Visual Impairment and Blindness

One day FREE, hands-on workshop in New Hampshire, focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.

3 sessions included in this training module describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.

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.

In this video, Ellen Mazel talks about ways that we will assess complexity for children with cortical visual impairment.

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

This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities.

A high school student reflects on the loss of her sight.

To address hypersensitivity, Amanda suggests to introduce difficult experiences using a really structured, predictable, and caring approach.

This tutorial discusses the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.

Rebecca speaks about the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.

In this video, Amanda Martinage going to discuss what is vestibular processing and what does dysfunction look like.

This tutorial discusses the importance of adequate evaluation and the importance of families, educators, and ophthalmologist working together.

This tutorial is made up of 4 modules, containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

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.

This tutorial explains the Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments process and upcoming training opportunities.

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. Blankenship provides an overview of QPVI, a quality process designed to drive continuous improvement within schools and educational programs.

These tips for working with clients with low vision will help to optimize visual efficiency and independence.
10 Tips for Working with Individuals with Visual Impairments & Additional Disabilities

In this special edition of Perkins E-learning's webinar series, you will hear Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy, talk about Perkins-Roman CVI Range Endorsement

There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate importance of Science and Math inclusion for vision impaired students.

In this webcast, TVI Barbara Gillmeister talks about the strategies she uses to support students who are visually impaired/blind in the public school class

In this tutorial, features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.

This tutorial defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.

Explore ways educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication systems for students who are visually impaired.

Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills 
Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L.
Nov. 11, 12, 2019

This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior.

New Hampshire: 1 day workshop — September 27. Scoring The CVI Range correctly provides the foundation for service to students with CVI.

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

Vermont: 2 day workshop - August 23 & 24. In-depth training on how to use technology to enable independent travel in real-world contexts.

Dr. Merabet defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.

Dr. Lueck provides an overview of cerebral visual impairment and the challenges that parents and professionals face.

This training module demonstrates specialized topics within the field of Orientation & Mobility (O&M) instruction.

In this webcast, Dr. Kran provides information related how to make an eye exam successful for a student with visual impairments and additional disabilities

A look at brain-based or neurlogical visual impairment, such as CVI, autism and traumatic brain injury.

In this webcast, Dr. Blankenship discusses the importance of using assessments: FVA, LMA, and the ECC when assessing students with visual impairments.

Tips for people with visual impairments to put others at ease in the workplace regarding blindness and low vision

Each of  5 modules, contain video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

In this tutorial participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.

Youth who are blind or who have low vision need to learn how to discuss their visual impairment

This training module demonstrates theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired.

Welcoming Students made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

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