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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’, ...
Cortical Visual Impairment: 2019 An Overview and Understanding Onsite Training | Multiple days Three-day blended workshop — March 11, 12, 21, 2019  Early bird expires on February 26, 2019 This course will focus on cortical visual impairment (CVI): causes, assessment and strategies for access...
Differentiating for English Language Learners Onsite Training | Multiple days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 9 and March 30, 2019, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
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...
Vision and the Brain Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on Saturday, February 9, 2019 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...
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 8 weeks. Individuals who experience a vision loss and other disabilities need a variety of assistive technology solutions, and today over 80% of these solutions can be...
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT!   Starts on February 4 – March 31, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA),...
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...
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Sold Out! Please register for our Spring class. Winter Session runs from January 28 – March 3, 2019 for 5 weeks. No live meeting date for this course! This course will provide an overview and...
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...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Sold out! Please join our Spring Session Starts on January 21 – March 17, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students...
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...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT! Please register for our Spring 2019 session The Fall session starts on October 22 – December 9, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the...
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Registration Closed   Returning on October 8 – December 2, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on Monday, September 10, 2018. In this course, you will learn how to support children and...
CVI: "What’s the Complexity?" Assessing and managing visual complexity throughout the school day for students with cortical visual impairment (New Hampshire) Onsite Training | Multiple days One day workshop in New Hampshire — Friday, September 28, 2018 — at Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual...

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