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Sensory Processing (Part 2 of 2): Techniques to Address Sensory Processing Difficulties Webinar | Approximately one hour Check out Part 1: Sensory Processing and Dysfunction. Download Materials »Download the PowerPoint that was presented during the webinar. Download the Transcript Earn Continuing Education Credits...
Sexuality Topics and Intervention Strategies: Taking care of personal needs for individuals who are visually impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is appropriate for children of all ages. The presentation addresses sexuality issues among children and young adults who are visually impaired and/or blind. It will include the need to...
Smart Boards Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Wendy Buckley is a computer teacher/specialist within the Deafblind Program at Perkins. She is also adjunct faculty at UMass Boston where she co-teaches braille courses for both the TVI and O&M...
Social Skills for Children and Youth with Visual Impairments Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes The ability to develop friendships and interact with other students is a common concern for parents of children with visual impairments. In this webcast, Tom Miller looks at social skills development...
Social Thinking and Students Who Are Visually Impaired: A Theoretical Framework Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Brett Page provides an overview of Social Thinking and explains the necessity of explicitly teaching social skills concepts to students with visual impairments and/or other...
Speech Pathologists and Cortical Visual Impairment: An overview of the SLP's Role in Working with Children with CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation addresses Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) through the experience of a Speech and language Pathologist by examining the characteristics of CVI that affect speech, language, and...
Strategies for Assessing and Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Millie Smith provides us with an overview of the learning needs of students in the sensorimotor phase of development. Millie takes us to the very early stages of development when...
Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Students with CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). The focus is on...
Strategies for Inclusive Science Education Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Selma Walsh describes a range of strategies that she has used to include students with visual impairments in science classes within the public school system. Selma is a regular...
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 1 Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is part one of a two-part presentations on Student Assessment Data Collection. Watch this session to learn about efficient data collection systems, when it’s appropriate to collect data...
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 2 Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is part two of a two-part presentations on Student Assessment Data Collection. Part 1 of Student Assessment Data Collection » So often, data collection can become cumbersome and...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 1: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities (including deaf-blindness) when...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 2: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students. This presentation is the second part in a...
Successful Inclusion in the Public School Science Curriculum for Students who are Blind and Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, TVI Barbara Gillmeister talks about the strategies she uses to support students who are visually impaired/blind in the public school classroom. Barbara talks about the importance of...
Supermarket Tactile Book Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes This Teachable Moments on Supermarket Tactile Book features Ira Padhye, teacher in the deafblind program at Perkins. Ira presents an experience book that she made for her students about going to the...
Supporting Availability for Learning: Student-Centered Assessment and Intervention Webinar | Approximately one hour "Biobehavioral states" describe a student's arousal level, on a range from fully asleep to highly agitated. How does a student’s biobehavioral state affect his or her availability for learning, and...
Tactile Processing, Part 1 Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Part 1 video, Amanda Martinage provides an overview of tactile processing. She talks about what tactile processing is, the functions of the tactile system and what tactile dysfunction looks...
Tactile Processing, Part 2 Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Amanda Martinage will talk about Part Two of Tactile Processing, specifically how to address dysfunction. Amanda also discusses about sensory processing difficulties techniques: Using...
Tactile Science Lesson: Using Play-Doh Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes The Tactile Science Lesson: Using Play-Doh is demonstrated by Kate Fraser. In this video, Kate demonstrates how a teacher can use Play-Doh to quickly illustrate concepts in the science classroom for...
Tangible Symbols Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Elizabeth talks about the use of "tangible symbols," a term originally coined by Charity Rowland, Ph.D. and Philip D. Schweigert, M.Ed, to support the development of communication in...

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