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Differentiating for English Language Learners-2020 Onsite Training | Multiple days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 14 and April 4 2020, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Starts on June 3, 2019 - July 7, 2019 and runs for 5 weeks. Early Bird expires on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities often require...
Trust the Process: A Case Study in Literacy and CVI Self-Paced Self-paced | Approximately one hour This self-paced tutorial is a case study on the approach used to teach literacy skills to a kindergarten student with Phase III CVI.  The presentation offers ideas on what iOS apps to use, how to...
Saltonstall Sign Language Series – Spring 2019 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2019 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin January 28 and run for 10 weeks.  Anyone age 16 or over may register. Level One: Includes...
Vision After Occipital Lobectomy and Related Surgeries Self-paced | Approximately one hour   Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference, regarding brain surgeries which remove or disconnect one occipital lobe,...
Principles of Literacy for Students with CVI (New Hampshire) Onsite Training | 1 day One day workshop in New Hampshire — Friday, October 26, 2018 — at Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301. The workshop will be used to emphasize the foundational principles used to...
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 30 – June 10, 2018 and runs for 6 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will...
Cortical Visual Impairment Topics - Dr. Christine Roman Onsite Training | Multiple days 3 Day Workshop — Choose 1, 2, or 3 Days. Workshop Dates: March 12th, 14th, and 16th, 2018 Workshop Fee: $150 per day (Early Bird $125.00) or ALL 3-days: $350.00 Credits Per Day: 6 PDP’s, ACVREP's,...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New Hampshire) Onsite Training | Multiple days SOLD OUT! Sign up for waiting list. Check out this FREE workshop at other locations in New York and Massachusetts. New York: Dominican CollegeFriday and Saturday, November 10 and 11, 2017 470...
Accessing Content: The ECC Connection Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour     Explain the benefits of playing games with your students Suggest Methods for creating a single game that can be used across math and literacy curricula Identify strategies to instill a...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial 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....
Audio Supported Reading (ASR) Instructional Strategies Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial provides an overview of how Audio Supported Reading (ASR) can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy. The tutorial also...
Tools and Resources for Making Decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and Assistive Technology Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial describes the tools and resources that can help teams make appropriate decisions about accessible educational materials (AEM) and reading tools. The tutorial will also cover the...
Dual Media Learners: Instructional Strategies and Assessment Self-paced | Multiple days Teaching children who are dual media learners presents challenges, but offers incredible rewards as they develop the literacy tools needed for success. This tutorial provides an overview of the...
Introducing the Perkins SMART Brailler Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial from Perkins Solutions is designed to provide an overview of the SMART Brailler's features and benefits, as well as to share ideas on some of the ways in which the SMART Brailler can...
Theme Based Lessons Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, 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....
Literacy Adaptations for Students who are Deafblind Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind. Sectioned off into four categories, the presenters will...
Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies to improve reading and writing skills of students with visual impairments and additional disabilities....
Functional Literacy (Keys 8) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 5 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. The tutorial uses the text Keys to Educational Success...
Paths to Literacy: Introducing an Online Hub Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial introduces Paths to Literacy, a new online resource for information about literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....

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