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The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the CVI Characteristics (Roman-Lantzy) with an emphasis on how they manifest in students who score in late Phase II and Phase III on The CVI...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Online Class | Multiple weeks The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in the sensorimotor stage of development. Through lectures, videos, discussions,...
Cortical Visual Impairment Online Class | Multiple weeks This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI). The course is based on the use of The CVI Range, a functional...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks This course runs multiple times through the year. No live meeting date for this course! This course will provide an overview and additional practice in reliably scoring the CVI Range. The CVI Range...
Literacy and CVI:Phases II and III Online Class | Multiple weeks This course is designed for participants who have a foundational knowledge of CVI and a familiarity with the CVI Range.  Participants will gain an understanding of the core components of effective...
ABC’s of iOS: VoiceOver for Kids 3-8 Online Class | Multiple weeks This course is designed to help TVIs provide effective support introducing the iPad to young students. The approach will involve working with a specific student in preschool or early grades who will...
Phase III CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks This 8 week course will run from January 25, 2021 to March 21, 2021. This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Winter session runs from January 18, 2021 to February 21, 2021 for 5 weeks.No live meeting date for this course! This course will provide an overview and additional practice in reliably scoring the...
Accessible Science Online Class | Multiple weeks This course is full. Please join the waitlist to be notified of a cancellation. Accessible Science is designed to help TVIs provide effective support for students with visual impairments to develop...
Promoting Independence in Activities of Daily Living for Students with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: Considerations for the Home & Caregiver Self-paced | Approximately one hour This webinar explores the impact of the visual behaviors of CVI on the development of independent living and self-care skills. It will offer concrete, realistic strategies that can be implemented in...
Map Library Self-paced | Approximately one hour In honor of ADA’s 30th anniversary, Perkins and SAS have collaborated to develop an accessible Map Library which will be housed on the Paths to Technology website.  During COVID-19 school closures,...
CVI: Considerations for Distance part 2 Phase III Self-paced | Approximately one hour This content reflects the perspective and work of an individual theorist or practitioner in the field of CVI. The use of technology (video conferencing, screen mirroring, and general use of tablets...
Getting in Touch with Distance Learning: Considerations for Braille Readers Self-paced | Approximately one hour   This tutorial provides an exploration of considerations for distance learning for braille students, based on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic. The approach focuses on a set of case...
Teaching the ECC to the 21st Century Learner Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour       Summary: There are many benefits for teachers to upgrade their instructional practice to embrace 21st Century teaching. This webinar will take a fresh approach to The Expanded Core Curriculum...
Vision and the Brain 2020 Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on March 14, 2020 will present an overview of how the brain is organized with particular focus on the visual system. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend a day with an expert on CVI....
15th Annual "Focus" on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference Onsite Training | 1 day "Focus" on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss This Event has been canceled March 11, 2020 8:00 am –...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: An Overview and Understanding -Watertown Onsite Training | Multiple days Blended workshop — Dates: March 6th, 7th, and April 3rd, 4th, 2020 Please Note-times!All sessions are required (Friday March 6th 1:00-4:00 and Saturday March 7th  9:00-3:30  (Friday April 3rd 1...
CVI: "What’s the Complexity?" Assessing and managing visual complexity throughout the school day for students with cortical visual impairment Onsite Training | 1 day One day workshop – Saturday, February 29, 2020. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and learn to use the What's the Complexity framework. The goal is for...
Creating IEP's for Students with CVI Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on February 25, 2020 will be held at Perkins' campus in Watertown, MA. The learning needs of students with CVI are uniquely based on the assessment of visual behaviors that are the...
Active Learning Is More Than a Piece of Equipment! Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour Summary: This webinar will provide a brief introduction to Active Learning, which is an educational approach created by Dr. Lilli Nielsen of Denmark designed for learners who are functioning below...

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