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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...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT - please join our waitlist Starts on Apr 15, 2019 to May 26, 2019 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the CVI Characteristics (Roman-Lantzy) with...
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...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT!! Spring Session starts April 8, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. Please note: There will not be a Summer offering of this course! This course will provide an overview of the principles and...
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...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Spring Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Spring Session runs from March 18, 2019 to April 21, 2019 for 5 weeks. No live meeting date for this course! This course will provide an overview and additional practice in reliably scoring...
14th Annual "Focus" on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference Onsite Training | Multiple days Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss March 13, 2019  8:00 am - 3:30 pm  Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA Welcome Remarks:  David D’Arcangelo’, ...
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...
Saltonstall Sign Language Series – Spring 2019 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2019 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin January 28 and run for 10 weeks.  Anyone age 16 or over may register. Level One: Includes...
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,...
Creating IEP's for Students with CVI Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on January 22, 2019 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...

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