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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Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum September 18 to November 12 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 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...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) September 18 to November 12 Online Class | SOLD OUT! Join Waiting List to be notified when an opening occurs. Sign Up for Winter Session. Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments September 25 to November 19 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts September 25 and runs for 8 weeks. The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning media assessment (LMA),...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development October 02 to November 12 Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Sign up for waiting list to be notified when an opening occurs. Starts October 2 and runs for 6 weeks. The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI October 23 to December 10 Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Join Waiting List: Graduate Credit or Join Waiting List: Professional Development Level. Starts on October 23 – December 10, 2017 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) January 22 to March 18 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 22 – March 18, 2018 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)....
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired January 29 to March 25 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 29 – March 25, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on January 1st! This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments...
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities January 29 to March 18 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 29 – March 18, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. Early bird expires on January 1st! In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are...
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes February 05 to April 01 Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on February 5 – April 1, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on January 8th! Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five minutes or less using every day tools and...


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 January 29 – March 18, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. Early bird expires on January 1st! In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are...
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...
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 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...
CHARGE Syndrome – Basic Information for Care Providers Online Class | Multiple weeks Start date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. 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...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Online Class | SOLD OUT! Join Waiting List to be notified when an opening occurs. Sign Up for Winter Session. Starts on September 18 – November 12, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on TBD 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 course is based on 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...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 22 – March 18, 2018 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)....
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on February 5 – April 1, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on January 8th! Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five minutes or less using every day tools and...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts September 25 and runs for 8 weeks. The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning media assessment (LMA),...
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...
IEPs and Incorporating the Common Core Standards for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks Start date TBD and runs for 7 weeks. This class will provide an overview on IEPs for students who are blind or visually impaired including those with additional disabilities. In addition, this course...
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 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 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 January 29 – March 25, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on January 1st! This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments...