Visual Impairment and Blindness

This tutorial discusses the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities.

This tutorial is Part 2 of a 2-part exploration of the experience of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.

This part 1 of 2 tutorial covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment.

This tutorial discuss how residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste develop and how they can be optimally used for learning.

There are four webcasts in this training that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students.

This tutorial provides information on the development of meaningful communication for children who are deaf-blind.

This tutorial examines elements that distinguish Common Core from previous state standards and the challenges they present

The 3 webcasts in this training that demonstrate the characteristics of CHARGE syndrome and its implications on communication and learning.

Careful assessment around 10 characteristics of CVI to help staff and parents understand the unique learning needs for each CVI Phase.

There are two webcasts in this training module demonstrating teaching strategies and adaptive devices 

The video covers topics in physical education -types of visual impairments, human guide techniques, and guide-running techniques

This training module demonstrates teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairment

Learn about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification for students with visual impairments.

This webinar teaches viewers about the iOS' accessibility features for users who are blind or visually impaired.

This webinar covers the case presentation of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.

The webinar covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment.

The webinar presents how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.

This one-hour webinar presents a careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI.

Webinar discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with a diagnosis of CVI.

Review classroom modifications to meet your students' individual needs at the beginning of every school year.
Develop visual attention as background illumination decreases and objects become smaller.
Use an immediate reinforcer to encourage attention to a presented light source.
Determine whether light can be used as an effective reinforcer for a student with low vision.
Use real objects to promote efficient visual scanning of multiple objects.
Teach children responsibility and care for their belongings.