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From Hospital to Home: Using Early Visual Functioning to Support Families Webinar | Approximately one hour Early visual skills in pre-term and full-term infants are an early sensory system to develop to support the infant’s learning potential.  Anchor Center for Blind Children, a non-profit organization...
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 in Touch with Distance Learning: Considerations for Braille Readers Webinar | Approximately one hour   The transition to distance learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has uniquely impacted students who use braille as their primary learning medium. The adoption of a variety of digital...
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:  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...
Global Positioning Systems and the Traveler with a Visual Impairment: "Who?" "What?" "Where?" "Why?" and "How?" Webinar | Approximately one hour This session covers the parameters of GPS for the traveler with a visual impairment, examples of how to effectively use the information to nurture the development of travel confidence and...
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...
HumanWare Communication Solutions for People who are Deaf-Blind Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Dominic and Greg demonstrate the features and benefits of the Deaf-Blind Communicator (DBC) along with alternative communication packages that integrate iOS devices with HumanWare Braille products...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar presents an in-depth view of how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments, including those with...
Including Students with Albinism Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Perkins and NOAH (National Organization for Albinism & Hypopigmentation) are pleased to present Susan Dalton, M.S.Ed., CVRT as she shares her insights on Including Students with...
Inclusive Education Strategies in Brazil Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Anna Lucia Rago shares her experience in developing inclusive educational programs in Brazil. She talks about the process and the partnerships required to develop a successful...
Infusing the Expanded Core Curriculum into Physical Education Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar covers: The purpose and specific components of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC). Goals and strategies for infusing the components of the ECC into physical education. Download...
Instruction in the Use of Optical Devices Webcast | Approximately one hour Welcome to a series of three videos in a web based training series on optical device uses. This presentation is instruction in the use of optical devices. Video 1A: Instruction in the Use of Optical...
Introducing the Perkins SMART Brailler Webinar | Approximately one hour This session provides an overview of the development of the SMART Brailler including the concepts behind its develoment and the mission of this product. Laura Calder demonstrates the core features...
Introducing TransitionPlanningAsia.org Website Webinar | Approximately one hour Although region specific, the website introduces how individuals working in the field of blindness can collaborate in preparing youth who are blind or visually impaired with multiple disabilities for...
Introduction to Low Vision Devices Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast will present an overview of the basic devices — hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters. Dr. Maino also discusses the basic procedures...
Introduction to Online Workshops Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Mary Zatta, Educational Resources Manager at Perkins, presents an overview of Perkins eLearning Online Workshops. We have been working on developing the capability of delivering asynchronous online...

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