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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 weeks 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...
The Tiny Seed Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Megan presents the book she created for her student who has CVI. She talks about the features she included to work on her student's visual attention skills but also provides ideas for...
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast presents an overview of the work of the convention and the challenges faced in ensuring the rights of persons with disabilities. In this webcast Dr. Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind...
The Use of AAC with Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities Onsite Training | Multiple days Start date TBD. This Blended Workshop has an online component. This presentation will explore ways in which educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative...
The Use of Wikki Stix Within the Classroom Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Wikki Stix video, Kate provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions. She demonstrates how Wikki Stix can be used with students with...
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...
The Work of Dr. Jan van Dijk Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate child-guided assessment techniques and explain the role of the emotional brain. Dr. Jan van Dijk speaks in depth about the...
Theme Based Lessons Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities. You can also read her blog posts on Paths to Literacy. Download...
Theme Based Lessons Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities. You can also read her blog posts on Paths to Literacy....
To Live, To Love, To Work, To Play: Blending Quality of Life Into the Curriculum Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum. Students with significant disabilities must be specifically taught the...
Tools and Resources for Making Decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and Assistive Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour The selection of technology for students with disabilities should be based on careful assessment data and team decisions, providing functions and features that best meet a student’s needs. This...
Tools and Resources for Making Decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and Assistive Technology Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial describes the tools and resources that can help teams make appropriate decisions about accessible educational materials (AEM) and reading tools. The tutorial will also cover the...
Top Ten Technology Tips Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Yue-Ting Siu shares a range of tips related to building a community of practice, identifying resources in the field and staying calm in the face of technology issues! Ting talks...
Transition Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 video segments included in this training module that discusses how vocational rehabilitation services vary between students and adulthood and the benefits of developing portfolios for...
Transition for All Ages Self-paced | Multiple days There are two videos included in this training module that discuss the importance of starting the process of transition to adult life as early as possible. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE...

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