visual impairments....
Dual Media Learners: Instructional Strategies and Assessment Self-paced | 1-2 days Teaching children who are dual media learners presents challenges, but offers incredible rewards as they develop the literacy tools needed for success. This tutorial provides an overview of the...
Audio Supported Reading (ASR) Instructional Strategies Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial provides an overview of how Audio Supported Reading (ASR) can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy. The tutorial also...
Introducing the Perkins SMART Brailler Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial from Perkins Solutions is designed to provide an overview of the SMART Brailler's features and benefits, as well as to share ideas on some of the ways in which the SMART Brailler can...
Tools and Resources for Making Decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and Assistive Technology Self-paced | This tutorial describes the tools and resources that can help teams make appropriate decisions about accessible educational materials (AEM) and reading tools. The tutorial will also cover the...
Literacy Adaptations for Students who are Deafblind Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind. Sectioned off into four categories, the presenters will...
Theme Based Lessons Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities. You can also read her blog posts on Paths to Literacy....
Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies to improve reading and writing skills of students with visual impairments and additional disabilities....
Paths to Literacy: Introducing an Online Hub Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial introduces Paths to Literacy, a new online resource for information about literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....
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...

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