Self-Paced Tutorials

Teaching Science Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 4 video segments included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired. Participants...
Teaching Science to Young Children With Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple days Exposure to STEM at an early age leads to success in future classes. In this tutorial participants will be able to use strategies and activities presented to introduce STEM concepts to students who...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who Are Visually Impaired with Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | Multiple days This training module includes eight webcasts and their corresponding reading material, which demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with...
Technology for Us Too Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive technology devices both low tech and high...
Technology Tools for Teachers Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explores how to best use technology in the classroom to meet the needs of students with visual impairments or blindness. It includes information about how to determine which technology...
The Evolution of Michael's AT Journey Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses how personal development and skill grow and change, and how a student's AT grows and changes with him. Register to Take This Tutorial »   Participants will earn 1.5...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille. These frameworks for English/Language Arts...
The NICU Experience Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Dr. Al Lantzy recounts the story of one family in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). While every family’s story is unique, the 2004 journey of...
The Role of the Professional Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 videos included in this training module that will expose participants how VISSIT can be used to recommend services for students with visual impairments, learn how to implement RBEI...
The Role of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments with Students who have Multiple Disabilities (Keys 2) Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, including the role & function of the...
The Work of Dr. Jan van Dijk Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate child-guided assessment techniques and explain the role of the emotional brain. Dr. Jan van Dijk speaks in depth about the...
Theme Based Lessons Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities. You can also read her blog posts on Paths to Literacy....
Tools and Resources for Making Decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and Assistive Technology Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial describes the tools and resources that can help teams make appropriate decisions about accessible educational materials (AEM) and reading tools. The tutorial will also cover the...
Transition Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 video segments included in this training module that discusses how vocational rehabilitation services vary between students and adulthood and the benefits of developing portfolios for...
Transition for All Ages Self-paced | Multiple days There are two videos included in this training module that discuss the importance of starting the process of transition to adult life as early as possible. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE...
Transition to College Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 webcasts included in this training module that discusses college preparation with parents and educators. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education credits...
Transition to Preschool Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that discussions services provided through Early Intervention, and preparations for transitioning from services into school. Participants will...
Trust the Process: A Case Study in Literacy and CVI Self-Paced Self-paced | Approximately one hour This self-paced tutorial is a case study on the approach used to teach literacy skills to a kindergarten student with Phase III CVI.  The presentation offers ideas on what iOS apps to use, how to...
TVI: Effective Collaboration Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities that include blindness, visual impairment, or...
Understanding and Assessing Glare: Minimize Discomfort and Maximize Visual Resolution Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial analyzes the different types of glare, and strategies for formally assessing each. Interventions may take the form of tinted lenses, visors or hats, or environmental adaptations. Dr....

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