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The Cogswell-Macy Act: A CHARGE Foundation Family Webinar Webinar | Approximately one hour Perkins eLearning was pleased to co-host this conversation between CHARGE Syndrome Foundation families and Mark Richert, Esq., Director of Public Policy for American Foundation for the Blind, as they...
The Communications Portfolio Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes The Communication Portfolio is a tool that brings together visual images to demonstrate what a child can do, and how that child is communicating in daily activities. Susan DeCaluwe explores how the...
The CVI Umbrella: A Community of Ideas Webinar | Approximately one hour Teaching and supporting children with CVI is a richly rewarding experience that requires a joyful, fervent commitment to continuous learning. Fortunately, our field has many wonderful mentors who...
The Education for All Initiative Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Larry Campbell discusses the "Education for All Initiative". The Education for All Children with Visual Impairment (EFA-VI) is a global campaign and program of the International...
The Evolution of Michael's AT Journey Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses how personal development and skill grow and change, and how a student's AT grows and changes with him. Register to Take This Tutorial »   Participants will earn 1....
The Evolution of Michael’s AT Journey Webinar | Approximately one hour Leslie Bailiff presents the story of her student Michael, who began using Assistive Technology to support his independent travel as a youngster. By recounting Michael's AT Journey, we will discuss...
The Impact of Clutter on Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation covers Nicola McDowell's masters research project that looked at the impact of clutter on the learning experiences and behaviour of children with CVI.  Nicola will also provide a...
The Impact of Deafblindness on the Family Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Marlin Minkin,M.S. addresses the issues that families struggle with related to raising children who are deafblind. Marlin is a psychologist with extensive national and international...
The Importance of Arrows in Science Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Students with visual impairments benefit from the purposeful teaching of representational concepts, such as directional arrows used to indicate movement, direction, change, and cause-and-effect. In...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille. These frameworks for English/Language Arts...
The Maryland Common Core Frameworks for Braille Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille. These frameworks for English/Language Arts...
The NICU Experience Webcast | 1 day Presented by: Dr. Al Lantzy, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Temple University Dr. Christine Roman, Educator in Vision...
The NICU Experience Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Dr. Al Lantzy recounts the story of one family in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). While every family’s story is unique, the 2004 journey of...
The Parent Professional Relationship Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Steve Perreault discusses the often sensitive issue of the relationship between the parents of a child with disabilities and the professionals who serve and educate the child....
The Role and Value of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Marla Runyan, Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) and Olympic athlete walks us through her experience as a child with a visual impairment and the impact of the TVI in her education. As a TVI...
The Role of the Emotional Brain Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes We are pleased to release our second webcast featuring Dr. Jan van Dijk as he presents his research and ideas related to the brain, the limbic system and the impact on teaching and learning for...
The Role of the Professional Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 videos included in this training module that will expose participants how VISSIT can be used to recommend services for students with visual impairments, learn how to implement RBEI...
The Role of the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments with Students who have Multiple Disabilities (Keys 2) Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, including the role & function of the...
The Shape Surprise Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Christa Hulburt demonstrates an adapted book made for a preschool student with low vision and describes the skills she is teaching with this book. These include book handling skills as well as basic...
The Spine Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Kate Fraser describes how students with low vision or no vision can participate in constructing a "spine" using a variety of materials (e.g., uncooked pasta, string, pipe cleaners, gummy savers, foam...

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