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

Jun 20 - Jul 24
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 20 – July 24, 2016 and runs for 5 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will...
Jun 27 - Aug 21
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 on June 27 – August 21, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five...
Jul 11 - Sep 4
Cortical Visual Impairment - Dr. Christine Roman Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 11 – September 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 impairment (CVI)....
Jul 18 - Sep 4
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 18 – September 4, 2016 and runs for 7 weeks. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social...
Jul 25 - Aug 28
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 25 – August 28, 2016 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...


All Online Classes

Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 20 – July 24, 2016 and runs for 5 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 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 AAC registration for Spring 2016 Session is closed. Please sign up to be on the waiting list. We will notify you when an opening occurs. Starts on April 25 – May 29, 2016 and runs for 5 weeks. This...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 18 – September 4, 2016 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 professional development workshop teaches participants how to use Bookshare resources and tools so that teachers can provide timely access to textbooks and...
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 25 – August 28, 2016 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...
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 - Dr. Christine Roman Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 11 – September 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 impairment (CVI)....
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 on June 27 – August 21, 2016 and runs for 8 weeks. Explore over 101 new solutions that can be created in five...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD 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 screening 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 Cerebral registration for Spring 2016 Session is closed. Please sign up to be on the waiting list. We will notify you when an opening occurs. Starts on March 7 – May 15, 2016. This is a 5 session...
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD. This 8-week course will educate participants on up and coming forms of digital instructional materials, tools to access multimedia, and how to integrate technology into a student’s...
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 Start date TBD. This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments by examining the differences in social development. Learners will be introduced...
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...