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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 Role of the Emotional Brain Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes We are pleased to release our second webcast featuring Dr. Jan van Dijk as he presents his research and ideas related to the brain, the limbic system and the impact on teaching and learning for...
The Shape Surprise Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Christa Hulburt demonstrates an adapted book made for a preschool student with low vision and describes the skills she is teaching with this book. These include book handling skills as well as basic...
The Spine Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Kate Fraser describes how students with low vision or no vision can participate in constructing a "spine" using a variety of materials (e.g., uncooked pasta, string, pipe cleaners, gummy savers, foam...
The Tiny Seed Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Megan presents the book she created for her student who has CVI. She talks about the features she included to work on her student's visual attention skills but also provides ideas for...
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...
The Use of Wikki Stix Within the Classroom Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Wikki Stix video, Kate provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions. She demonstrates how Wikki Stix can be used with students with...
Theme Based Lessons Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities. You can also read her blog posts on Paths to Literacy....
To Live, To Love, To Work, To Play: Blending Quality of Life Into the Curriculum Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum. Students with significant disabilities must be specifically taught the...
Tools and Resources for Making Decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and Assistive Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour The selection of technology for students with disabilities should be based on careful assessment data and team decisions, providing functions and features that best meet a student’s needs. This...
Top Ten Technology Tips Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Yue-Ting Siu shares a range of tips related to building a community of practice, identifying resources in the field and staying calm in the face of technology issues! Ting talks...
Transition for All Ages Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Dorinda Rife, CLVT, COMS, describes the importance of long-term planning and instruction to prepare students with visual impairments for the future by beginning in the early years and...
Transitioning from Early Intervention to Pre-School Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Lacey Smith a parent of a three year old girl with CVI talks about the challenges she experiences in transitioning her daughter from early childhood services to preschool. Smith...
Transitioning from High School to College Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast is presented by Mary Alexander and Betsy Brint, both parents of college students who are visually impaired. In their presentation, Mary and Betsy present information that can help...
Transitioning to Pre-School Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Bhavina Hirapara, a parent of a 3 year old talks about the transition from in home services to preschool services. She provides insight on the challenges of finding and accessing...
TVI: Effective Collaboration Webinar | Approximately one hour In this one hour webinar Ellen Mazel discussed the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities that include blindness,...
Understanding What Children With CVI See Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar provides information for parents and caregivers to help them understand what — and how— children with cerebral or cortical vision impairments (CVI), see. Dr. Dutton explains the visual...
Unified English Braille: Perspectives from Braille Users Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Kim Charlson and Joanne Becker discuss the roll out of the Unified English Braille (UEB) Code which occurred on January 4th in conjunction with Louis Braille’s birthday. Kim and...
Universal Design for Learning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Hartmann presents the three principles of Universal Design for Learning. Universal Design for Learning is a new way of thinking about education and has the potential to reform...
Vestibular Processing, Part 1 Teachable Moment | In this video, Amanda Martinage is going to discuss what is vestibular processing and what does dysfunction look like. Vestibular processing is how our bodies interpret movement, whether or not you'...

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