Webcasts

CHARGE Syndrome: The Impact of CHARGE on Communication and Learning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments. She also provides guidance for educators to help them develop an effective...
Child-Guided Assessment Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Dr. Jan van Dijk of the Netherlands, an international leader with more than 50 years of experience in the field of deafblindness, shares his expertise on child-guided assessment. Dr. van Dijk...
Communication Technology for Persons Who Are Deafblind Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind. Jerry presents a historical view of different devices that have been...
Conversations: Connecting and Learning With Persons Who Are Deafblind Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Barbara Miles, a well-known author and lecturer, discusses the methodology of conversations in connecting and learning with students who are deafblind. Miles encourages people to duplicate the...
Cortical Vision Impairment: Assessment and Intervention Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Ellen Mazel discusses how the vision is processed in a child with cortical vision impairment (CVI), how the child understands the visual part of their world, and the importance of early intervention...
Cortical Visual Impairment and the Evaluation of Functional Vision Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast features Dr. Christine Roman presenting an overview of cortical visual impairment (CVI). Dr. Roman talks about the importance of early diagnosis and common diagnostic issues. In...
Crafting the Best IEP for Your Child Who is Blind or Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes 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. As a parent of two girls who are visually...
Creating Vocational Portfolios for Adolescents with Significant Disabilities Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Mary Zatta takes a look at vocational portfolios and the transition process and how portfolios can be used to help students move into adult life. The portfolios provide a means for students to self-...
CVI Endorsement Interview Video Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Cortical visual impairment, or CVI, has become the leading cause of visual impairment in children in the United States and many developed countries. Practitioners in the field, including teachers of...
Developing Curriculum Guidelines in Indonesia for Students Who Are Multiply Disabled and Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Weningshi shares her experience in Developing Curriculum Guidelines in Indonesia for Students Who are Multiply Disabled. Weningshi takes the viewer through the process of using a...
Developing Social Skills in Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Dr. Sharon Sacks is widely known for her work in this area and this webcast provides an overview of the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or...
Developing Standards for Orientation and Mobility Instruction Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Mary Tellefson, MA/MS; COMS, TVI, discusses the need for "Developing Standards for Orientation and Mobility Instruction”. Albeit controversial for some, Mary talks about the need for...
Distance Mentorship Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Distance mentorship is about building a relationship and serving as a mentor for any member in a team. Megan Cote from the Kansas Deaf-Blind Project, Jon Harding from the National Consortium of Deaf-...
Early Literacy for Students with Multiple Disabilities or Deafblindness Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Students with multiple disabilities, including deafblindness face many learning challenges. They do not learn literacy in typical ways. Often they do not have exposure to books and literacy based...
Ensuring a Successful Eye Exam for Individuals with Ocular Visual Impairments Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Barry Kran, O.D., FAAOD discusses the challenges of providing a successful eye exam for students with disabilities. He provides some practical information related to finding an eye...
Essential Assessments for Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Blankenship discusses the importance of using a combination of assessments: Functional Vision Assessment (FVA), Learning Media Assessment (LMA) and the Expanded Core Curriculum...
Families as Partners in the Educational Team: Parenting & Leadership Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Katharine Shepherd, Project Director: Parents as Collaborative Leaders Program and Susan LaVenture, Executive Director: National Association of Parents of Visually Impaired...
Getting to Know and Training in the Use of a Monocular Telescope Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes These webcasts are a series of 6 videos of instructions on getting to know and training in the use of the monocular telescope. Video 1:  In this first session we will be labeling and defining the...
Getting Your iPad Ready For Your Student With Visual Impairments Webcast | Approximately one hour Robert Taylor, the Outreach Educational Technologist at Kansas State School for the Blind provides a three-part series of video training on getting your iPad ready for your student with visual...
Good Sleep Strategies Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Veronika Bernstein, Ph.D. describes the challenges faced by children with visual impairments and their families in developing good sleep habits. Dr. Bernstein provides a variety of...

Pages