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Introducing TransitionPlanningAsia.org Website Webinar | Approximately one hour Although region specific, the website introduces how individuals working in the field of blindness can collaborate in preparing youth who are blind or visually impaired with multiple disabilities for...
Introducing TransitionPlanningAsia.org Website Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial provides an overview of the website TransitionPlanningAsia.org. Although region specific, the website introduces how individuals working in the field of blindness can collaborate in...
Introduction to Basic Electronics for Switch Construction and Toy Modification Onsite Training | Multiple days Switches can enable children with disabilities to have interesting sensory experiences, activate toys, and access computers. During this class we will look at how to make a simple cause and effect...
Introduction to Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children: Visual Impairment Due to Damage to the Brain Online Class | Multiple weeks June 1 - July 5, 2020 Features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed, along with assessment of children with this condition. Methods are presented to design appropriate...
Introduction to Low Vision Devices Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast will present an overview of the basic devices — hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters. Dr. Maino also discusses the basic procedures...
Introduction to Online Workshops Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Mary Zatta, Educational Resources Manager at Perkins, presents an overview of Perkins eLearning Online Workshops. We have been working on developing the capability of delivering asynchronous online...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Self-paced | Multiple days Learn how to activate the iOS accessibility options and maximize the functionality of iOS devices for students who are visually impaired. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development Points,...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Jim Denham gives an overview of the accessibility options and demonstrate how to activate them. In addition, he will demonstrate VoiceOver options. Jim will also talk about braille...
Issues in Social Skills & Sex Education Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Tom Miller talks about Social Skills and Sex Education for Children and Youth who have sensory impairments. Tom Miller has worked in the field of education of children who are blind...
Itsy Bitsy Spider Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes The "Itsy Bitsy Spider" adapted book was created by Marguerite Bilm for her preschool students. In this video, Marguerite shares information about the adaptations she has used to make the book and...
Keeping Up With Technology and Student Needs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Yue-Ting discusses the challenges and critical thinking needed to evaluate new technologies while making decisions based on student needs and the instructional task. She shares the...
LCIF SightFirst in Kansas Webcast | Approximately 5 minutes Learn how an LCIF SightFirst grant provided low-vision care for a young boy in Kansas and changed his life forever. In rural Kansas (USA), children with low vision can have a difficult time accessing...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in Massachussetts) Onsite Training | Multiple days PLEASE NOTE: Day 2 is Optional for this workshop. This two day hands-on workshop on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New Hampshire) Onsite Training | Multiple days SOLD OUT! Sign up for waiting list. Check out this FREE workshop at other locations in New York and Massachusetts. New York: Dominican CollegeFriday and Saturday, November 10 and 11, 2017 470...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New Hampshire) Onsite Training | 1 day This one day hands-on workshop on Thursday, November 30, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom with students who are blind or have low vision. Check...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New York) Onsite Training | Multiple days PLEASE NOTE: Day 2 is Optional for this workshop. This two day hands-on workshop on Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in...
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills, such as game play, choice making, and exploring new interests....
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes In this presentation, Lindsey Lush and Jessica Erlich, of Perkins School for the Blind, focuses on the Recreation and Leisure area of the Expanded Core Curriculum through the use of common technology...
Let's Get Cooking: Teaching Meal Preparation Skills to Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days With organizational skills and adaptive tools and techniques, students can practice their meal preparation schools and prepare for independent living and job training. This tutorial explores various...
Let's Get Cooking: Teaching Meal Preparation Skills to Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour In this one-hour webinar, learn strategies, tips and techniques to begin teaching meal preparation skills to students who are visually impaired with or without additional disabilities. Download...

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