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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...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Jim Denham gives an overview of the accessibility options and demonstrate how to activate them. In addition, he will demonstrate VoiceOver options. Jim will also talk about braille...
Issues in Social Skills & Sex Education Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Tom Miller talks about Social Skills and Sex Education for Children and Youth who have sensory impairments. Tom Miller has worked in the field of education of children who are blind...
Itsy Bitsy Spider Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes The "Itsy Bitsy Spider" adapted book was created by Marguerite Bilm for her preschool students. In this video, Marguerite shares information about the adaptations she has used to make the book and...
Keeping Up With Technology and Student Needs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Yue-Ting discusses the challenges and critical thinking needed to evaluate new technologies while making decisions based on student needs and the instructional task. She shares the...
LCIF SightFirst in Kansas Webcast | Approximately 5 minutes Learn how an LCIF SightFirst grant provided low-vision care for a young boy in Kansas and changed his life forever. In rural Kansas (USA), children with low vision can have a difficult time accessing...
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes In this presentation, Lindsey Lush and Jessica Erlich, of Perkins School for the Blind, focuses on the Recreation and Leisure area of the Expanded Core Curriculum through the use of common technology...
Let's Get Cooking: Teaching Meal Preparation Skills to Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour In this one-hour webinar, learn strategies, tips and techniques to begin teaching meal preparation skills to students who are visually impaired with or without additional disabilities. Download...
Leveraging Resources in Transition Planning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Patti McGowan, a parent of a teenager who is deafblind, describes the transition planning process for her son as he began preparing to go from high school to college. She talks about...
Listening to Learn Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar covered the concept of "Listening" in an educational context, specifically in the development of literacy skills. Participants discussed how the Listening strand of the Common Core...
Literacy Adaptations for Students who are Deafblind Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind. Sectioned off into four categories, the presenters...

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