Self-Paced Tutorials

Listening to Learn Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial will examine how the Listening strand of the Common Core Standards aligns with many state academic standards. The tutorial also explores listening as a learning strategy for students...
Literacy Adaptations for Students who are Deafblind Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind. Sectioned off into four categories, the presenters will...
Literacy for Students who are Deafblind Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour   Megan Connaughton and Marguerite Tibaudo will explore teaching literacy to children who are deafblind. Techniques used within classrooms and outside of classrooms as well as the impact of...
Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies to improve reading and writing skills of students with visual impairments and additional disabilities....
Making Distance Learning Meaningful for Learners with CVI: Creating a CVI-Friendly Digital Book Self-paced | Approximately one hour Jonathan Hooper presents strategies for making digital books for students with CVI.  Learn how to evaluate the use of images to ensure accessibility and provide strategies for reducing visual...
Making Literacy Decisions for Children with CVI, with Tammy Reisman Self-paced | Approximately one hour Literacy for children with visual impairments is considered broadly as access to learning for traditional print reading, for Braille, for communication device access, for calendar system access and...
Making Physical Science Accessible to Students with Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple days This STEM tutorial focuses on the areas of physical science that include magnetism, electricity, and sound along with how these fit into the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Emphasis will...
Managing Behavior Self-paced | Multiple days In this series, participants will learn techniques on managing behavior with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities. Among the topics that will be covered are an overview of...
Map Library Self-paced | Approximately one hour In honor of ADA’s 30th anniversary, Perkins and SAS have collaborated to develop an accessible Map Library which will be housed on the Paths to Technology website.  During COVID-19 school closures,...
More Than the Law - Some Thoughts on the Transition of Individuals Who Are Deafblind Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness. Steve presents an overview of the IDEA 2004 regulations related to transition but at the...
My Expanding Understanding: The Visual Behaviors of CVI Self-paced | Approximately one hour In this self-paced tutorial, Ellen Mazel shares with you her path to deeper understanding of CVI which allows her to more correctly assess the functional vision of students with CVI and to provide...
National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple weeks "National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments, Including Those with Multiple Disabilities" is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments,...
New Technology for Education: A CSUN Report Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial provides a post-conference roundup from the field of education of students with multiple disabilities, including visual impairment. Register to Take This Tutorial »  ...
O&M and CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses specific strategies and modifications to Orientation & Mobility for students with Cortical Visual Impairment, using their individual assessment on the CVI Range©. Register...
One-on-One: Providing Access for the Student with Cortical Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on providing visual access to the school curriculum and environment for the child with Cortical Visual Impairment. Register to Take This Tutorial »   Participants will...
Online Communities Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 sessions included within this training on Online Communities of Practice. Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning,...
Ophthalmologic Examination Integrated With Functional Aspects of Cortical Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses the importance of adequate evaluation and the importance of families, educators, and ophthalmologist working together. The tutorial also addresses the role of the...
Orientation and Mobility Programs (Keys 9) Self-paced | Multiple weeks   "O&M Programs" is made up of 3 modules, each containing video segments, readings, lectures, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.  Plan to spend 1 week working...
Our CVI Literacy Journey into Phase III Self-paced | Approximately one hour Print literacy for individuals with Cortical Visual Impairment will look different for each student.  Research on best practices in reading instruction is important to know and apply to instruction...
Partnering with Parents Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that discuss the experiences of the families of children with disabilities, and the relationships with the professionals who support them....

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