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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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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,...
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:...
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...
Challenges that Families of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired Face as Parents, Partners and Ambassadors Self-paced | Multiple days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the various issues that parents of children who are blind or visually impaired with or without additional disabilities face...
The Use of AAC with Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Onsite Training | Multiple days Start date TBD. This Blended Workshop has an online component. This presentation will explore ways in which educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative...
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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