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Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: An Overview and Understanding -Watertown Onsite Training | Multiple days Blended workshop — Dates: March 6th, 7th, and April 3rd, 4th, 2020 Please Note-times!All sessions are required (Friday March 6th 1:00-4:00 and Saturday March 7th  9:00-3:30  (Friday April 3rd 1...
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 IEP's 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...
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes Online Class | Multiple weeks Please note: Registration for the course will close at 5:00pm eastern time on January 22, 2020.   Starts February 10, 2020 - April 5, 2020 and runs for 8 weeks. Individuals who experience a vision...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 27, 2020 – March 22, 2020 and runs for 8 weeks. The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT - Please sign up for our Spring session. Winter session runs from January 27, 2020 to March 1, 2020 for 5 weeks.No live meeting date for this course! This course will provide an overview...
Phase III CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT This 8 week course will run from January 20, 2020 to March 16, 2020. This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to...
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks  Join us January 20, 2020 - March 16, 2020 (8 weeks).  In this course, you will learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities, through...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 20, 2020 - March 1, 2020  and runs for 6 weeks.  The course will offer practical teaching strategies for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in the...
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,...
Promoting Learning in Infants, Toddlers, & Preschoolers with CVI: Strategies from the CVI Companion Guide to the Developmental Guidelines Onsite Training | 1 day Workshop description: This workshop focuses on recommended practices in early intervention and early childhood special education as the context for identifying and implementing interventions for...
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on October 14, 2019 to December 8, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on Monday, September 29, 2019. In this course, students will identify and practice ABA approaches that will...
Assessing Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities: Assessment at the Sensorimotor Level Onsite Training | Multiple days Students with visual and multiple impairments have very unique educational needs. When their present levels of performance are at the sensorimotor stage, regardless of chronological age, they learn...
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...
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...
Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT!   Class starts June 17, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will educate stakeholders on up and coming forms of digital instructional materials, tools to access multimedia, and how to...
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...
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...

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