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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-...
Does This Child have Cerebral/Cortical Vision Impairment? Webinar | Approximately one hour Dr. Barry Kran, OD discusses what he takes into consideration before, during, and after evaluating a patient with possible CVI.  He will also discuss how a parent and their vision care team can work...
Dual Media Learners: Instructional Strategies and Assessment Webinar | Approximately one hour For some children who are visually impaired, the decision around learning media is not as simple as choosing braille or print. These children may benefit from instruction in both braille and print (...
Dueling Devices: Assessing and Justifying Student Needs for Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goals for technology. By coordinating...
Early Childhood Education Service Delivery: Routines Based Early Intervention Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is an introduction to the principles of routine based early intervention. The focus is on teachers of the visually impaired (TVI) using routines to provide vision/sensory specific...
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...
Early Orientation and Mobility: Birth to Three Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Susan Abu-Jaber focuses on birth to three orientation and mobility. Together, we will look at skills in this age range knowing that each child is unique, and will develop at their...
Effective Access to Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar with TVI Faye Gonzalez looks at positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities. Special...
Effective and Accurate FVAs and LMAs for All Students with Visual Impairments that Help Drive Instruction Programming Webinar | Approximately one hour       This multi-part webinar series discusses how to administer effective functional vision and learning media assessments for students with visual impairments and students with visual and multiple...
Ellen Mazel discusses UMass Boston's Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) courses Webinar | Approximately one hour   With the growing demand for service to students with CVI, there remains too few well trained TVIs to serve students with this brain based visual impairment. There are few educational visual...
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...
Expanded Core Curriculum: A Team Approach Webinar | Approximately one hour Finding it difficult to get buy-in from your student's educational team, family/caregivers, clinical providers, and school administrators? This one-hour presentation by ECC Coordinator Robbin Keating...
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...
Functional Curriculum Webinar | Approximately one hour A student's "functional curriculum" addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that offer opportunities to practice such skills...
FVA for Students with CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour Performing a functional vision assessment (FVA) has long been the job of the teacher of students with a visual impairment (TVI) as well as in some districts, a collaborative effort with the...
FVA for Students with Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach Across Disciplines Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities. In this presentation, Rajiv K. Panikkar and Joanne Szabo, provide answers to common FVA questions, such...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Webinar | Approximately one hour This is one-hour webinar explores considerations when determining appropriate print/symbol size, use of a near visual acuity chart as a tool to determine print size and information about various...
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: Getting to Know the Monocular Telescope » In this first...
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...

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