Self-Paced Tutorials

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...
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 Service Levels for Learners with CVI Using the Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity Self-paced | Approximately one hour The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity (VISSIT) is a research-based tool developed to help TVIs determine the appropriate type and amount of service for a student with a visual impairment...
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...
Diagnosing CVI: CVI and the Low Vision Clinic Assessment Self-paced | 1 day Register to Take This Tutorial »     CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and Low Vision Assessment on January 12, 2021 Dr. Nicole Ross, an attending optometrist at NECO Center for...
Does This Child have Cerebral/Cortical Vision Impairment? Self-paced | Approximately one hour Dr. Barry Kran, OD discusses what he takes into consideration before, during, and after evaluating a patient with possible CVI.  He will also discuss how a parent and their vision care team can work...
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 weeks "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 Intervention and CVI: Using “Idea Sheets” with Families in Natural Routines Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial focuses on supporting family-centered practices, include naturally embedding opportunities, to improve easy adaptations of the home environment and activities within the families’ daily...
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...
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 FVAs 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...

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