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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...
Transition to Preschool Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two webcasts included in this training module that discussions services provided through Early Intervention, and preparations for transitioning from services into school. Participants will...
Compensatory Skills: Essential Considerations for Learning Self-paced | 1-2 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...
Making Physical Science Accessible to Students with Visual Impairments Self-paced | 1-2 days This STEM tutorial focuses on the areas of physical science that include magnetism, electricity, and sound along with how these fit into the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Emphasis will...
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...
Eligibility and IEP Development Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development....
Visual Impairment and Complex Communication Needs Self-paced | 1-2 days There are two videos included in this training module that discuss how to assess, support, and plan for the complex communications needs of some students with visual impairment. Participants will...
Student Assessment Self-paced | 1-2 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...
CHARGE Syndrome – Basic Information for Care Providers Online Class | Multiple weeks Start date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This online class has been developed to provide basic information for people who are providing direct care for children/adolescents/adults with CHARGE Syndrome or...
Transition to College Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 2 webcasts included in this training module that discusses college preparation with parents and educators. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education credits...
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...
More Than the Law - Some Thoughts on the Transition of Individuals Who Are Deafblind Self-paced | 1-2 days In this tutorial, Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness. Steve presents an overview of the IDEA 2004 regulations related to transition but at the...
Effective Access to Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial looks at positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities and how to effectively use and modify...
Dueling Devices: Assessing and Justifying Student Needs for Technology Self-paced | 1-2 days Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goals for technology. Participants will...
Visual Fields and Acuity Self-paced | 1-2 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....
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....
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, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education...
The Use of AAC with Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Onsite Training | 1-2 days Start date TBD. This Blended Workshop has an online component. This presentation will explore ways in which educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative...
Paths to Literacy: Introducing an Online Hub Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial introduces Paths to Literacy, a new online resource for information about literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Self-paced | 1-2 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....

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