Professional Development Calendar

May 28
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour NEW WEBINAR: Broadcast LIVE and FREE to attend This one-hour webinar is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional...
Jun 22 - Jul 26
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Karen Narvol, Private Assistive Technology Consultant Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 22, 2015. This online course offers participants an opportunity to learn how to train others on Bookshare features and functionality. The focus is on successful Bookshare...
Jun 22 - Jun 26
Millie Smith: Assessment and Teaching Strategies for Learners with Visual and Multiple Impairments Millie Smith, Consultant, Developer of the APH Sensory Learning Kit and Symbols and Meaning Kit Onsite Training | Multiple weeks "If you haven't been to a Millie Smith training YOU NEED TO GO!!! She is amazing and every time I go I put things into place in my classroom right away. Her ideas are very practical and very...
Jul 6 - Aug 23
IEPs and Incorporating the Common Core Standards for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired Deirdre Walsh, MS CCC/SLP Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 6, 2015. This professional development class is appropriate for special educators, administrators, and other related service personnel working with students who are visually impaired...
Jul 8
Veterans, Workers, & Citizens: Disability & American History through Primary Sources Laurie Block, Graham Warder, and Rich Cairn Onsite Training | 1-2 days We are pleased to offer a vital workshop on a little-known topic in U.S. History, with profound implications for today's evolving meaning of Human Rights. FREE workshop for teachers of Grades 6-12...
Aug 3 - Sep 6
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Megan Mogan, MS, CCC-SLP Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on August 3, 2015. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies for educators who work with early communicators with visual impairments and...
Aug 3 - Sep 27
The Assistive Technology Toolkit: Meeting the needs of students with visual impairments in the modern classroom Yue-Ting Siu Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on August 3, 2015. This 8-week course will address the current landscape of accessibility challenges and provide guidance to build your own toolkit of solutions. EARLY BIRD ENDS JULY 20, 2015...