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Online Communities Self-paced | There are 3 sessions included within this training on Online Communities of Practice. Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning,...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 1: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 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...
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....
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...
Accessible Books and Literacy: Supporting and Encouraging a Love for Literacy Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explores experience and concept books, as well as story and conversation boxes. In addition, you’ll learn how to effectively and creatively adapt classroom materials while enhancing a...
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....
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...
Functional Literacy Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 5 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...
Preparing for Transition from School to Adult Life – Starting the Process Early! Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This course addresses creating a smooth transition process and successfully preparing a young person for the world of work and/or post-secondary education. The...
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:...
Alternate Routes: Adapting Orientation and Mobility Techniques Self-paced | Multiple weeks Alternate Routes demonstrates theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities that may affect their ability to master...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 1: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits,...
Introduction to Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children: Visual Impairment Due to Damage to the Brain Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD. This is a 5 session class spread over 10 weeks. In this course, features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this...
CVI, Albinism, and Environmental Adaptations Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three 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 | 1-2 days 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...
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...
Managing Behavior Self-paced | 1-2 days In this series, participants will learn techniques on managing behavior with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities. Among the topics that will be covered are an overview of...
Teaching Science to Young Children With Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 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...
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...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 2: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits,...

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