Self-Paced Tutorials

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...
Planning an Effective Transition Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 2 sessions included in this training module on transition planning for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. The tutorial uses the text, Keys to Educational Success...
Promoting Social Competence Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide theoretical and practical applications for assessing and teaching students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities the...
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Self-paced | 1-2 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....
Real-Life Learning Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits...
Recognizing and Building Abstract Thinking in the Child with Visual Impairment Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial, learn how to distinguish between concrete and abstract thinking and design learning activities that develop abstract thinking. Register to Take This Tutorial »  ...
Science and Math Inclusion for Students with Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate importance of Science and Math inclusion for vision impaired students. Participants will earn 2 ACVREP credits, 2 CTLE credits,...
Science Inquiry for Students with Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial addresses the NGSS standard for teaching science through inquiry-based methodologies, and explores its impact for teaching students with visual impairments. It provides an overview of...
Sensory Activities: Experiences to Improve Communication and Literacy for Children with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explains the importance of pairing sensory activities and communication skills for more effective learning for children with visual and multiple disabilities. It also covers strategies...
Sensory Processing (Part 1 of 2): Sensory Processing and Dysfunction Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial is the first part of Sensory Processing in which participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorders. The...
Sensory Processing (Part 2 of 2): Techniques to Address Sensory Processing Difficulties Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial is the second part of Sensory Processing in which Amanda Martinage presents techniques to address sensory processing difficulties — with practical activity suggestions provided,...
Sexuality Topics and Intervention Strategies: Taking care of personal needs for individuals who are visually impaired Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial addresses sexuality issues among children and young adults who are visually impaired and/or blind. It will include the need to establish early appropriate social and safe behaviors...
Social Skills Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that explore social skills and sexuality for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....
Special Issues of CHARGE Syndrome: Sensory Processing and Vision Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the implications of sensory processing by individuals with CHARGE Syndrome. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits,...
Special Issues of Orientation & Mobility Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 4 video segments included in this training module that demonstrate specialized topics within the field of Orientation & Mobility (O&M) instruction, including O&M for wheelchair...
Speech Pathologists and Cortical Visual Impairment: An Overview of the SLP's Role in Working with Children with CVI Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial addresses Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) through the experience of a Speech and language Pathologist by examining the characteristics of CVI that affect speech, language, and feeding...
Staff Training for Physical Education for Children With Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 days The purpose of this Staff Training Video for Physical Education is to educate paraeducators, physical education, adapted physical education, vision teachers, orientation and mobility specialists, and...
Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Students with CVI Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with a diagnosis of Cortical Visual Impairment. The focus will...
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...
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...

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