Best Practices

In spite of vast technological innovation, a significant portion of the BVI populations’ technology use lags significantly behind the general population
Expanding your O&M lessons with this fun activity for non-traditional O&M students.
Quick and easy self-calculating data sheets
The free and easy way to use Google Meet to Screen Share
This is part two of the Screen Reader for Low Vision Students series.
A brief examination of research that explores the relationship between self-determination and computer aided instruction (CAI).
Consider introducing your potential or emerging braille reader to a refreshable Braille Display!

This workshop focuses on recommended practices in early intervention and early childhood special education

Oct. 19, 2019

Learning to step back and allow students to be as independent as possible is a crucial step in helping them to develop independence.
My student is low vision, why should he/she be introduced to a screen reader?
When is too much magnification detrimental? Is there an alternative?
Seeing two of everything can be overwhelming. Here are ten things that I do to help minimize the effects of my double vision, and why.
In the third and final installment in this series, we will look at apps and services for screen sharing.
Experiences and suggestions for teaching keyboarding to Pre-K and early elementary BVI students in a group class (computer lab)setting.
UEB Online’s new Braille mathematics program introduces students to Braille mathematical symbols and expressions.
Need image descriptions to Bookshare books? Here's how!

Hearing impacts our ability to communicate, connect with others, and respond to environmental cues.

Hearing impacts our ability to communicate, connect with others, and respond to environmental cues.

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.

Use the "What's the Complexity" Framework to design 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 looking at me for short periods of time. He hated baby toys. 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

"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

Perkins eLearning has developed a course specifically to practice scoring in The CVI Range.

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.

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