Self-Paced Tutorials

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...
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....
Partners on the Journey: A TVI and Family's CVI Experience from Birth to Age 3 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial identifies the guiding principles of CVI diagnosis, suggests interventions for moving between Phases of CVI, describe strategies for management ongoing complexity and change for school...
Paths to Literacy: Introducing an Online Hub Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial introduces Paths to Literacy, a new online resource for information about literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....
Planning an Effective Transition (Keys 15) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 2 sessions included in this training module on transition planning for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. The tutorial uses the text, Keys to Educational Success...
Positive Strategies for Behavioral Intervention (Keys 13) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 2 sessions included in this training module that examines assessment of and intervention for students with behavioral challenges. The tutorial uses the text, Keys to Educational Success:...
Practicing The CVI Range Self-paced | Multiple days In order to administer The CVI Range with competency, the assessor has had to have a fair amount of practice and we hope that this provides a solution. In response to comments from practitioners in...
Promoting Independence in Activities of Daily Living for Students with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: Considerations for the Home & Caregiver Self-paced | Approximately one hour This webinar explores the impact of the visual behaviors of CVI on the development of independent living and self-care skills. It will offer concrete, realistic strategies that can be implemented in...

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