Online Classes

Online classes are instructor-led, collaborative learning experience with a cohort of professionals with similar needs and interests. They are asynchronous, meaning the class works through the material together, but does not meet at a specified date or time.
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Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities April 03 to May 21 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 3 – May 21, 2017 and runs for 7 weeks. In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) April 10 to June 04 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 10 – June 4, 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...
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes - Part Two April 10 to June 04 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 10 – June 4, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five minutes or less using every day tools and materials. This course challenges new...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Summer Session) June 26 to August 20 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...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum July 10 to August 27 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 10 – August 27, 2017 and runs for 7 weeks. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social...
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer July 10 to August 13 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 10 – August 13, 2017 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...
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind July 10 to August 20 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 10 – August 20, 2017 and runs for 6 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will...
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments July 10 to September 03 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 10 – September 3, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. Classrooms are becoming increasingly technology driven and full of multimedia instructional materials. As digital instructional materials...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities July 17 to August 20 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 17 – August 20, 2017 and runs for 5 weeks. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for educators who work with early communicators with...
Bookshare: Organizational Membership July 24 to August 06 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 24 – August 6, 2017 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...


All Online Classes

Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 10 – August 20, 2017 and runs for 6 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will...
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 3 – May 21, 2017 and runs for 7 weeks. In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 17 – August 20, 2017 and runs for 5 weeks. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for educators who work with early communicators with...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 10 – August 27, 2017 and runs for 7 weeks. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social...
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...
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 10 – August 13, 2017 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...
Bookshare: Organizational Membership Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 24 – August 6, 2017 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...
CHARGE Syndrome – Basic Information for Care Providers Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD. This online class has been developed to provide basic information for people who are providing direct care for children/adolescents/adults with CHARGE Syndrome or for parents who are...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 10 – June 4, 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 (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...
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes - Part Two Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 10 – June 4, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five minutes or less using every day tools and materials. This course challenges new...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on March 20 – May 14, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning media...
Expanding the Core Curriculum for Children and Youth with Visual Impairments: Emphasis on Career Education, Self-Determination, and Transition Services Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD 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, through the first four...
IEPs and Incorporating the Common Core Standards for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks Start date TBD. This professional development class is appropriate for special educators, administrators, and other related service personnel working with students who are visually impaired or blind...
Introduction to Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children: Visual Impairment Due to Damage to the Brain Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 16 – March 26, 2017. 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...
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 10 – September 3, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. Classrooms are becoming increasingly technology driven and full of multimedia instructional materials. As digital instructional materials...
Preparing for Transition from School to Adult Life – Starting the Process Early! Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 23 – February 26, 2017 and runs for 5 weeks. This course addresses creating a smooth transition process and successfully preparing a young person for the world of work and/or post-...
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 10 – December 4, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments by examining the differences in...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on March 6 – April 16, 2017 and runs for 6 weeks. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in the sensorimotor stage...
Working with Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Visual Impairment (ASDVI) Online Class | Multiple weeks Start date TBD and runs for 8 weeks. Participants will engage in an online learning environment to increase their knowledge of the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Visual...