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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...
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...
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...
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,...
Assessment That Informs Instruction: Don't Just Guess - Assess! Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explores the role of the teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI) in reading and writing instruction, both as a collaborator with the general classroom teacher and as a...
Dual Media Learners: Instructional Strategies and Assessment Self-paced | Multiple days Teaching children who are dual media learners presents challenges, but offers incredible rewards as they develop the literacy tools needed for success. This tutorial provides an overview of the...
Instructional Strategies: A Universal Design for Learning Approach (Keys 6) Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 sessions included in this training module that the address the principles of Universal design for Learning and ways to balance universal strategies with individualized needs. Register to...
Social Skills Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that explore social skills and sexuality for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities....
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...
Expanded Core Curriculum: A Team Approach Self-paced | Multiple days Finding it difficult to get buy-in from your student's educational team, family/caregivers, clinical providers, and school administrators? This tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the...
Accessing Content: The ECC Connection Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour     Explain the benefits of playing games with your students Suggest Methods for creating a single game that can be used across math and literacy curricula Identify strategies to instill a...
Advocacy Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide approaches for instruction on deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines, IEPs and how to negotiate the...
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...
Braille and Tactile Graphics Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content. This...
Educational Advocacy Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that address topics of educational advocacy for parents, educators, and policy makers. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development...
Special Issues of CHARGE Syndrome: Sensory Processing and Vision Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the implications of sensory processing by individuals with CHARGE Syndrome. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional...
Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with a diagnosis of Cortical Visual Impairment. The focus will...
Cortical Visual Impairment Online Class | Multiple weeks   This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI). The course is based on the use of The CVI Range, a...
Intervention Strategies for Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that identifies the impact of Cortical Visual impairment (CVI) on early child development and learning, then identifies strategies that can be...
Assistive Technologies Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide: strategies involved in conducting an assessment as well as in choosing the right assistive technology tool for the learner,...

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