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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,...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks This session is SOLD OUT. Starts on October 28, 2019 to December 15, 2019 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the CVI Characteristics (Roman-Lantzy) with...
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...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Fall) Online Class | Multiple weeks    Sold Out!  Please register for our Winter class.   Winter Session runs from September 30, 2019 – November 3, 2019 for 5 weeks. No live meeting date for this course! This course will provide an...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT   Fall Session starts September 23, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks.  This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual...
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...
5th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium Onsite Training | Multiple days Please join us for a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field on Thursday, July 11 and on Friday, July 12. Engage  in collaborative efforts to advance progress related to the challenges...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks This 7 weeks course, starts on July 8, 2019 - August 25, 2019  This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social...
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...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Summer Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Sold Out! Please register for the fall course Summer session runs from June 10, 2019 to July 14, 2019 for 5 weeks. No live meeting date for this course! This course will provide an overview and...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Starts on June 3, 2019 - July 7, 2019 and runs for 5 weeks. Early Bird expires on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities often require...
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...
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...
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...
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks          Starts on TBD and runs for 8 weeks. This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments by examining the differences in social development...
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....

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