Self-Paced Tutorials

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....
The Impact of Clutter on Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial covers Nicola McDowell's masters research project that looked at the impact of clutter on the learning experiences and behaviour of children with CVI.  Nicola will also provide a...
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 weeks 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 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or...
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....
Understanding What Children With CVI See Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial provides information for parents and caregivers to help them understand what — and how — children with cerebral or cortical vision impairments (CVI), see. Dr. Dutton explains the visual...
Using Gamification to Maximize ECC Outcomes Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour     Software developer and entrepreneur Marty Schultz demonstrates electronic game applications to teach skill areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum. His company Objective Ed builds on groundwork...
Using iPad Apps with Students with Visual and Other Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial combines the two parts of our webinar, "Appsolutely Engaging and Educational." Eric Jerman will demonstrate how to select and use the best iPad apps for students with visual impairments...
Ventral Stream Functions in CVI: Object and Face Perception Self-paced | Approximately one hour The ventral stream is commonly known as the “what” pathway of perception; these are pathways that carry information related to object form and recognition through the brain. Ventral stream...

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