Visual Impairment and Blindness

iPads are often used as accessibility solutions for students with visual impairments. However the iPad by itself is not a finished solution.
There are 4 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
Postponed! The Focus on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference for March 14th has been postponed. New date will announce soon.
How to evaluate your students’ progress using data collection systems and how to incorporate the data into current assessment processes.
This tutorial focuses on birth to three orientation and mobility skills, such as hand positioning, crawling, standing, and walking.
This tutorial will explore techniques and strategies that will enhance classroom materials for children who read Braille, and children with CVI.
An in-depth course in scoring the CVI Range, to improve your reliability in assessing children. Extensive knowledge of CVI is a prerequisite of this course.
This workshop presents an overview of how the brain is organized with particular focus on the visual system.
In this webinar, Susan Abu-Jaber, focuses on birth to three orientation and mobility.
FREE one day, Thursday, November 30, 2017, hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
FREE two day, Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
FREE hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
One day FREE, hands-on workshop in New Hampshire, focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Participants will learn techniques on managing behavior with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.
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.
In this video, Ellen Mazel talks about different types of complexity and the ways that we will assess complexity for children with cortical visual impairment.
Using TPACK framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goal for technology
This training module provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
A high school student reflects on the loss of her sight.
To address hypersensitivity, Amanda suggests to introduce difficult experiences using a really structured, predictable, and caring approach.
Let Perkins eLearning guide you toward creating your organizational membership and launching your Bookshare program in 2 weeks!
This tutorial discusses the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Rebecca speaks about the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
In this video, Amanda Martinage going to discuss what is vestibular processing and what does dysfunction look like.
This tutorial discusses the importance of adequate evaluation and the importance of families, educators, and ophthalmologist working together.
This tutorial is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
This webinar addresses the role of the ophthalmologist in a multidisciplinary team approach to working with children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI).
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.
In this video, Amanda Martinage will talk about Part Two of Tactile Processing, specifically how to address dysfunction.
This tutorial explains the Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments process and upcoming training opportunities.
Sign in: 8:30 am, Workshop: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Howe Building - Assistive Device Center. 175 N Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Hotel reservations MUST be made by February 12, 2017 in order to receive discounted rate. Location: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa. Phone: 855.837.2100.
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).
Registration for Spring 2018 Sign Language Classes is closed. Check back for Fall Registration.
Dr. Blankenship provides an overview of QPVI, a quality process designed to drive continuous improvement within schools and educational programs.
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 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.

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