Communication

He was looking at lights. He was just looking at me for short periods of time. He hated baby toys. He didn’t like being outside. We tried to pretend everything was normal.
We met with Ellen Mazel and she just said that everything's going to get better. Can you believe it?
This module addresses how students with visual and multiple disabilities communicate, why they communicate, and what they communicate
Using meaningful pictures and sounds in iPad applications to make cognitive connections and open communication possibilities for a student with CVI.
This tutorial identifies modifications and supports for therapies and assessments when working with children who have CVI.
The webinar identifies modifications and supports for therapies and assessments when working with children who have CVI.
In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind.
In this video, Barbara Miles talks about the unique functions the hands serve for those who are deafblind.
Barbara Miles discusses her approach to conversations with students who are deafblind and strategies for connecting when a person can't see or hear you.
In this webcast, Elizabeth Torrey talks about the use of tangible symbols to support the development of communication in children.
In this webcast, Linda Hagood addresses the importance and challenges in teaching writing skills to students who are blind and deafblind.
Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments.
In this webcast, Susan DeCaluwe discusses the development of the Communication Portfolio for learners with deafblindness and multiple disabilities.
iPads are often used as accessibility solutions for students with visual impairments. However the iPad by itself is not a finished solution.
"The NICU Experience" follows the 2004 journey of the Anthony family in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit of The Western Pennsylvania Hospital.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning, and what each site can offer the reader.
This training module provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development.
SOLD OUT. The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Encourage your student with multiple disabilities to communicate and make choices using their favorite apps!
This workshop presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field discuss current research and practice related to brain-based visual impairments.
In this video, Amanda Martinage will talk about Part Two of Tactile Processing, specifically how to address dysfunction.
Differentiating for English Learners workshop is DESE approved and will meet the SEI/ESL requirements for Teachers of the Visually Impaired.
In this Part 1 video on Tactile Processing, Amanda Martinage focuses on what tactile processing is and what does tactile dysfunction look like.
Registration is now open for Fall 2018 Sign Language Classes! Must take Level 1 before taking Level 2. Spaces limited to 20 seats per class.
This activity introduces students with visual impairments to personal task management, which includes skills in a variety of areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC), such as self-determination, independent living, and compensatory skills.
Explore ways educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) systems for students who are visually impaired.
This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior.
This workshop discusses different ways in which Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) manifests in children and what to look for when a child is diagnosed with CVI.
Learn different strategies and tools that can be used to create and modify literacy materials for early readers in this accessible literacy course.
Visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
In this webcast, Ed Summers and Diane Brauner discuss the work they have been doing with teachers regarding iPad accessibility.
In this tutorial, implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
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.
Discover the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities when designing AAC Systems.
The presentation includes ways to share experiences between a student’s home and school settings — an integral part of building skills and concepts.
This tutorial considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities when designing AAC Systems.
This webinar is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities.
Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
This training module discusses how to assess, support, and plan for the complex communications needs of some students with visual impairment.
This self-paced tutorial discusses how to modify the environment and materials for more effective access to literacy and communication for students.
Learners will be introduced to assessment and instructional strategies for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments.
This online course provides theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to students with visual impairment and autism.
SOLD OUT - This course will offer practical AAC strategies for educators who work with early communicators with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
This tutorial looks at positioning and other best practices to increase access to technology for multiple disabilities students during classroom activities.
Webinar presentation on effective communication strategies for students who are visually impaired.
This tutorial explains the importance of pairing sensory activities and communication skills for more effective learning for children.
This training module demonstrates adaptive devices used for communication with individuals who are deafblind, or who have both hearing and visual impairments.

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