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Cortical Visual Impairment (Spring 2019) Online Class | Multiple weeks There is still room for Winter!  Please join us for Winter 2019 Session, starting on January 21, 2019. Spring Session starts April 8, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview...
Person-Centered Planning Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on March 11, 2019 - April 7, 2019 and runs for 4 weeks. Early bird expires on February 24, 2019.   This course will support students’ pathways to success through this facilitated approach that...
Differentiating for English Learners Onsite Training | Multiple days In this interactive, blended workshop on March 2 and March 30, 2019, participants will examine key issues for the English Language Learner (ELL) population and consider ways to implement new...
Teaching Social Skills to Students Who Are Visually Impaired Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 28 – March 24, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on January 13, 2019. This course provides a strong rationale for teaching social skills to students with visual...
Saltonstall Sign Language Series – Spring 2019 Onsite Training | Multiple weeks In collaboration with the Deafblind Program, the Spring 2019 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin January 27 and run for 10 weeks.  Anyone age 16 or over may register. Level One: Includes...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Winter Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on January 21 – March 17, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI)....
Cortical Visual Impairment (Fall Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT Fall 2018 Session starts on October 22 – December 16, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and practices of working with students who have...
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Online Class | Multiple weeks SOLD OUT - Starts on July 23 – August 26, 2018 and runs for 5 weeks. Early Bird expires on Monday, June 25th. This course will offer practical Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC)...
Autism and Visual Impairment: The Better Together Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on July 23 – September 9, 2018 and runs for 7 weeks. This course, based on an activity-rich curriculum guide, will provide theoretical and practical information for teaching social...
Cortical Visual Impairment (Summer Session) Online Class | Multiple weeks Please join us for Winter 2019 Session, starting on January 21, 2019. Summer session starts on July 9, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. This course will provide an overview of the principles and...
Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on April 30 – June 10, 2018 and runs for 6 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will...
4th Annual Perkins CVI Symposium: Perspectives on CVI Onsite Training | Multiple days This workshop on Friday, April 13, 2018 presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field discuss current research and practice related to brain-based visual impairments. Don't miss...
All Behavior is Communication Onsite Training | Multiple days This workshop is part of a Multiple Disabilities Series. This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior. FCT is...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: Another Way of Seeing Onsite Training | Multiple days This workshop is part of a CVI Series. Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) can present in a variety of ways in children. Some may have very little functionally useful vision along with multiple...
Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webinars included in this training module that discuss how to modify the environment and materials for more effective access to literacy and communication for students with visual and...
Eligibility and IEP Development Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development....
Visual Impairment and Complex Communication Needs Self-paced | Multiple days There are two videos included in this training module that discuss how to assess, support, and plan for the complex communications needs of some students with visual impairment. Participants will...
Online Communities Self-paced | There are 3 sessions included within this training on Online Communities of Practice. Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning,...
Welcoming Students with Visual Impairment to Your School Self-paced | Multiple weeks Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be familiar with...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 1: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial 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 designing...

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