Earn Credits for Visual Impairment and Blindness

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Accessing the Printed Word Self-paced | 1-2 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....
Active Learning: Functional Schemes Assessment Onsite Training | 1-2 days Join Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L., as she provides you with this fresh and pioneering approach. Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing...
All Behavior is Communication Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop is part of a Multiple Disabilities Series. This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior. FCT is...
Assessing and Supporting the Student in Phase 3 CVI Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop is part of a CVI Series. Students in Phase III CVI present unique challenges! This workshop is designed to support families and educators in assessing and supporting students with CVI...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 7 weeks. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to the...
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...
Building Strategies Around CVI Phases Self-paced | 1-2 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...
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 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...
Cortical Visual Impairment Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 10 – June 4, 2017 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI). The...
Cortical Visual Impairment Onsite Training | 1-2 days 3 Saturdays – Blended Workshop with Ellen Mazel. The first workshop begins on January 21, followed by January 28 and February 4, 2017 (snow date — February 11, 2017). This course focuses on Cortical...
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....
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 Range Reliability Workshop Onsite Training | 1-2 days Don’t miss this opportunity to sharpen your skills in scoring the CVI Range! By working in small groups as well as individually, you will use videos and case studies of children with CVI to develop...
CVI Series Onsite Training | Multiple weeks This series features four workshops —  CVI Range Scoring, Cortical Visual Impairment, Phase 3 CVI, and CVI Complexity — totaling 62 continuing education credits. Cost for this series is $750 — $675...

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