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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...
Early Childhood Years (Keys 14) Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Early Childhood Years" is made up of 2 modules, each containing video segments, readings, lectures, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.  Plan to spend 1 week working through...
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 Devices 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,...
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...
ABCs of iOS - Northern New England Online Class | Multiple weeks This course is designed to help TVIs provide effective support introducing the iPad to young students. The approach will involve working with a specific student of preschool age who will benefit from...
CVI, Albinism, and Environmental Adaptations Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments and additional...
The CVI Umbrella: A Community of Ideas Self-paced | Approximately one hour Teaching and supporting children with CVI is a richly rewarding experience that requires a joyful, fervent commitment to continuous learning. Fortunately, our field has many wonderful mentors who...
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...
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...
Communication Skills (Keys 7) Self-paced | Multiple weeks About this tutorial... "Communication Skills" is made up of 3 modules, each containing video segments, readings, lectures, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.  Plan to...
The Role of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments with Students who have Multiple Disabilities (Keys 2) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, including the role & function of the...
Functional Curriculum Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that offer opportunities to practice such skills within the learning...
Welcoming Students with Visual Impairment to Your School Self-paced | Multiple weeks Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be familiar with...
Educational Needs of Students with Visual Impairments: An Introduction Self-paced | Multiple days This group of self-paced tutorials has been developed for school district administrators, teachers, and others who support students with visual impairments. Educators who are working with students...
Listening to Learn Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial will examine how the Listening strand of the Common Core Standards aligns with many state academic standards. The tutorial also explores listening as a learning strategy for students...
Staff Training for Physical Education for Children With Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple days The purpose of this Staff Training Video for Physical Education is to educate paraeducators, physical education, adapted physical education, vision teachers, orientation and mobility specialists, and...
Non-Visual Digital Maps for TVIs - Northern New England Online Class | Multiple days Presenters: Diane Brauner and Ed Summers Workshop Registration is by invitation only. To offer this workshop to your team, contact Mary.zatta@perkins.org for scheduling and pricing Credits: 3 or 10...
Deafblind Technology Solutions Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that demonstrate adaptive devices used for communication with individuals who are deafblind, or who have both hearing and visual impairments....

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