Self-Paced Tutorials for Assistive Technology

Accessing the Printed Word Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content....
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 1: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 2: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing...
Assistive Technologies Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 4 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide: strategies involved in conducting an assessment as well as in choosing the right assistive technology tool for the learner,...
AT Assessment and Accessibility Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the importance of Assistive Technology Assessment and Accessibility. Participants will earn 2 ACVREP credits or 2 PDPs by...
Audio Supported Reading (ASR) Instructional Strategies Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial provides an overview of how Audio Supported Reading (ASR) can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy. The tutorial also...
Communication Strategies for Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | 1-2 days There are four webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments and additional...
Deafblind Technology Solutions Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three videos included in this training module that demonstrate adaptive devices used for communication with individuals who are deafblind, or who have both hearing and visual impairments....
Dueling Devices: Assessing and Justifying Student Needs for Technology Self-paced | 1-2 days Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goals for technology. Participants will...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Self-paced | 1-2 days Finding the right magnification level for your student or client can be key to their independence. This tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial presents an in-depth view of how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments, including those with significant...
Introducing the Perkins SMART Brailler Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial from Perkins Solutions is designed to provide an overview of the SMART Brailler's features and benefits, as well as to share ideas on some of the ways in which the SMART Brailler can...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Self-paced | 1-2 days Learn how to activate the iOS accessibility options and maximize the functionality of iOS devices for students who are visually impaired. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing Education...
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills, such as game play, choice making, and exploring new interests....
Listening to Learn Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial will examine how the Listening strand of the Common Core Standards aligns with many state academic standards. The tutorial also explores listening as a learning strategy for students...
Online Communities Self-paced | There are 3 sessions included within this training on Online Communities of Practice. Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning,...
Paths to Technology Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness to learn about and stay current on ever-changing...
Student Assessment Self-paced | 1-2 days Student Assessments is made up of 4 videos which will discuss the importance of using a combination of assessments when assessing students with visual impairments. Also discussed, is how to evaluate...
Technology for Us Too Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive technology devices both low tech and high...
Technology Tools for Teachers Self-paced | This tutorial explores how to best use technology in the classroom to meet the needs of students with visual impairments or blindness. It includes information about how to determine which technology...

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