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In this video, Amanda Martinage will talk about Part Two of Tactile Processing, specifically how to address dysfunction.
Differentiating for English Learners workshop is DESE approved and will meet the SEI/ESL requirements for Teachers of the Visually Impaired.
Sign in: 8:30 am, Workshop: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Howe Building - Assistive Device Center. 175 N Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Hotel reservations MUST be made by February 12, 2017 in order to receive discounted rate. Location: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa. Phone: 855.837.2100.
In this Part 1 video on Tactile Processing, Amanda Martinage focuses on what tactile processing is and what does tactile dysfunction look like.
Learn how to support children with visual impairments through the career education model.
Dr. Wolffe describes the importance of starting very early in a child’s development for the student to develop the necessary skills to achieve success.
In this tutorial, features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills
Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L.
Nov. 11, 12, 2019
This workshop discuss different ways in which Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) manifests in children and what to look for when a child is diagnosed with it
This tutorial provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
In this webinar, Mark Richert explains how the Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act strengthen the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
This webcast provides an overview of the shifts in thinking about Behavior Intervention over the years and the current focus on Positive Behavior Supports.
Visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to effectively and creatively adapt classroom materials while enhancing a Braille-rich environment
This webinar explores experience and concept books, as well as story and conversation boxes.
In this webcast, Bhavina Hirapara, a parent of a 3 year old talks about the transition from in home services to preschool services.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
This tutorial focuses on real-life learning & strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity
The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
This self-guided tutorial provides approaches for instruction on deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines, IEPs.
Welcoming Students made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
Marla Runyan walks us through her experience as a child with visual impairment and the impact of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) in her educatio
In this webcast, Lacey Smith talks about the challenges she experiences in transitioning her daughter from early childhood services to preschool.
This tutorial will focus on the following four areas to help you understand the impacts of CHARGE syndrome on child development.
This self-paced tutorial explores early childhood service delivery for young children who are blind or visually impaired.
This tutorial discusses the experiences of the families of children with disabilities, the relationships with the professionals who support them.
The tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the power of the Expanded Core
Mary Alexander & Betsy Brint talk about teaching self-advocacy skills, social skills and the expanded core curriculum to ensure success in college.
Learners will be introduced to assessment and instructional strategies for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments.
In this tutorial, Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness.
Presentation in Spanish (español) on working with brothers and sisters of children who are blind or who have multiple disabilities.