Earn Credits for Visual Impairment and Blindness

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Beyond the Classroom: Topics in the Expanded Core Curriculum Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 4 webinars included in this training module that address areas of the Expanded Core that often take place outside of a formal classroom setting. Participants will earn 5 ACVREP credits, 5...
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...
Positive Strategies for Behavioral Intervention (Keys 13) Self-paced | Multiple days 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:...
Compensatory Skills: Essential Considerations for Learning Self-paced | Multiple days The child with a visual impairment uses residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste to learn about the world. This tutorial discuss how these senses develop and how they can be optimally used...
CVI Basics Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that discuss the origins, diagnosis, and characteristics of cortical visual impairment (CVI), as well as the evaluation and improvement of...
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...
Student Assessment Self-paced | Multiple days Student Assessments is made up of 4 videos which will discuss the importance of using a combination of assessments when assessing students with visual impairments. Also discussed, is how to evaluate...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 1 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment and is presented by staff of the New England Eye Low Vision Clinic at Perkins. Participants will...
Visual Fields and Acuity Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that address visual field and acuity assessment, including the development of assessment for young children, and typical testing procedures....
CVI From a Parent's Perspective Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 2 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is Part 2 of a 2-part exploration of the experience of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education...
FVA for Students with Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach Across Disciplines Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities. It also provides answers to common FVA questions, such as "How should I build an FVA for students with...
Curriculum Adaptations Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that discuss the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities....
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...
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....
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 6 sessions included in this Accessible Literacy for Early Readers training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional...
CVI, Albinism, and Environmental Adaptations Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments and additional...
CHARGE Syndrome Self-paced | Multiple weeks CHARGE Syndrome is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. The class will focus on the following four areas to help...
The Use of AAC with Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Onsite Training | Multiple days Start date TBD. This Blended Workshop has an online component. This presentation will explore ways in which educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative...
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,...

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