Best Practices

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students
Explain the benefits of playing games with your students
The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams.
Ten things that I wish my teacher of the visually impaired would have taught me about transitioning to a four-year college with low vision.
Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Try these approaches when teaching emerging braille students.
The second installment in this series explores the tools that your student can use to increase their reading speed.
CVI for the TVI webinar series: 4th installment
There are 2 sessions included in this training module that examines assessment of and intervention for students with behavioral challenges.
This course will address current tools to access multimedia content, and ways to integrate technology into a student’s workflow in the classroom.
This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in Phase III CVI.
During this 1 1/2 hour webinar, Karen Barrows will discuss working with children who have CVI
As a blind professional working in the sighted world, I have learned that reading speed makes the difference between success and failure.
Educational technology is a powerful tool but cannot by itself promote learning and increase student achievement; AT does level the playing field
Support students’ pathways to success through this facilitated approach that empowers the student to lead the team
He was looking at lights. He was just looking at me for short periods of time. He hated baby toys, being outside.We tried to pretend everything was normal.
Cortical Visual Impairment... a whole new paradigm.
Learn to use the What's the Complexity Framework to guide the educational team in designing a visually accessible school day for for children with CVI.
"O&M Programs" is made up of 3 modules, each containing video segments, readings, lectures, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
We met with Ellen Mazel and she just said that everything's going to get better. Can you believe it?
This module addresses how students with visual and multiple disabilities communicate, why they communicate, and what they communicate
Response to comments from practitioners in the field calling for more opportunities to practice scoring the CVI Range, Perkins eLearning has developed it.
With little notice to me, school administrators decided to offer Web Design as a course at our Visually Impaired School. A brief narrative of survival:
This training module addresses the principles of Universal Design for Learning and ways to balance universal strategies with individualized needs.
How a seemingly small gesture opened my mind to how I needed to learn and changed my experience of learning and learning media.
Hands-on practice to increase your reliability in assessing children with CVI.
Graphics provide a wealth of information. But what if your students can't see them? Learn how to create tactile graphics for students who are blind.
In this webcast Dr. Susan Bruce talks about inquiry as the basis of action research and the types of action research that can be conducted.
Diana Autin offers deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines that were developed by New Jersey's SPAN.
In this webcast, Tim Pennington provides advice to parents regarding IEPs and how to negotiate the process to obtain the best result for their child.
This webcast demonstrates how the use of a web conferencing tool has assisted in building teams and promoting ongoing dialog among members.
In this webcast, Susan Dalton offers a perspective on including students with albinism in the regular educational classroom.
In this webcast, Anna Lucia Rago talks about the process and the partnerships required to develop a successful inclusive educational program in Brazil.
This recording of Robbie Blaha’s presentation at the Discover Conference held at Perkins in 2008, where she share her wisdom with parents and educators.
Marianne Riggio talks about the process of helping educational programs conduct self-assessments as a means of ensuring that their program is effective.
In this webcast, Larry Campbell discusses the Education for All Initiative - all girls and boys with blindness and low vision enjoy the right to education.
In this webcast Dr. Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind Union (WBU), talks about United Nation's Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
In this webcast, Dr. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum.
Dr. Elizabeth Hartmann presents three principles: Multiple Means of Representation, Multiple Means of Action and Expression, and Multiple Means of Engageme
This article highlights instructional strategies to improve touch typing for students with visual impairments.
Using pictures - with alt text descriptions - to learn about information that is not spelled out.
Learn what high resolution images are, why they are important, how to create them, and where to find them.
When zoomed in & writing on iPads, individuals with low vision should decide between dragging on the screen or keyboard shortcuts to proofread their work.
FREE one day, Thursday, November 30, 2017, hands-on workshop focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with Cortical Visual Impairment.
There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.

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