Visual Impairment and Blindness

Learn how to build foldable sensory exploration environments to help promote "active learning" for children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities.
This New England Based Training is focused on increasing the knowledge of educators and personnel working with infants and children born premature.
In this Part 1 video on Tactile Processing, Amanda Martinage focuses on what tactile processing is and what does tactile dysfunction look like.
Learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments through the career education model (career awareness, exploration, preparation, and placement).
In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2017 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on January 30, 2017 and run for 10 weeks.
Dr. Wolffe describes the importance of starting very early in a child’s development in order for the student to develop the necessary skills to achieve success.
These tips for working with clients with low vision will help to optimize visual efficiency and independence.
Tips for working with students and clients who are blind, visually impaired with multiple disabilities
In this special edition of Perkins E-learning's webinar series, you will hear Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy, talk about the Perkins-Roman CVI Range Endorsement
There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate importance of Science and Math inclusion for vision impaired students.
In this webcast, Millie Smith provides us with an overview of the learning needs of students in the sensorimotor phase of development.
In this webcast, TVI Barbara Gillmeister talks about the strategies she uses to support students who are visually impaired/blind in the public school classroom
In this tutorial, features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
This series features four workshops: CVI Range Scoring, Cortical Visual Impairment, Phase 3 CVI, and CVI Complexity.
Topics include Hi-Tech O&M, UEB Math, and Creating Accessible Materials Using iBooks.
This series features five workshops — AT in Minutes (NEW), All Behavior is Communication, Sensory Processing, Active Learning, and Using AAC.
This tutorial defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.
Selma Walsh describes a range of strategies that she has used to include students with visual impairments in science classes within the public school system.
Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and will gain hands on practice using "What's the Complexity" framework.
This workshop is designed to support families and educators in assessing and supporting students with CVI in Phase 3.
Explore ways educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) systems for students who are visually impaired.
Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical, self-injurious or aggressive behaviors in Active Learning.
This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior.
Learn how to use the “What’s the Complexity” framework to lead the educational team in designing an appropriate program for a student with CVI.
Hands-on practice in assessing children with CVI. This is intended for teachers and related service providers with extensive knowledge of CVI.
Learn strategies for nurturing curiosity and confidence in young travelers as well as how to use cutting edge technology to enable independent travel.
In this class participants will learn about Sensorimotor Stage of Development, the Van Dijk Approach, levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.
In this webinar, Dr. Merabet defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.
Dr. Lueck provides an overview of cerebral visual impairment and the challenges that parents and professionals face.
In this webcast, Dr. Kran provides information related to how to make an eye exam successful for a student with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
A look at brain-based or neurlogical visual impairment, such as CVI, autism and traumatic brain injury.
In this webcast, Dr. Blankenship discusses the importance of using assessments: FVA, LMA, and the ECC when assessing students with visual impairments.
Learn about the characteristics of Optic Nerve Hypoplasia/Septo Optic Dysplasia and understand issues children with ONH face at different times.
Whether you are a student, parent, teacher, coworker or community member, we regularly meet people who are unique. This uniqueness could be in their appearance, abilities, or philosophical beliefs. I...
Visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
"Functional Vision Assessment" is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
3 Saturdays - blended workshop with Ellen Mazel focuses on CVI: causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for students with CVI.
In this hands-on interactive workshop, participants will fabricate 10 different assistive technology solutions to take home with them.
People with vision impairments are often in situations where they are asked questions about their disabilities. As a person who is blind, I can personally tell you that it happens all the time. I’ve...
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
In this webcast, Mary Alexander discusses the "Five Pillars of Student Success" as it relates to students with visual impairments and their success in college.
Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
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.
Understand the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA) - functional vision, learning media, and screening and assessment in ECC.
This tutorial addresses visual field and acuity assessment, including the development of assessment for young children, and typical testing procedures.
This training discusses the origins, diagnosis, and characteristics of CVI and the evaluation and improvement of functional vision for those with CVI.
This training module identifies the impact of Cortical Visual impairment (CVI) on early child development and learning.
This online course provides theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to students with visual impairment and autism.
Bookshare in Depth is made up of 5 sessions, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
In this webcast, Tom Miller looks at social skills development for students with visual impairment.

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