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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.
There are 2 sessions included in this training module on transition planning for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
This tutorial discusses the importance of adequate evaluation and the importance of families, educators, and ophthalmologist working together.
McGowan, parent of teenager who is deafblind describes the transition planning process for her son as he began preparing to go from high school to college.
Webinar addresses the role of the ophthalmologist in a multidisciplinary team approach to working with children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI).
Together We Can Change How Children See the World
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