Self-Paced Tutorials for Families

Accessible Books and Literacy: Supporting and Encouraging a Love for Literacy Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial explores experience and concept books, as well as story and conversation boxes. In addition, you’ll learn how to effectively and creatively adapt classroom materials while enhancing a...
Advocacy Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 3 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide approaches for instruction on deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines, IEPs and how to negotiate the...
Braille and Tactile Graphics Self-paced | 1-2 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...
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...
Challenges that Families of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired Face as Parents, Partners and Ambassadors Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate the various issues that parents of children who are blind or visually impaired with or without additional disabilities face...
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....
Managing Behavior Self-paced | 1-2 days In this series, participants will learn techniques on managing behavior with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities. Among the topics that will be covered are an overview of...
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,...
Ophthalmologic Examination Integrated With Functional Aspects of Cortical Visual Impairment Self-paced | This tutorial discusses the importance of adequate evaluation and the importance of families, educators, and ophthalmologist working together. The tutorial also addresses the role of the...
Partnering with Parents Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three videos included in this training module that discuss the experiences of the families of children with disabilities, and the relationships with the professionals who support them....
Real-Life Learning Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing...
Understanding What Children With CVI See Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial provides information for parents and caregivers to help them understand what — and how — children with cerebral or cortical vision impairments (CVI), see. Dr. Dutton explains the visual...
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...