Self-Paced Tutorials

CHARGE Syndrome - Series #1: Characteristics and Implications Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the characteristics of CHARGE syndrome and its implications on communication and learning. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP...
CHARGE Syndrome - Series #2: Behavior, Balance and Planning for the Future Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that discuss CHARGE behavioral diagnosis, sensory deficits, physical therapy and the value of work for students. Participants will earn 2.0...
Clothing Care for Students with Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial, learn strategies for teaching clothing care skills to children with visual impairments. It will focus on the instruction of clothing care skills to enhance independence and self-...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Self-paced | 1-2 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 and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two webinars included in this training module that discuss how to modify the environment and materials for more effective access to literacy and communication for students with visual and...
Communication for Children and Students Who are Deafblind Self-paced | 1-2 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 | 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...
Comparing Neuroplastic Changes in Ocular versus Cerebral Causes of Visual Impairment Self-paced | Approximately one hour 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 | 1-2 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 | 1-2 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 | 1-2 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 or Continuing Education credits by...
Curriculum Adaptations Self-paced | 1-2 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....
Curriculum-Universal Design Self-paced | 1-2 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...
CVI Basics Self-paced | 1-2 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 | 1-2 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 or Continuing Education credits...
CVI, Albinism, and Environmental Adaptations Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three 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....
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...
Dual Media Learners: Instructional Strategies and Assessment Self-paced | 1-2 days Teaching children who are dual media learners presents challenges, but offers incredible rewards as they develop the literacy tools needed for success. This tutorial provides an overview of the...
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...

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