Self-Paced Tutorials

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...
Considerations for CVI & Social Inclusion Self-paced | Approximately one hour Dr. Christine Roman Lantzy discusses special considerations for children with CVI and Social Inclusion in this 2-credit tutorial. Information presented in this webinar series can be located in Dr....
Considerations for Reducing Complexity with the Home Self-paced | Approximately one hour   In this tutorial, Marguerite Tibaudo reviews the complications that complex environments pose for children who have CVI, specifically targeting the home environment, and provide discussion points...
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 weeks    This module includes two sessions. The first one examines the Core Curriculum, the Common Core State Standards, the Expanded Core Curriculum, and how these can be aligned for students with visual...
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 and AAC Self-paced | Approximately one hour CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and communication with a focus on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), held on October 28, 2020. Sylvia Mangan, Speech Language Pathologist,...
CVI and AT Self-paced | Approximately one hour CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on  on CVI and Assistive Technology (AT), held on January 5, 2021. Allie Futty, a Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist (CATIS), TVI, and O&M...
CVI and Deafblindness Self-paced | Approximately one hour Among children with combined vision and hearing loss (deafblindness), cortical visual impairment (CVI) is the most common condition of visual impairment.  This session of CVI for the TVI and Other...
CVI and Math Self-paced | 1 day CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and Math, on February 12, 2021. Matt Tietjen, a TVI and leader in the CVI field, presented and answered parent questions about how math happens in the...
CVI and O&M Self-paced | Approximately one hour CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and Orientation and Mobility (O&M), held on December 3, 2020. Susan Abu-Jaber, TVI and O&M Specialist, and Becky Hommer, TVI and O&M...
CVI and Remote Learning Self-paced | Approximately one hour Click here to view the recording on CVI NowThere is a lot to consider when working with kids with CVI in a remote learning setting. CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and Remote Learning on...
CVI and Visual Fatigue Self-paced | Approximately one hour Visual fatigue is likely one of the most common shared experiences among individuals with CVI. Research shows that there is a neurological and physiological reason why individuals with CVI become...
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: Considerations for Distance Learning 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...
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: The IEP and Educational Program Development Self-paced | Approximately one hour Children and youth with CVI present with unique visual behavioral characteristics, across a range of visual functioning and adaptive needs. Due to the nature of this neurologically-based visual...

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