Self-Paced Tutorials for Visual Impairment and Blindness

Accessible Literacy for Early Readers Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 6 sessions included in this Accessible Literacy for Early Readers training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional...
Accessing the Printed Word Self-paced | Multiple 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....
Applying the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Applying the Expanded Core Curriculum" is made up of 6 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be...
Assessment of Students Who Have Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. The tutorial uses the text Keys to Educational Success:...
Beyond the Classroom: Topics in the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 4 webinars included in this training module that address areas of the Expanded Core that often take place outside of a formal classroom setting. Participants will earn 5 ACVREP credits, 5...
Bookshare in Depth Self-paced | Multiple weeks Bookshare in Depth is made up of 5 sessions, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be familiar with all...
Braille and Tactile Graphics Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content. This...
Building Strategies Around CVI Phases Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial presents careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI to help staff and parents understand the unique learning needs for each CVI Phase. They can then build strategies,...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: Tutorial Self-paced | Multiple weeks Cerebral Visual Impairment 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...
CHARGE Syndrome Self-paced | Multiple weeks CHARGE Syndrome is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. The class will focus on the following four areas to help...
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 for Children and Students Who are Deafblind Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial provides information on the development of meaningful communication for children who are deaf-blind, strategies for teaching effective communication skills as well as the various modes...
Communication Strategies for Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Comparing Neuroplastic Changes in Ocular versus Cerebral Causes of Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss. Dr. Lotfi B. Merabet uses functional magnetic...
Compensatory Skills: Essential Considerations for Learning Self-paced | Multiple days The child with a visual impairment uses residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste to learn about the world. This tutorial discuss how these senses develop and how they can be optimally used...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 1 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment and is presented by staff of the New England Eye Low Vision Clinic at Perkins. Participants will...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 2 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is Part 2 of a 2-part exploration of the experience of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education...
Curriculum Adaptations Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that discuss the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities....
CVI Basics Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that discuss the origins, diagnosis, and characteristics of cortical visual impairment (CVI), as well as the evaluation and improvement of...
CVI From a Parent's Perspective Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing...

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