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Visual Fields and Acuity Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that address visual field and acuity assessment, including the development of assessment for young children, and typical testing procedures....
Visual Impairment and Complex Communication Needs Self-paced | Multiple days There are two videos included in this training module that discuss how to assess, support, and plan for the complex communications needs of some students with visual impairment. Participants will...
Visual Search in CVI: Novel Assessment Using Virtual Reality Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar features Chris Bennett, Post - Doctoral Fellow, Visual Neuroplasticity Lab, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School.  He will be discussing how virtual reality tools can aid...
Welcoming Students with Visual Impairment to Your School Self-paced | Multiple weeks Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be familiar with...
What do you see? CVI for the TVI Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation addresses the ability to identify two-dimensional images and explores the implications for assessment, accommodations and instruction.   Objectives: Viewers will learn why images...
What's for Lunch Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes What's for Lunch by Eric Carle Adapted by: Megan Connaughton In this Teachable Moment, Megan demonstrates how she adapted this book to meet the needs of the student's in her class. Following a...
What's next? A Case Study Using a Calendar Box Webinar | Approximately one hour   What's Next? A Case Study Using a Calendar Box, Peg Palmer discusses how creating a tangible calendar system for children with CVI can help them to understand sequencing.   Participants will...
What's the Complexity? webinar with Matt Tietjen Webinar | Approximately one hour What's the complexity?  Designing a school day for a child with CVI     Participants will: Explain how inappropriate visual demands can affect the behavior of children with CVI Design...
Wheelchair Orientation & Mobility Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast James Scott Crawford, a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, addresses the training needs of people with visual impairment who use power wheelchairs as their primary mode of...
When Worlds Collide, Part 1 of 2: Assessment and Intervention for Children with Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour Visual, motor, and cognitive skills must be considered when designing communication programs. AAC assessment, intervention, and prioritization of skill development will be discussed. Check out When...
When Worlds Collide, Part 1 of 2: Assessment and Intervention for Children with Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial looks at the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems with children with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Children with visual impairments and...
When Worlds Collide, Part 2 of 2: Assessment and Intervention for Children with Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is the second part of a two-part presentations on When Worlds Collide. Children with visual impairments and concomitant disabilities have complex communication needs requiring...
When Worlds Collide, Part 2 of 2: Assessment and Intervention for Children with Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial is the second part of a two-part presentations on When Worlds Collide. Children with visual impairments and concomitant disabilities have complex communication needs requiring...
Working with Children with CVI from a PT/OT Perspective Self-paced | Approximately one hour During this 1 1/2 hour tutorial, Karen will talk about: The ten characteristics associated with CVI The three phases of CVI progression Treatment techniques and therapy modifications to support...
Working with Children with CVI from a PT/OT Perspective Webinar | Approximately one hour In this presentation, Karen Barrows discusses what it is like to work with children who have CVI. Click here to download the audio only version (.mp3)    
Working with Siblings of People with Deafblindness or Multiple Disabilities Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Presented in Spanish (Trabajando con Hermanos de personas con SC y DM), this webinar offers tips and strategies for working with the siblings of children who are deafblind or blind with additional...
Writing: The Forgotten Focus for Literacy and Communication Instruction Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Linda Hagood, education specialist at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, discusses the importance and challenges of teaching writing skills to blind and deafblind...

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