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45 Teaching Strategies in 60 Minutes Webinar | Approximately one hour From student evaluation to specialized instruction to accommodations to progress...these 45 strategies provide teachers with easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students...
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...
Becoming a Team to Build Understanding of CVI Webinar | 1 day He was looking at lights. He was just looking at me for short periods of time. He hated baby toys.  He didn’t like being outside. We tried to pretend everything was normal. Burju Sari is the proud...
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 session examines the elements that make the Common Core State Standards different from previous state standards, and the challenges they present for students with visual impairments....
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...
Determining Type & Amount of Itinerant TVI Service – Using the VISSIT Webinar | Approximately one hour The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity of Texas (VISSIT) was developed to guide itinerant teachers of students with visual impairments in determining the type and amount of service to...
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...
FVA for Students with CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour Performing a functional vision assessment (FVA) has long been the job of the teacher of students with a visual impairment (TVI) as well as in some districts, a collaborative effort with the...
FVA for Students with Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach Across Disciplines Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities. In this presentation, Rajiv K. Panikkar and Joanne Szabo, provide answers to common FVA questions, such...
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. We have been working on developing the capability of delivering asynchronous online...
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 but...
My Expanding Understanding: The Visual Behaviors of CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour Ellen Mazel shares with you her path to deeper understanding of CVI which allows her to more correctly assess the functional vision of students with CVI and to provide optimal learning supports....
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 Perkins offers many professional development opportunities online. This webinar presents an overview the Activity Bank and a new eLearning that brings together all of the Perkins eLearning assets...

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