Self-Paced Tutorials

Deafblind Technology Solutions Self-paced | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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...
Early Childhood Education Service Delivery: Routines Based Early Intervention Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is an introduction to the principles of routine based early intervention. The focus will be on teachers of the visually impaired (TVI) using routines to provide vision/sensory specific...
Early Orientation and Mobility: Birth to Three Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on birth to three orientation and mobility skills, such as hand use, crawling, standing, and walking. Register to Take This Tutorial »   Participants will earn 1.5...
Educating Students with Visual Impairments & Multiple Disabilities: An Overview Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Participants will earn...
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...
Effective Access to Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial looks at positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities and how to effectively use and modify...
Eligibility and IEP Development Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development....
Expanded Core Curriculum: A Team Approach Self-paced | Multiple days Finding it difficult to get buy-in from your student's educational team, family/caregivers, clinical providers, and school administrators? This tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the...
Functional Curriculum Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that offer opportunities to practice such skills within the learning...
Functional Literacy Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 5 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...
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...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Global Positioning Systems and the Traveler with a Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial will cover the parameters of GPS for the traveler with a visual impairment, examples of how to effectively use the information to nurture the development of travel confidence and...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Improving Literacy Skills Self-paced | Multiple days This three part self-paced tutorial will explore techniques and strategies that will enhance classroom materials for children who read Braille, and children with CVI. This will include literacy...

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