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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...
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...
Orientation and Mobility Programs (Keys 9) Self-paced | Multiple days   "O&M Programs" is made up of 3 modules, each containing video segments, readings, lectures, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.  Plan to spend 1 week working...
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...
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,...
Transition to Preschool Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that discussions services provided through Early Intervention, and preparations for transitioning from services into school. Participants will...
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...
Creating Access to Curriculum for Learners with CVI Onsite Training | Multiple days Workshop Description: This workshop will be used to help participants incorporate the principles from high Phase II to Phase III CVI using meaningful, child-centered constructs.  The constructs will...
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...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Self-paced | Multiple days Finding the right magnification level for your student or client can be key to their independence. This tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and...
Creating IEPs for Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple weeks This self-paced tutorial will look at the terminology related to IEPs as well as assessment and eligibility for special education services.  In addition, the importance of including the expanded core...
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....
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...
CVI Basics Self-paced | Multiple days There are three videos included in this training module that discuss the origins, diagnosis, and characteristics of cortical visual impairment (CVI), as well as the evaluation and improvement of...
Curriculum-Universal Design Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 modules included in this self-paced tutorial that examine the 3 principles of Universal Design for Living, strategies for collaborating with classroom teachers to ensure students are...
Transition to College Self-paced | Multiple days There are 2 webcasts included in this training module that discusses college preparation with parents and educators. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or...
Building Strategies Around CVI Phases Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial presents careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI to help staff and parents understand the unique learning needs for each CVI Phase. They can then build strategies,...
. 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...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial presents an in-depth view of how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments, including those with significant...

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