Best Practices

New Hampshire — 2 day workshop — August 7 & 8. Learn how to integrate technology into a student’s workflow in the classroom.
Graphics provide a wealth of information. But what if your students can't see them? Learn how to create tactile graphics for students who are blind.
In this webcast Dr. Susan Bruce talks about inquiry as the basis of action research and the types of action research that can be conducted.
Diana Autin offers deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines that were developed by New Jersey's SPAN.
In this webcast, Tim Pennington provides advice to parents regarding IEPs and how to negotiate the process to obtain the best result for their child.
This webcast demonstrates how the use of a web conferencing tool has assisted in building teams and promoting ongoing dialog among members.
In this webcast, Susan Dalton offers a perspective on including students with albinism in the regular educational classroom.
In this webcast, Anna Lucia Rago talks about the process and the partnerships required to develop a successful inclusive educational program in Brazil.
This is a recording of Robbie Blaha’s presentation at the Discover Conference held at Perkins in 2008, where she share her wisdom with parents and educators.
Marianne Riggio talks about the process of helping educational programs conduct self-assessments as a means of ensuring that their program is effective.
In this webcast, Larry Campbell discusses the Education for All Initiative - all girls and boys with blindness and low vision enjoy the right to education.
In this webcast Dr. Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind Union (WBU), talks about United Nation's Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
In this webcast, Dr. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum.
Dr. Elizabeth Hartmann presents three principles: Multiple Means of Representation, Multiple Means of Action and Expression, and Multiple Means of Engagement.
This article highlights instructional strategies to improve touch typing for students with visual impairments.
Using pictures - with alt text descriptions - to learn about information that is not spelled out.
Learn what high resolution images are, why they are important, how to create them, and where to find them.
When zoomed in and writing on iPads, individuals with low vision should decide between dragging on the screen or keyboard shortcuts to proofread their work.
FREE one day, Thursday, November 30, 2017, hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with Cortical Visual Impairment.
There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
A multi-disciplinary approach can improve the FVA process significantly for students with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI).
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.
Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning, and what each site can offer the reader.
Learning to step back and allow students to be as independent as possible is a crucial step in helping them to develop independence.
This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.
This webinar will focus on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.
This workshop presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field discuss current research and practice related to brain-based visual impairments.
This tutorial explains the Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments process and upcoming training opportunities.
This workshop is DESE approved and will meet the SEI/ESL requirements for Teachers of the Visually Impaired.
Dr. Blankenship provides an overview of QPVI, a quality process designed to drive continuous improvement within schools and educational programs.
In this tutorial Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments.
From student evaluation to specialized instruction to accommodations to progress...these 45 strategies provide teachers with easily implementable methods.
Participants will learn about the Sensorimotor Stage of Development, the Van Dijk Approach, levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.
In this webinar, Mark Richert explains how the Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act strengthen the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
This tutorial discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities.
This tutorial explores how to best use technology in the classroom to meet the needs of students with visual impairments or blindness.
"Functional Vision Assessment" is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
The webinar discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities.
This tutorial explains the purpose of The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity of Texas (VISSIT), demonstrates its use, and reports the findings.
This webinar will detail the purpose of the scale, demonstrate its use, and briefly report the findings of its field-testing and initial validation study.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
This course will address current tools to access multimedia content, and ways to integrate technology into a student’s workflow in the classroom.
This training module demonstrates theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired.
This tutorial examines three principles of Universal Design for Living, strategies for incorporating all the senses into an activity, and more.
Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
Ensure substitute teachers are informed on the basics of what to do and not do when there is a blind student in class.
Marla Runyan walks us through her experience as a child with a visual impairment and the impact of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) in her education.
This video provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions.

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