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Action Research In Special Education Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes 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. In addition, she shares examples of action research studies...
Advocating For Your Child's Needs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Diana Autin offers deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines that were developed by New Jersey's Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN). Guides include fact sheets, mini-guides...
Christmas Sequence Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Christmas Sequence video, Christa demonstrates the use of an adapted book that she made for her classroom.  It is an experience-style book that is based on a Christmas Party at school. ...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar examines the elements that make the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) different from previous state standards, and the challenges they present for students with visual...
Crafting the Best IEP for Your Child Who is Blind or Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes 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. As a parent of two girls who are visually...
Distance Mentorship Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Distance mentorship is about building a relationship and serving as a mentor for any member in a team. Megan Cote from the Kansas Deaf-Blind Project, Jon Harding from the National Consortium of Deaf-...
Early Childhood Education Service Delivery: Routines Based Early Intervention Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is an introduction to the principles of routine based early intervention. The focus is on teachers of the visually impaired (TVI) using routines to provide vision/sensory specific...
Including Students with Albinism Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Perkins and NOAH (National Organization for Albinism & Hypopigmentation) are pleased to present Susan Dalton, M.S.Ed., CVRT as she shares her insights on Including Students with...
Inclusive Education Strategies in Brazil Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Anna Lucia Rago shares her experience in developing inclusive educational programs in Brazil. She talks about the process and the partnerships required to develop a successful...
Introduction to Online Workshops Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Mary Zatta, Educational Resources Manager at Perkins, presents an overview of Perkins eLearning Online Workshops.
Measuring Liquids Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Measuring Liquids video, Kate demonstrates various ways to adapt measuring spoons, syringes, cylinders, and beakers in the Science classroom when conducting experiments. Read full transcript...
More Than the Law - Some Thoughts on the Transition of Individuals Who Are Deafblind Webinar | Approximately one hour In this one-hour webinar Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness. Steve presents an overview of the IDEIA 2004 regulations related to transition...
Parents as Ambassadors Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Author and expert Robbie Blaha has worked with students who are deafblind for more than thirty years. In the fall of 2008, she was the keynote speaker at the Discover Conference, held on Perkins...
Perkins eLearning Portal & The Activity Bank Webinar | Approximately one hour In this one-hour webinar Perkins eLearning Project Manager Charlotte Cushman presents an overview of the Perkins eLearning website and the Activity Bank.
Quality Indicators for Effective Educational Programs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Self-evaluation is an important tool for assessing effectiveness. In this webcast, Marianne Riggio talks about the process of helping educational programs conduct self-assessments as a means of...
Teaching Science to Young Children With Visual Impairments Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation shown that 2-9 year olds can have fun with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Encouraging a multi-sensory approach to learning, the curriculum presented includes...
The Education for All Initiative Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Larry Campbell discusses the "Education for All Initiative". The Education for All Children with Visual Impairment (EFA-VI) is a global campaign and program of the International...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille. These frameworks for English/...
The Role and Value of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Marla Runyan, Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) and Olympic athlete walks us through her experience as a child with a visual impairment and the impact of the TVI in her education. As a TVI...
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast presents an overview of the work of the convention and the challenges faced in ensuring the rights of persons with disabilities. In this webcast Dr. Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind...

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