Professional Development Calendar

Mar 26
Creating IEP's for Students with CVI-New Hampshire Ellen Mazel, M.Ed., CTVI Onsite Training | 1 day Creating quality IEPs will foster visual improvements and recognition of materials and learning sequences.
Mar 29
Making A.T. in Minutes for Blind and Low Vision and Multiple Disabilities Dr. Therese Willkomm Onsite Training | 1 day This hands on workshop will discuss and demonstrate over 75 different assistive technology solutions that can be created in minutes!
Apr 8 - Jun 3
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring 2019) Dr. Christine Roman, Christopher Russell Online Class | Multiple weeks The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Apr 15 - May 26
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Spring Session) Matt Tietjen, M.Ed., CTVI Online Class | Multiple weeks Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.
Apr 18
Active Learning: Webinar Series Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar series will be presented by Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Penrickton Center for Blind Children, and Perkins eLearning.
May 2 - May 3
Active Learning:Maine- Promoting Independence and Learning in Children with Multiple Special Needs Patty Obrutz, M.S., O.T.R/L Onsite Training | Multiple days Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical, self-injurious or aggressive behaviors.
Jun 3 - Jul 7
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Megan Mogan, MS, CCC-SLP Online Class | Multiple weeks Students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities often require Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies.
Jun 10 - Jul 14
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Summer Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range to improve your reliability in assessing children. Extensive knowledge of CVI is a prerequisite.
Jun 17 - Aug 11
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Dr. Yue-Ting Siu Online Class | Multiple weeks This course will address current tools to access multimedia content, and ways to integrate technology into a student’s workflow in the classroom.
Jun 24 - Aug 18
Phase III CVI Dr. Christine Roman Online Class | Multiple weeks This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in Phase III CVI.
Jul 8 - Aug 25
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Linda Hagood, M.A., CCC-SLP Online Class | Multiple weeks This online course provides theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to students with visual impairment and autism.
Jul 11 - Jul 12
5th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium: Perspectives on CVI Onsite Training | Multiple days Save the date! Join us for a two-day workshop on Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12 which presents a rare opportunity to listen to top CVI experts
Sep 23 - Nov 17
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall 2019) Dr. Christine Roman, Christopher Russell Online Class | Multiple weeks The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Sep 30 - Nov 3
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range to improve your reliability in assessing children. Extensive knowledge of CVI is a prerequisite.
Oct 14 - Dec 1
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Patrice Glancy, B.C.B.A Online Class | Multiple weeks Identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or multiply disabled.
Oct 28 - Dec 15
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Fall Session) Matt Tietjen, M.Ed., CTVI Online Class | Multiple weeks Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.