Self-Paced Tutorials

Comparing Neuroplastic Changes in Ocular versus Cerebral Causes of Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss. Dr. Lotfi B. Merabet uses functional magnetic...
Compensatory Skills: Essential Considerations for Learning Self-paced | Multiple days The child with a visual impairment uses residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste to learn about the world. This tutorial discuss how these senses develop and how they can be optimally used...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 1 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment and is presented by staff of the New England Eye Low Vision Clinic at Perkins. Participants will...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 2 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is Part 2 of a 2-part exploration of the experience of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or...
Creating IEPs for Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple weeks This self-paced tutorial will look at the terminology related to IEPs as well as assessment and eligibility for special education services.  In addition, the importance of including the expanded core...
Curriculum Adaptations Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that discuss the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities....
Curriculum for Students with Visual Impairments (Keys 5) Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 sessions included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities that may...
Curriculum-Universal Design Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 modules included in this self-paced tutorial that examine the 3 principles of Universal Design for Living, strategies for collaborating with classroom teachers to ensure students are...
CVI Basics Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that discuss the origins, diagnosis, and characteristics of cortical visual impairment (CVI), as well as the evaluation and improvement of...
CVI From a Parent's Perspective Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development Points, ACVREP...
CVI, Albinism, and Environmental Adaptations Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments and additional...
CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour   During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and professionals have been significantly challenged to provide child-centered, meaningful instruction and opportunities to continue to implement CVI...
CVI: Considerations for Distance part 2 Phase III Self-paced | Approximately one hour The use of technology (video conferencing, screen mirroring, and general use of tablets and screens) for remote instruction presents its own unique challenges to meet the needs of individual students...
Deafblind Technology Solutions Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that demonstrate adaptive devices used for communication with individuals who are deafblind, or who have both hearing and visual impairments....
Determining Type & Amount of Itinerant TVI Service – Using the VISSIT Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial explains the purpose of The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity of Texas (VISSIT), demonstrates its use, and briefly reports the findings of its field-testing and initial...
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...
Dueling Devices: Assessing and Justifying Student Needs for Technology Self-paced | Multiple days Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goals for technology. Participants will...
Early Childhood Education Service Delivery: Routines Based Early Intervention Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is an introduction to the principles of routine based early intervention. The focus will be on teachers of the visually impaired (TVI) using routines to provide vision/sensory specific...
Early Childhood Years (Keys 14) Self-paced | Multiple days "Early Childhood Years" is made up of 2 modules, each containing video segments, readings, lectures, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.  Plan to spend 1 week working through...
Early Orientation and Mobility: Birth to Three Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on birth to three orientation and mobility skills, such as hand use, crawling, standing, and walking. Register to Take This Tutorial »   Participants will earn 1.5...

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