Professional Development Calendar

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 10 - Jul 7
Person-Centered Planning Nancy Salem-Hartshorne Online Class | Multiple weeks Support students’ pathways to success through this facilitated approach that empowers the student to lead the team
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 Lotfi Merabet, Ellen Mazel, Tracy Evans-Luiselli, Sharon Lehman, Christine-Roman-Lantzy, Terry Schwartz, Barry Kran, Matt Tietjen, Sandra Lewis, Rachel Bennett, Bobby Silverstein, Barbara Raimondo, Creig Hoyt, Corrina Bauer, Tammy Reisman, Monika Jones Onsite Training | Multiple days Together We Can Change How Children See the World
Sep 23 - Nov 17
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) 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 23 - Oct 27
Planning Transition for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams.
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.