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Leveraging Resources in Transition Planning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Patti McGowan, a parent of a teenager who is deafblind, describes the transition planning process for her son as he began preparing to go from high school to college. She talks about...
Listening to Learn Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar covered the concept of "Listening" in an educational context, specifically in the development of literacy skills. Participants discussed how the Listening strand of the Common Core...
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...
Literacy Adaptations for Students who are Deafblind Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind. Sectioned off into four categories, the presenters will...
Literacy Adaptations for Students who are Deafblind Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind. Sectioned off into four categories, the presenters...
Literacy and CVI:Phases II and III Online Class | Multiple weeks   This course is sold out. Please click the Register button to join the waiting list. In the event of a cancellation, all members of the waitlist are notified at once, to give an equal opportunity...
Literacy for Students who are Deafblind Webinar | Approximately one hour   Megan Connaughton and Marguerite Tibaudo will explore teaching literacy to children who are deafblind. Techniques used within classrooms and outside of classrooms as well as the impact of...
Literacy for Students who are Deafblind Tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour   Megan Connaughton and Marguerite Tibaudo will explore teaching literacy to children who are deafblind. Techniques used within classrooms and outside of classrooms as well as the impact of...
Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies to improve reading and writing skills of students with visual impairments and additional disabilities....
Love: Challenges of Raising a Child with Disabilities Webcast | Approximately one hour Jane Bernstein, a parent and author of “Loving Rachel” and “Rachel in the World” - books which look at life with her daughter who has developmental disabilities was the keynote speaker at the 26th...
Low Vision: Measuring Liquids Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Teachable Moment, Kate demonstrates a variety of strategies and materials that can be used to assist students with low vision when measuring as part of a Science lesson. Kate demonstrates the...
Making A.T. in Minutes for Blind and Low Vision and Multiple Disabilities-Spring 2020 Onsite Training | 1 day A Make and Take Workshop This hands on workshop on Friday March 20, 2020 will discuss and demonstrate over 75 different assistive technology solutions that can be created in minutes to support...
Making Physical Science Accessible Webinar | Approximately one hour Download Materials »Download the Presentation that was presented during the webinar.   Earn Continuing Education Credits » Earn 1.5 Credits by viewing this webinar and register to take an...
Making Physical Science Accessible to Students with Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple days This STEM tutorial focuses on the areas of physical science that include magnetism, electricity, and sound along with how these fit into the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Emphasis will...
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...
Map Library Self-paced | Approximately one hour In honor of ADA’s 30th anniversary, Perkins and SAS have collaborated to develop an accessible Map Library which will be housed on the Paths to Technology website.  During COVID-19 school closures,...
Map Library Webinar Webinar | Approximately one hour In honor of ADA’s 30th anniversary, Perkins and SAS have collaborated to develop an accessible Map Library which will be housed on the Paths to Technology website.  During COVID-19 school closures,...
Maximizing iPad Accessibility for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: Teaching the Teachers Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Ed Summers and Diane Brauner discuss the work they have been doing with teachers regarding iPad accessibility. Ed and Diane have worked with teachers across the country on strategies...
Mealtime Skills Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Sue Shannon, an occupational therapist at Perkins School for the Blind, describes some of the challenges faced by students who are blind in learning mealtime skills. It focuses on and  provides video...
Measuring Dry Materials for the Student Who is Visually Impaired Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Kate demonstrates strategies for teaching students with visual impairment to measure dry ingredients. In addition, there is a demonstration of the use of a talking scale. Read full...

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