Self-Paced Tutorials

Special Issues of CHARGE Syndrome: Sensory Processing and Vision Self-paced | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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...
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...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 1: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities (including deaf-blindness) when designing...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 2: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students. This tutorial is the second part in a...
Supporting Availability for Learning: Student-Centered Assessment and Intervention Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses strategies to increase states of behavior in daily activities and educational settings. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education credits by...
Teaching Independent Living Skills (Keys 11) Self-paced | Multiple days This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for Orientation & Mobility Instructors, Parents, TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Teachers of the Deafblind or Severely Impaired, and...
Teaching Science Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 4 video segments included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired. Participants...
Teaching Science to Young Children With Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple days Exposure to STEM at an early age leads to success in future classes. In this tutorial participants will be able to use strategies and activities presented to introduce STEM concepts to students who...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who Are Visually Impaired with Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | Multiple days This training module includes eight webcasts and their corresponding reading material, which demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with...
Technology for Us Too Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive technology devices both low tech and high...
Technology Tools for Teachers Self-paced | This tutorial explores how to best use technology in the classroom to meet the needs of students with visual impairments or blindness. It includes information about how to determine which technology...
The Evolution of Michael's AT Journey Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses how personal development and skill grow and change, and how a student's AT grows and changes with him. Register to Take This Tutorial »   Participants will earn 1.5...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille. These frameworks for English/Language Arts...
The NICU Experience Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Dr. Al Lantzy recounts the story of one family in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). While every family’s story is unique, the 2004 journey of...

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