Self-Paced Tutorials

Educating Students with Visual Impairments & Multiple Disabilities: An Overview Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Participants will earn...
Educational Advocacy Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that address topics of educational advocacy for parents, educators, and policy makers. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP credits or 1.5 PDPs...
Effective Access to Communication and Literacy for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial looks at positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for students with multiple disabilities during classroom activities and how to effectively use and modify...
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....
Expanded Core Curriculum: A Team Approach Self-paced | 1-2 days Finding it difficult to get buy-in from your student's educational team, family/caregivers, clinical providers, and school administrators? This tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the...
Functional Curriculum Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that offer opportunities to practice such skills within the learning...
Functional Literacy Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 5 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. The tutorial uses the text Keys to Educational Success...
Functional Vision Assessment Self-paced | Multiple weeks "Functional Vision Assessment" 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...
FVA for Students with CVI Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with Cortical Visual Impairment. For children with multiple disabilities and who have been identified with CVI, the picture often...
FVA for Students with Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach Across Disciplines Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial focuses on Functional Vision Assessment for students with multiple disabilities. It also provides answers to common FVA questions, such as "How should I build an FVA for students with...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Self-paced | 1-2 days Finding the right magnification level for your student or client can be key to their independence. This tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and...
Global Positioning Systems and the Traveler with a Visual Impairment Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial will cover the parameters of GPS for the traveler with a visual impairment, examples of how to effectively use the information to nurture the development of travel confidence and...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial 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 significant...
Independent Living Skills Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 3 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide approaches for instruction on clothing care as well as both cooking and mealtime skills to students with visual impairments, in...
Infusing the Expanded Core Curriculum into Physical Education Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial will cover the purpose and specific components of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC), as well as goals and strategies for infusing the components of the ECC into physical education....
Intervention Strategies for Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three videos included in this training module that identifies the impact of Cortical Visual impairment (CVI) on early child development and learning, then identifies strategies that can be...
Introducing the Perkins SMART Brailler Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial from Perkins Solutions is designed to provide an overview of the SMART Brailler's features and benefits, as well as to share ideas on some of the ways in which the SMART Brailler can...
Introducing TransitionPlanningAsia.org Website Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial provides an overview of the website TransitionPlanningAsia.org. Although region specific, the website introduces how individuals working in the field of blindness can collaborate in...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Self-paced | 1-2 days Learn how to activate the iOS accessibility options and maximize the functionality of iOS devices for students who are visually impaired. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing Education...
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills, such as game play, choice making, and exploring new interests....

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