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Managing Behavior Self-paced | Multiple days In this series, participants will learn techniques on managing behavior with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities. Among the topics that will be covered are an overview of...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks  Discussions, lecture, videos, simulation activities, readings, and case studies facilitate the participant’s application of integrating AAC devices into a student’s existing communication system....
The NICU Experience Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Dr. Al Lantzy recounts the story of one family in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). While every family’s story is unique, the 2004 journey of...
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,...
Tech for Toddlers, Preschoolers and Kindergarten Students with VIB (Watertown, MA) Onsite Training | Multiple days WORKSHOP CANCELLED Everywhere you go, people are using technology — including toddlers and preschoolers! Young children with visual impairments and blindness should and can have opportunities to...
.How to Help Your Child with CVI: A Self-Paced Tutorial for Parents and Professionals Self-paced | Multiple weeks     This self-paced tutorial has been developed for parents and professionals who are just beginning to learn about CVI.  In this tutorial you will view interviews with parents, engage in...
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...
An Overview of Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple weeks What does it mean to support the educational needs of a student with CVI? What does the term CVI mean, and how is it used? This Perkins eLearning self-paced tutorial  is designed for...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 1 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment and is presented by staff of the New England Eye Low Vision Clinic at Perkins. Participants will...
Does This Child have Cerebral/Cortical Vision Impairment? Self-paced | Approximately one hour Dr. Barry Kran, OD discusses what he takes into consideration before, during, and after evaluating a patient with possible CVI.  He will also discuss how a parent and their vision care team can work...
Differentiating for English Language Learners-2020 Onsite Training | Multiple days More Information   In this interactive, blended workshop on March 14 and April 4 2020, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to...
Paths to Literacy: Introducing an Online Hub Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial introduces Paths to Literacy, a new online resource for information about literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments by examining the differences in social development. Learners will be introduced to assessment...
Positive Strategies for Behavioral Intervention (Keys 13) Self-paced | Multiple weeks 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:...
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...
CATIS: Assistive Technology for Literacy Self-paced | 1 day This group of self-paced tutorials has been developed for professionals who hold, or are earning, certification as Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialists  for People with Visual...
Sensory Processing (Part 2 of 2): Techniques to Address Sensory Processing Difficulties Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is the second part of Sensory Processing in which Amanda Martinage presents techniques to address sensory processing difficulties — with practical activity suggestions provided,...
Accessing the Printed Word Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this tutorial that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content. Participants...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Session 2 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is Part 2 of a 2-part exploration of the experience of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or...
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial Dr. Karen Blankenship provides an overview of Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments (QPVI) and explains the QPVI process and upcoming training opportunities....

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