Online Classes

Online classes are instructor-led, collaborative learning experience with a cohort of professionals with similar needs and interests.

 

They are asynchronous, meaning the class works through the material together, but does not meet at a specified date or time. There are no live meeting for our online classes.

 

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Upcoming Online Classes

Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Spring Session) April 05 to May 09 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...
Cortical Visual Impairment April 19 to June 13 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...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI April 26 to June 20 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 April 26 to June 06 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,...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Summer Session) June 07 to July 11 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...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum July 12 to August 29 Online Class | Multiple weeks This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to the growing population of students with...

All Online Classes

ABCs of iOS - Northern New England 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 of preschool age who will benefit from...
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...
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...
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or multiply disabled. Through online discussion boards and...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Fall 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...
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...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Summer 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...
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...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks  Discussions, lecture, videos, simulation activities, readings, and case studies facilitate the participant’s application of integrating AAC devices into a student’s existing communication system....
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to the growing population of students with...
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks In this course, you will learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities, through the first four phases of the career education model (...
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...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional development courses Online Class | Multiple weeks The University of Massachusetts Boston Vision Studies Program and Perkins School for the Blind announce the cooperative creation of a Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional...
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes Online Class | Multiple weeks Individuals who experience a vision loss and other disabilities need a variety of assistive technology solutions, and today over 80% of these solutions can be created in five minutes or less using...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning media assessment (LMA), and screening and assessment in the...
Introduction to Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children: Visual Impairment Due to Damage to the Brain Online Class | Multiple weeks Features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed, along with assessment of children with this condition. Methods are presented to design appropriate interventions for these...
Literacy and CVI:High 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...
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks This course will educate stakeholders on up and coming forms of digital instructional materials, tools to access multimedia, and how to integrate technology into a student’s workflow in the classroom...
Non-Visual Digital Maps for TVIs - Northern New England Online Class | Multiple days Presenters: Diane Brauner and Ed Summers Workshop Registration is by invitation only. To offer this workshop to your team, contact Mary.zatta@perkins.org for scheduling and pricing Credits: 3 or 10...
Person-Centered Planning Online Class | Multiple weeks This course will support students' pathways to success through this facilitated approach that empowers the student to lead the team   CREDIT TYPES EARLY BIRD PRICE REGULAR PRICE PDPs, CEs,...

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