Webcasts

Transitioning from High School to College Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast is presented by Mary Alexander and Betsy Brint, both parents of college students who are visually impaired. In their presentation, Mary and Betsy present information that can help...
Transitioning to Pre-School Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Bhavina Hirapara, a parent of a 3 year old talks about the transition from in home services to preschool services. She provides insight on the challenges of finding and accessing...
Unified English Braille: Perspectives from Braille Users Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Kim Charlson and Joanne Becker discuss the roll out of the Unified English Braille (UEB) Code which occurred on January 4th in conjunction with Louis Braille’s birthday. Kim and...
Universal Design for Learning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Hartmann presents the three principles of Universal Design for Learning. Universal Design for Learning is a new way of thinking about education and has the potential to reform...
Vision Issues for People with CHARGE Syndrome Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast David Brown provides an overview of the impact that CHARGE Syndrome has on vision and, in turn, on the behavior of the student with CHARGE Syndrome. David provides an overview of the...
Visual Acuity Testing, Part 1: History of Preferential Looking and Early Testing Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Luisa Mayer of the New England Eye Institute at Perkins talks about the development of tests of visual acuity in babies through the means of Preferential Looking. Preferential...
Visual Acuity Testing, Part 2: Acuity Cards and Testing Procedures Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, a continuation of Visual Acuity Testing: History of Preferential Looking and Early Testing, Dr. Mayer of the New England Eye Institute at Perkins discusses how she came to Children’s...
Visual Fields Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Luisa Mayer, Ph.D. demonstrates the role of the visual field in daily life and the challenges faced when there is a field loss. Dr. Mayer is an internationally known specialist in...
Wheelchair Orientation & Mobility Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast James Scott Crawford, a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, addresses the training needs of people with visual impairment who use power wheelchairs as their primary mode of...
Writing: The Forgotten Focus for Literacy and Communication Instruction Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Linda Hagood, education specialist at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, discusses the importance and challenges of teaching writing skills to blind and deafblind...

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