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Jan 21
Cortical Visual Impairment Onsite Training | 1-2 days 3 Saturdays – Blended Workshop with Ellen Mazel. The first workshop begins on January 21, followed by January 28 and February 4, 2017 (snow date — February 11, 2017). This course focuses on Cortical...
Jan 30
Sign Language Classes - Spring 2017 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2017 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on January 30, 2017 and run for 10 weeks. Registration open until January 25. Anyone age 16 or...
Feb 3 - Feb 4
Active Learning: Functional Schemes Assessment Onsite Training | 1-2 days Join Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L., as she provides you with this fresh and pioneering approach. Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing...
Feb 4 - Feb 5
UEB Math Onsite Training | 1-2 days This course is designed for teachers of students with visual impairments and school personnel with a working knowledge of Unified English Braille (UEB) for literary content. Participants will be...
Feb 11
An Introduction to Cardboard Carpentry Onsite Training | 1-2 days Learn about the benefits of building assistive devices out of corrugated material. This three layered cardboard is lightweight, bendable, strong, easy to work with, and relatively inexpensive....
Mar 3 - Mar 4
The Use of AAC with Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Onsite Training | 1-2 days This presentation will explore ways in which educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) systems for students who are blind/visually impaired...
Mar 10 - Mar 11
Assessing and Supporting the Student in Phase 3 CVI Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop is part of a CVI Series. Students in Phase III CVI present unique challenges! This workshop is designed to support families and educators in assessing and supporting students with CVI...
Mar 10
Using Artists' Stretcher Frames to Build Foldable Sensory Exploration Environments Onsite Training | 1-2 days Children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities need special environmental supports to promote exploration of their surroundings. A foldable sensory exploration frame similar to the “Little...
Mar 13 - Mar 14
The NICU Experience: Effects on Infants and Families (with special consideration of sensory issues including CVI) Onsite Training | 1-2 days This New England Based Training is focused on increasing the knowledge of educators and personnel working with infants and children born premature. The training will include discussion of issues...
Mar 18
Differentiating for English Learners Onsite Training | 1-2 days In this interactive workshop on March 18 and May 6, 2017, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new strategies into...
Apr 5
Ready to Learn! How Behavior Reveals Sensory Processing Issues and What To Do About It Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop is part of a Multiple Disabilities Series. Children learn best when they are comfortable, alert, and able to engage with the people, materials, and experiences that are available to...
Apr 8
CVI: "What’s the Complexity?" Assessing and managing visual complexity throughout the school day for students with cortical visual impairment (CVI) Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop is part of a CVI Series. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and learn to use the What's the Complexity framework. The goal is for participants...
Apr 28 - Apr 29
Creating Accessible Materials Using iBooks Author Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop is part of a Trends in Visual Impairment Series. Our classrooms are becoming digital learning environments, including e-books, Word documents, and PowerPoint presentations. With a...
May 5
Introduction to Basic Electronics for Switch Construction and Toy Modification Onsite Training | 1-2 days Switches can enable children with disabilities to have interesting sensory experiences, activate toys, and access computers. During this class we will look at how to make a simple cause and effect...




Workshop Series

CVI Series Onsite Training | Multiple weeks This series features four workshops —  CVI Range Scoring, Cortical Visual Impairment, Phase 3 CVI, and CVI Complexity — totaling 62 continuing education credits. Cost for this series is $750 — $675...
Multiple Disabilities Series Onsite Training | Multiple weeks This series features five workshops — AT in Minutes (NEW), All Behavior is Communication, Sensory Processing, Active Learning, and Using AAC — totaling 62 continuing education credits. Cost for this...
Trends in Visual Impairment Series Onsite Training | Multiple weeks This series features three workshops — Hi-Tech O&M, UEB Math, and Creating Accessible Materials Using iBooks — totaling 52 continuing education credits. Cost for this series is $600 — $525 early...