Self-Paced Tutorials for Best Practices

45 Teaching Strategies in 60 Minutes Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments. From student evaluation to specialized...
Becoming a Team to Build Understanding of CVI Self-paced | Approximately one hour Burju Sari is the proud mother of two beautiful boys.  Born premature, one of the boys experienced a brain bleed, unbeknownst to the parents.  Learn how Omer and his family’s lives changed once he...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial examines the elements that make the Common Core State Standards different from previous state standards, and the challenges they present for students with visual impairments....
Communication Skills (Keys 7) Self-paced | Multiple days About this tutorial... This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for Orientation & Mobility Instructors, Parents, TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Teachers of the Deafblind or...
Curriculum-Universal Design Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 modules included in this self-paced tutorial that examine the 3 principles of Universal Design for Living, strategies for collaborating with classroom teachers to ensure students are...
Determining Type & Amount of Itinerant TVI Service – Using the VISSIT Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial explains the purpose of The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity of Texas (VISSIT), demonstrates its use, and briefly reports the findings of its field-testing and initial...
Educational Advocacy Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that address topics of educational advocacy for parents, educators, and policy makers. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP credits, 1.5 CTLE...
Functional Vision Assessment Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Functional Vision Assessment" is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Plan to spend 1 week working through each...
FVA for Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with Cortical Visual Impairment. For children with multiple disabilities and who have been identified with CVI, the picture often...
FVA for Students with Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach Across Disciplines Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities. It also provides answers to common FVA questions, such as "How should I build an FVA for students with...
Instructional Strategies: A Universal design for Learning Approach Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 sessions included in this training module that the address the principles of Universal design for Learning and ways to balance universal strategies with individualized needs. Register to...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Self-paced | Multiple 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, CTLE credits, or...
More Than the Law - Some Thoughts on the Transition of Individuals Who Are Deafblind Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness. Steve presents an overview of the IDEA 2004 regulations related to transition but at the...
National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple weeks "National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments, Including Those with Multiple Disabilities" is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments,...
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,...
Orientation and Mobility Programs (Keys 9) Self-paced | Multiple days   "O&M Programs" is made up of 3 modules, each containing video segments, readings, lectures, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.  Plan to spend 1 week working...
Practicing The CVI Range Self-paced | Multiple days In order to administer The CVI Range with competency, the assessor has had to have a fair amount of practice and we hope that this provides a solution. In response to comments from practitioners in...
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial Dr. Karen Blankenship provides an overview of Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments (QPVI) and explains the QPVI process and upcoming training opportunities....
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 1 Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial is the first part of a two-part presentation on data collection. Take this tutorial to learn about efficient data collection systems, when it’s appropriate to collect data and how to...
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 2 Self-paced | Approximately one hour As teachers and related service providers, we tend to be at one extreme or the other...too much data without a purpose OR not enough data to determine progress. If you would like to learn how to find...

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