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CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning

This manual will help you introduce iOS technology and VoiceOver to 3 to 8 year old students!
Remote instructional video for parents and accessible book for students with CVI.
Sonokids is offering a COVID-19 discount to the Paths to Technology Community!
Learn how to use free apps to create engaging digital content for students with CVI!

CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning

Join these lively virtual meetings on O&M-related topics!
Just released - an exciting, fully accessible app for students who are emerging or beginner readers!
Tips for maximizing remote video instruction for students with CVI.
Tips from parents who have raised extraordinary kids with visual impairments.

This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in Phase III CVI.

The Novel Effect app adds sound effects to APH's tactile book!
Bring reading to life with Novel Effect app!
Here is a fun orientation lesson for October!

Build an educational action plan personalized for your child with CVI

The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.

Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference.

This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in Phase III CVI.

Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference.

There are 2 sessions included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for independent living.

We met with Ellen Mazel and she just said that everything's going to get better. Can you believe it?

The Colorscape app allows you to turn any picture on your camera roll into a digital coloring page. I review the pros, cons and accessibility of this app.
This is an accessibility review of Amazon's Fire TV Stick with Alexa and contains links to resources to help you get started with your device.

In this webcast, Amber talks about how important it is to involve children with disabilities in their community and gives advice on how to make this work.

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.

Dr. Katharine Shepherd and Susan LaVenture talk about the importance of families being the equal partners in their children’s lives.

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.

Veronika Bernstein offers helpful strategies to address the challenges of developing good sleep habits in children with visual impairments.

A taped video recording of Jane Bernstein’s presentation at the 26th New England Regional Seminar for Children with Visual Impairments and Their Families.

In this webcast, Sue Shannon focuses on mealtime skills and offers a video demonstration for these skills pouring, serving, using utensils and cutting.

In this webcast, Marlin Minkin addresses the issues that families struggle with related to raising children who are deafblind.

Steve Perreault discusses the relationship between the parents of a child with disabilities and the professionals who serve and educate the child.

A parent shares resources on self-determination and transition into adulthood for youth who are deafblind, blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities or other special needs.
BrailleBlox is available now!

This tutorial provides theoretical and practical applications for assessing and teaching the skills to gain social competence

Day workshop in Granite State College, NH March 20 focuses on CVI: causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for CVI students.

This tutorial gives participants insight into the precious first days of premature newborns and the additional consideration that twins bring.

Conference will be held on March 11, 2020
Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA.

This tutorial will explore techniques and strategies that will enhance classroom materials for children who read Braille, and children with CVI.

This tutorial identifies the guiding principles of CVI diagnosis, suggests interventions for moving between Phases of CVI

"The NICU Experience" follows the 2004 journey of the Anthony family in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit of The Western Pennsylvania Hospital.

Presenters MaryAnne Roberto and Gunjan Rastogi-Wilson recount the journey of Krish, a tiny wide-eyed newborn with a powerful motivation to learn.

The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.

Participants will learn techniques on managing behavior with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.

Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning.

IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development.

The presentation offers strategies for supporting growing children with CVI as they learn to use their functional vision effectively.

This tutorial provides information for parents and caregivers to help them understand what -- and how -- children with cerebral or CVI see.

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