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An Approach to Sensory Balance Self-paced | Approximately one hour The Learning Media Assessment was originally designed for individuals with ocular visual impairment, to identify a primary and secondary method for accessing literacy. While the LMA outlined...
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...
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,...
CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning part 2 Phase III Self-paced | Approximately one hour The use of technology (video conferencing, screen mirroring, and general use of tablets and screens) for remote instruction presents its own unique challenges to meet the needs of individual students...
Getting in Touch with Distance Learning: Considerations for Braille Readers Self-paced | Approximately one hour   This tutorial provides an exploration of considerations for distance learning for braille students, based on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic. The approach focuses on a set of case...
What do you see? CVI for the TVI Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial addresses the ability to identify two-dimensional images and explores the implications for assessment, accommodations and instruction. Bookmark the CVI for the TVI Series -- A monthly...
Teaching the ECC to the 21st Century Learner Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour       Summary: There are many benefits for teachers to upgrade their instructional practice to embrace 21st Century teaching. This webinar will take a fresh approach to The Expanded Core Curriculum...
Teaching Strategies and Resources for Sensorimotor Stage Learners Self-paced | Approximately one hour Tina L. Gutierrez, TVI, MEd Tina Gutierrez is a Certified TVI employed as an Education Consultant II for the State of CT. ADS – Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind. She has been a member...
Vision and the Brain 2020 Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on March 14, 2020 will present an overview of how the brain is organized with particular focus on the visual system. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend a day with an expert on CVI....
15th Annual "Focus" on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference Onsite Training | 1 day "Focus" on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss This Event has been canceled March 11, 2020 8:00 am –...
CVI: "What’s the Complexity?" Assessing and managing visual complexity throughout the school day for students with cortical visual impairment Onsite Training | 1 day One day workshop – Saturday, February 29, 2020. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and learn to use the What's the Complexity framework. The goal is for...
Creating IEPs for Students with CVI Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on February 25, 2020 will be held at Perkins' campus in Watertown, MA. The learning needs of students with CVI are uniquely based on the assessment of visual behaviors that are the...
Active Learning Is More Than a Piece of Equipment! Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour Summary: This webinar will provide a brief introduction to Active Learning, which is an educational approach created by Dr. Lilli Nielsen of Denmark designed for learners who are functioning below...
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...
From Hospital to Home: Using Early Visual Functioning to Support Families Self-paced | Approximately one hour Early visual skills in pre-term and full-term infants are an early sensory system to develop to support the infant’s learning potential.   Anchor Center for Blind Children, a non-profit...
Active Learning: Promoting Independence and Learning in Children with Multiple Special Needs Onsite Training | Multiple days Join Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L., for a two day workshop on November 11 and 12, 2019 to learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical,...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional development courses Online Class | Multiple weeks The University of Massachusetts Boston Vision Studies Program and Perkins School for the Blind announce the cooperative creation of a Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional...
What's the Complexity? with Matt Tietjen Self-paced | Approximately one hour What's the complexity?  Designing a school day for a child with CVI Participants will: Explain how inappropriate visual demands can affect the behavior of children with CVI Design...
What's Next? A Case Study Using a Calendar Box Self-paced | Approximately one hour In this tutorial, Peg Palmer discusses how creating a tangible calendar system for children with CVI can help them to understand sequencing. Participants will: Gain an understanding of the...
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...

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