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Instructional Strategies: A Universal design for Learning Approach Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 sessions included in this training module that the address the principles of Universal design for Learning and ways to balance universal strategies with individualized needs. Register to...
The Use of AAC with Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Onsite Training | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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....
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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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,...
O&M and CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses specific strategies and modifications to Orientation & Mobility for students with Cortical Visual Impairment, using their individual assessment on the CVI Range©. Register...
Accessible Books and Literacy: Supporting and Encouraging a Love for Literacy Self-paced | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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...
Managing Behavior Self-paced | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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 | 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...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 2: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple 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,...
Promoting Social Competence Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide theoretical and practical applications for assessing and teaching students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities the...
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 | Multiple 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 | Multiple 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...

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