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Eligibility and IEP Development (Keys 4) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development....
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 1 Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial is the first part of a two-part presentation on data collection. Take this tutorial to learn about efficient data collection systems, when it’s appropriate to collect data and how to...
Understanding and Assessing Glare: Minimize Discomfort and Maximize Visual Resolution Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial analyzes the different types of glare, and strategies for formally assessing each. Interventions may take the form of tinted lenses, visors or hats, or environmental adaptations. Dr....
Early Orientation and Mobility: Birth to Three Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on birth to three orientation and mobility skills, such as hand use, crawling, standing, and walking. Register to Take This Tutorial »   Participants will earn 1.5...
National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple weeks "National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments, Including Those with Multiple Disabilities" is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments,...
Recognizing and Building Abstract Thinking in the Child with Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, learn how to distinguish between concrete and abstract thinking and design learning activities that develop abstract thinking. Register to Take This Tutorial »  ...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 2: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students. This tutorial is the second part in a...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 1: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: An Overview and Understanding (Spring 2020) Onsite Training | Multiple days Three-day blended workshop — Dates: April 7, 8, and 15, 2020   Early bird expires on March 31, 2020 This course will focus on cortical visual impairment (CVI): causes, assessment and strategies for...
Curriculum Adaptations Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that discuss the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities....
CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour   Summary During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and professionals have been significantly challenged to provide child-centered, meaningful instruction and opportunities to continue to implement...
Sensory Activities: Experiences to Improve Communication and Literacy for Children with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explains the importance of pairing sensory activities and communication skills for more effective learning for children with visual and multiple disabilities. It also covers strategies...
Dueling Devices: Assessing and Justifying Student Needs for Technology Self-paced | Multiple days Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goals for technology. Participants will...
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 2 Self-paced | Approximately one hour As teachers and related service providers, we tend to be at one extreme or the other...too much data without a purpose OR not enough data to determine progress. If you would like to learn how to find...
Practicing The CVI Range Self-paced | Multiple days In order to administer The CVI Range with competency, the assessor has had to have a fair amount of practice and we hope that this provides a solution. In response to comments from practitioners in...
Student Assessment Self-paced | Multiple days Student Assessments is made up of 4 videos which will discuss the importance of using a combination of assessments when assessing students with visual impairments. Also discussed, is how to evaluate...
Global Positioning Systems and the Traveler with a Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial will cover the parameters of GPS for the traveler with a visual impairment, examples of how to effectively use the information to nurture the development of travel confidence and...
Positive Strategies for Behavioral Intervention (Keys 13) Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 sessions included in this training module that examines assessment of and intervention for students with behavioral challenges. The tutorial uses the text, Keys to Educational Success:...
Sensory Processing (Part 1 of 2): Sensory Processing and Dysfunction Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is the first part of Sensory Processing in which participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorders. The...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 2: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional...

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