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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Upcoming Online Classes

Sep 12 - Nov 6
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on September 12 – November 6, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. Classrooms are becoming increasingly technology driven and full of multimedia instructional materials. As digital instructional...
Oct 3 - Nov 6
Bookshare in Depth Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 3 – November 6, 2016 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...
Oct 10 - Dec 4
Cortical Visual Impairment Online Class | Multiple weeks Fall Session starts on October 10 – December 4, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual...
Oct 10 - Dec 4
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...
Oct 17 - Nov 27
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 17 – November 27, 2016 and runs for 6 weeks. This course will offer practical teaching strategies for students for with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in the...


All Online Classes

Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will become familiar with...
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD 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 multiply disabled....
Assistive Technology in Minutes for Students Who Are Blind with Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks This amazing hands-on online learning course is based on the book Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions. You will use an assortment of the tools and...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for educators who work with early communicators with visual impairments...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 7 weeks. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to the...
Bookshare in Depth Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 3 – November 6, 2016 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...
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date 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...
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 Online Class | Multiple weeks Fall Session starts on October 10 – December 4, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual...
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes - Part Two Online Class | Multiple weeks NOTE: Participants can take this course without taking Part 1 of this class. Starts date TBD and runs for 8 weeks. Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five minutes or less using...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Returning Winter 2017 and runs for 8 weeks.The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA); functional vision assessment, learning media assessment, and...
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 date TBD. 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 children with this...
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on September 12 – November 6, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. Classrooms are becoming increasingly technology driven and full of multimedia instructional materials. As digital instructional...
Preparing for Transition from School to Adult Life – Starting the Process Early! Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD 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-secondary education. The...
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 October 17 – November 27, 2016 and runs for 6 weeks. This course will offer practical teaching strategies for students for with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in the...
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...