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Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: A Foundational Overview and Understanding Online Class | Multiple weeks   There are 8 sessions included in this training module that describe the condition of cortical/cerebral visual impairment, its causes and associated medical conditions, and the educational and...
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) Online Class | Multiple weeks   This 7-week online, asynchronous course presents information on how to design and implement an augmentative and alternative communication system (AAC) for individuals with Cortical/Cerebral...
The CVI Range Online Class | Multiple weeks January 17, 2022 - March 27, 2022       No live meeting dates!    Registration is now  OPEN This 10-week course will provide an overview and practice in reliably scoring the CVI Range,  a functional...
Literacy and CVI:High Phases II and III Online Class | Multiple weeks This course is designed for participants who have a foundational knowledge of CVI and a familiarity with the CVI Range.  Participants will gain an understanding of the core components of effective...
The What's the Complexity Framework: Designing a visually accessible school day for the child with CVI Online Class | Multiple weeks Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of the CVI Characteristics (Roman-Lantzy) with an emphasis on how they manifest in students who score in late Phase II and Phase III on The CVI...
CVI and the Ever-Changing Brain Online Class | Multiple weeks This 7-week course will provide an introduction to the visual system to better understand how our brains make sense of the visual world and what happens when something goes wrong along the way. We...
Supporting CVI during Orientation & Mobility Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial features a brief overview of CVI characteristics and describe how they may affect different students during O&M instruction.  In addition the webinar will cover some general...
Making Literacy Decisions for Children with CVI, with Tammy Reisman Self-paced | Approximately one hour Literacy for children with visual impairments is considered broadly as access to learning for traditional print reading, for Braille, for communication device access, for calendar system access and...
An Approach to Sensory Balance Self-paced | Approximately one hour The Learning Media Assessment was originally designed for individuals with ocular visual impairment, to identify a primary and secondary method for accessing literacy. While the LMA outlined...
Promoting Independence in Activities of Daily Living for Students with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: Considerations for the Home & Caregiver Self-paced | Approximately one hour This webinar explores the impact of the visual behaviors of CVI on the development of independent living and self-care skills. It will offer concrete, realistic strategies that can be implemented in...
CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning part 2 Phase III Self-paced | Approximately one hour The use of technology (video conferencing, screen mirroring, and general use of tablets and screens) for remote instruction presents its own unique challenges to meet the needs of individual students...
What do you see? CVI for the TVI Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial addresses the ability to identify two-dimensional images and explores the implications for assessment, accommodations and instruction. Bookmark the CVI for the TVI Series -- A monthly...
Teaching Strategies and Resources for Sensorimotor Stage Learners Self-paced | Approximately one hour Tina L. Gutierrez, TVI, MEd Tina Gutierrez is a Certified TVI employed as an Education Consultant II for the State of CT. ADS – Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind. She has been a member...
Vision and the Brain 2020 Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on March 14, 2020 will present an overview of how the brain is organized with particular focus on the visual system. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend a day with an expert on CVI....
CVI: "What’s the Complexity?" Assessing and managing visual complexity throughout the school day for students with cortical visual impairment Onsite Training | 1 day One day workshop – Saturday, February 29, 2020. Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and learn to use the What's the Complexity framework. The goal is for...
Creating IEPs for Students with CVI Onsite Training | 1 day This workshop on February 25, 2020 will be held at Perkins' campus in Watertown, MA. The learning needs of students with CVI are uniquely based on the assessment of visual behaviors that are the...
Our CVI Literacy Journey into Phase III Self-paced | Approximately one hour Print literacy for individuals with Cortical Visual Impairment will look different for each student.  Research on best practices in reading instruction is important to know and apply to instruction...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional development courses Online Class | Multiple weeks The University of Massachusetts Boston Vision Studies Program and Perkins School for the Blind announce the cooperative creation of a Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional...
What's the Complexity? with Matt Tietjen Self-paced | Approximately one hour What's the complexity?  Designing a school day for a child with CVI Participants will: Explain how inappropriate visual demands can affect the behavior of children with CVI Design...
What's Next? A Case Study Using a Calendar Box Self-paced | Approximately one hour In this tutorial, Peg Palmer discusses how creating a tangible calendar system for children with CVI can help them to understand sequencing. Participants will: Gain an understanding of the...

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