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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...
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...
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum Online Class | Multiple weeks Registration Closed   Returning on October 8 – December 2, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early bird expires on Monday, September 10, 2018. In this course, you will learn how to support children and...
Active Learning: Promoting Independence and Learning in Children with Multiple Special Needs Onsite Training | Multiple days Join Ms.Patricia Obrzut, M.S., O.T.R/L., for a three days workshop on Monday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 18, 2018 to learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while...
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...
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...
Cortical Visual Impairment - New Hampshire Onsite Training | Multiple days Registration is closed. Check out our calendar for more professional development opportunities in CVI, www.perkinselearning.org/events. One day workshop — Tuesday, March 20th — that focuses on...
CVI & the NICU Experience: Effects on Infants and Families (with special consideration of sensory issues including CVI) Onsite Training | Multiple days This New England Based Training is focused on increasing the knowledge of educators and personnel working with infants and children born premature. The training will include discussion of issues...
Using Artists' Stretcher Frames to Build Foldable Sensory Exploration Environments Onsite Training | Multiple days Children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities need special environmental supports to promote exploration of their surroundings. A foldable sensory exploration frame similar to the “Little...
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...
Partners on the Journey: A TVI and Family’s CVI Experience from Birth to Age 3 Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial identifies the guiding principles of CVI diagnosis, suggests interventions for moving between Phases of CVI, describe strategies for management ongoing complexity and change for school...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: Tutorial Self-paced | Multiple weeks Cerebral Visual Impairment is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Plan to spend 1 week working through each...
Improving Literacy Skills Self-paced | Multiple days This three part self-paced tutorial will explore techniques and strategies that will enhance classroom materials for children who read Braille, and children with CVI. This will include literacy...
Braille and Tactile Graphics Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content. This...
The NICU Experience Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Dr. Al Lantzy recounts the story of one family in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). While every family’s story is unique, the 2004 journey of...
Building Strategies Around CVI Phases Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial presents careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI to help staff and parents understand the unique learning needs for each CVI Phase. They can then build strategies,...

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