Earn Credits for Visual Impairment and Blindness

Our professional development opportunities are easily searchable, helping you further your education in a way that’s meaningful and convenient. Use our advanced search options below to browse our offerings by format, credit type and more. Learn how to earn credits »

Advanced Search

4th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium: Perspectives on CVI Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop on Friday, April 13, 2018 presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field discuss current research and practice related to brain-based visual impairments. Don't miss...
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 30 – June 10, 2018 and runs for 6 weeks. Early Bird Ends on Monday, April 2, 2018. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually...
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: Promoting Independence and Learning in Children with Multiple Special Needs Onsite Training | 1-2 days Join Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L., for a three days workshop on Monday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 18, 2018 to learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while...
Assessment of Students Who Have Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 4 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:...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Sign up for waiting list. We will notify you when an opening occurs for our CVI Range online class. Online class runs from February 26 – April 8, 2018 for 5 weeks. No live meeting date for...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on 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...
Bookshare in Depth Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This workshop offers staff development that will have a long-lasting impact on teachers, as well as improved outcomes for students with print disabilities. The...
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on March 12 – April 15, 2018 and runs for 5 weeks. This course offers participants an opportunity to learn how to train others on Bookshare features and functionality. The class offers AT...
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,...
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on TBD and runs for 8 weeks. In this course, you will learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities, through the first four...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: Another Way of Seeing Onsite Training | 1-2 days This workshop is part of a CVI Series. Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) can present in a variety of ways in children. Some may have very little functionally useful vision along with multiple...
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...
CHARGE Syndrome Self-paced | Multiple weeks CHARGE Syndrome is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. The class will focus on the following four areas to help...
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 (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Join Waiting List to be notified when an opening occurs. Sign Up for Winter Session OR Sign Up for Spring Session. Starts on TBD and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview...

Pages