Self-Paced Tutorials

Educating Students with Visual Impairments & Multiple Disabilities: An Overview (Keys 1) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Participants will earn...
Educational Advocacy Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that address topics of educational advocacy for parents, educators, and policy makers. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development...
Educational Needs of Students with Visual Impairments: An Introduction Self-paced | Multiple days This group of self-paced tutorials has been developed for school district administrators, teachers, and others who support students with visual impairments. Educators who are working with students...
Effective Access to Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial looks at positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities and how to effectively use and modify...
Effective and Accurate FVEs and LMAs for All Students with Visual Impairments that Help Drive Instruction Programming Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses how to administer effective functional vision and learning media assessments for students with visual impairments and students with visual and multiple impairments, including...
Eligibility and IEP Development (Keys 4) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development....
Expanded Core Curriculum: A Team Approach Self-paced | Multiple days Finding it difficult to get buy-in from your student's educational team, family/caregivers, clinical providers, and school administrators? This tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the...
From Hospital to Home: Using Early Visual Functioning to Support Families Self-paced | Approximately one hour Early visual skills in pre-term and full-term infants are an early sensory system to develop to support the infant’s learning potential.   Anchor Center for Blind Children, a non-profit...
Functional Curriculum Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that offer opportunities to practice such skills within the learning...
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...
Functional Vision Assessment Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Functional Vision Assessment" is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Plan to spend 1 week working through each...
FVA for Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with Cortical Visual Impairment. For children with multiple disabilities and who have been identified with CVI, the picture often...
FVA for Students with Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach Across Disciplines Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities. It also provides answers to common FVA questions, such as "How should I build an FVA for students with...
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...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Self-paced | Multiple days Finding the right magnification level for your student or client can be key to their independence. This tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and...
Global Positioning Systems and the Traveler with a Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial will cover the parameters of GPS for the traveler with a visual impairment, examples of how to effectively use the information to nurture the development of travel confidence and...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial presents an in-depth view of how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments, including those with significant...
Improving Literacy Skills Self-paced | Multiple days This three part self-paced tutorial will explore techniques and strategies that will enhance classroom materials for children who read Braille, and children with CVI. This will include literacy...
Independent Living Skills Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide approaches for instruction on clothing care as well as both cooking and mealtime skills to students with visual impairments, in...
Infusing the Expanded Core Curriculum into Physical Education Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial will cover the purpose and specific components of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC), as well as goals and strategies for infusing the components of the ECC into physical education....

Pages