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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...
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 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...
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...
Considerations for Reducing Complexity with the Home Self-paced | Approximately one hour   In this tutorial, Marguerite Tibaudo reviews the complications that complex environments pose for children who have CVI, specifically targeting the home environment, and provide discussion points...
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...
Creating IEP's for Students with CVI-New Hampshire Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on March 26, 2019 will be held on campus at Granite State College, Concord, NH. The learning needs of students with CVI are uniquely based on the assessment of visual behaviors that are...
Determining Service Levels for Learners with CVI Using the Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity Self-paced | Approximately one hour The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity (VISSIT) is a research-based tool developed to help TVIs determine the appropriate type and amount of service for a student with a visual impairment...
Vision Language Learning Communication: An Approach to AAC for Students with CVI Self-paced | Approximately one hour Collaboration means breaking down silos. During this tutorial, two professionals, a speech-language pathologist and a vision educator, will discuss current challenges facing children with CVI who use...
An Introduction to Cardboard Carpentry-2019 Onsite Training | 1 day Learn about the benefits of building assistive devices out of corrugated material. This three layered cardboard is lightweight, bendable, strong, easy to work with, and relatively inexpensive....
Vision After Occipital Lobectomy and Related Surgeries Self-paced | Approximately one hour   Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference, regarding brain surgeries which remove or disconnect one occipital lobe,...
Working with Children with CVI from a PT/OT Perspective Self-paced | Approximately one hour During this 1 1/2 hour tutorial, Karen will talk about: The ten characteristics associated with CVI The three phases of CVI progression Treatment techniques and therapy modifications to support...
CVI Range: Essential Aspects for Scoring the CVI Range Assessment Onsite Training | Multiple days Scoring The CVI Range correctly provides the foundation for service to students with CVI. The CVI Range is the functional vision assessment for students with brain based visual impairment. It...
Principles of Literacy for Students with CVI (New Hampshire) Onsite Training | 1 day One day workshop in New Hampshire — Friday, October 26, 2018 — at Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301. The workshop will be used to emphasize the foundational principles used to...
CVI Range: Essential Aspects for Scoring the CVI Range Assessment (New Hampshire) Onsite Training | Multiple days One day workshop in New Hampshire — Thursday, September 27, 2018 — at Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301. Scoring The CVI Range correctly provides the foundation for service to...
Hi-Tech O&M for Everyone! (Vermont) Onsite Training | Multiple days Two day workshop in Vermont — Thursday, August 23 & Friday, August 24, 2018 — at Vermont Association For The Blind And Visually Impaired, 130 Austine Drive, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301. Join a...

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