Earn Credits for Visual Impairment and Blindness

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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...
Communication for Children and Students Who are Deafblind Self-paced | Multiple 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...
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...
Paths to Technology Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Self-paced | Multiple 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....
Becoming a Team to Build Understanding of CVI Self-paced | Approximately one hour Burju Sari is the proud mother of two beautiful boys.  Born premature, one of the boys experienced a brain bleed, unbeknownst to the parents.  Learn how Omer and his family’s lives changed once he...
Communication Strategies for Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | Multiple 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...
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...
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...
Compensatory Skills: Essential Considerations for Learning Self-paced | Multiple days The child with a visual impairment uses residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste to learn about the world. This tutorial discuss how these senses develop and how they can be optimally used...
Intervention Strategies for Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that identifies the impact of Cortical Visual impairment (CVI) on early child development and learning, then identifies strategies that can be...
Beyond the Classroom: Topics in the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 4 webinars included in this training module that address areas of the Expanded Core that often take place outside of a formal classroom setting. Participants will earn 5 ACVREP credits, 5...
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...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 1 Self-paced | Multiple 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...
CVI Basics Self-paced | Multiple 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...
Ophthalmologic Examination Integrated With Functional Aspects of Cortical Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses the importance of adequate evaluation and the importance of families, educators, and ophthalmologist working together. The tutorial also addresses the role of the...
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...
Assistive Technology (Keys 12) Self-paced | Multiple days Assistive Technology" is made up of 2 modules, each containing video segments, readings, lectures, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.  Plan to spend 1 week working through...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 2 Self-paced | Multiple 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, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education...
Visual Fields and Acuity Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that address visual field and acuity assessment, including the development of assessment for young children, and typical testing procedures....

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