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Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Eric Carl Adapted by Marguerite Bilms In this short video, Marguerite Bilms, a teacher in the Deafblind Program at Perkins School for the Blind describes...
Positive Behavior Supports Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast provides an overview of the shifts in thinking about Behavior Intervention over the years and the current focus on Positive Behavior Supports. Judi Beltis talks about reward vs....
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:...
Practicing The CVI Range Self-paced | Multiple days In order to administer The CVI Range with competency, the assessor has had to have a fair amount of practice and we hope that this provides a solution. In response to comments from practitioners in...
Preparing Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired for Success in College Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Mary Alexander, the National Program Director for Learning Ally, discusses the "Five Pillars of Student Success" as it relates to students with visual impairments and their success...
Principles of Literacy for Students with CVI (New Hampshire) Onsite Training | 1 day One day workshop in New Hampshire — Friday, October 26, 2018 — at Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301. The workshop will be used to emphasize the foundational principles used to...
Promoting Independence in Activities of Daily Living for Students with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: Considerations for the Home & Caregiver Webinar | Approximately one hour Coming August 12, 2020 Modifications within the familiar home environment can spark independence, encourage creativity, and bolster Expanded Core skills. Wednesday August 12, from 12:00 noon -1:00 pm...
Promoting Learning in Infants, Toddlers, & Preschoolers with CVI: Strategies from the CVI Companion Guide to the Developmental Guidelines Onsite Training | 1 day Workshop description: This workshop focuses on recommended practices in early intervention and early childhood special education as the context for identifying and implementing interventions for...
Promoting Social Competence (Keys 10) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide theoretical and practical applications for assessing and teaching students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities the...
Quality Indicators for Effective Educational Programs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Self-evaluation is an important tool for assessing effectiveness. In this webcast, Marianne Riggio talks about the process of helping educational programs conduct self-assessments as a means of...
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Dr. Karen Blankenship provides an overview of Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments (QPVI), a quality process designed to drive continuous improvement within schools...
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....
Real-Life Learning Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future. The presentation will also include ways to share...
Real-Life Learning Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional...
Recognizing and Building Abstract Thinking in the Child with Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour In abstract thinking, children learn to engage in problem solving or truly "thinking" about their world. It allows a child to develop ways to classify objects and experiences. It also allows a child...
Recognizing and Building Abstract Thinking in the Child with Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, learn how to distinguish between concrete and abstract thinking and design learning activities that develop abstract thinking. Register to Take This Tutorial »  ...
Reflections on Deafblindness: Hands & Touch Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Barbara Miles, a well-known author and lecturer, discusses the unique function hands serve for individuals who are deafblind. For people with vision and hearing impairments, hands...
Safely Heating Water Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this short video, Safely Heating Water, Kate Fraser, a teacher in the Secondary Program at Perkins School for the Blind demonstrates how students who are blind or visually impaired can safely and...
Schedules and Calendars Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes This Teachable Moment provides a brief overview of the use of a multi-step object system for students who are ready to move on from a single object system. Hillary demonstrates several adaptations to...
Science and Math Inclusion for Students with Visual Impairments Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate importance of Science and Math inclusion for vision impaired students. Participants will earn 2 Professional Development Points...

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