Visual Impairment and Blindness

There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Participants will learn techniques on managing behavior with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.
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.
In this video, Ellen Mazel talks about different types of complexity and the ways that we will assess complexity for children with cortical visual impairment.
This training module provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
A high school student reflects on the loss of her sight.
To address hypersensitivity, Amanda suggests to introduce difficult experiences using a really structured, predictable, and caring approach.
This tutorial discusses the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
Rebecca speaks about the challenges, resources, science and strategy of raising a child with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
In this video, Amanda Martinage going to discuss what is vestibular processing and what does dysfunction look like.
This tutorial discusses the importance of adequate evaluation and the importance of families, educators, and ophthalmologist working together.
This webinar addresses the role of the ophthalmologist in a multidisciplinary team approach to working with children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI).
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.
Sign in: 8:30 am, Workshop: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Howe Building - Assistive Device Center. 175 N Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Hotel reservations MUST be made by February 12, 2017 in order to receive discounted rate. Location: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa. Phone: 855.837.2100.
In this Part 1 video on Tactile Processing, Amanda Martinage focuses on what tactile processing is and what does tactile dysfunction look like.
Learn how to support children and youth with visual impairments through the career education model (career awareness, exploration, preparation, and placement).
The Fall 2017 Adult Sign Language Classes will begin on September 25, 2017. Registration open until September 18, 2017.
These tips for working with clients with low vision will help to optimize visual efficiency and independence.
Tips for working with students and clients who are blind, visually impaired with multiple disabilities
In this special edition of Perkins E-learning's webinar series, you will hear Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy, talk about the Perkins-Roman CVI Range Endorsement
There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate importance of Science and Math inclusion for vision impaired students.
In this webcast, Millie Smith provides us with an overview of the learning needs of students in the sensorimotor phase of development.
In this webcast, TVI Barbara Gillmeister talks about the strategies she uses to support students who are visually impaired/blind in the public school classroom
In this tutorial, features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
This tutorial defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.
Selma Walsh describes a range of strategies that she has used to include students with visual impairments in science classes within the public school system.
Participants will move toward an advanced understanding of visual complexity and will gain hands on practice using "What's the Complexity" framework.
This workshop is designed to support families and educators in assessing and supporting students with CVI in Phase 3.
This workshop will provide an understanding of Functional Communication Training (FCT) and its use in addressing interfering behavior.
Hands-on practice to increase your reliability in assessing children. Intended for teachers and related service providers with extensive knowledge of CVI.
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 strategies for nurturing curiosity and confidence in young travelers as well as how to use cutting edge technology to enable independent travel.
In this class participants will learn about Sensorimotor Stage of Development, the Van Dijk Approach, levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.
In this webinar, Dr. Merabet defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.
Dr. Lueck provides an overview of cerebral visual impairment and the challenges that parents and professionals face.
In this webcast, Dr. Kran provides information related to how to make an eye exam successful for a student with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
A look at brain-based or neurlogical visual impairment, such as CVI, autism and traumatic brain injury.
In this webcast, Dr. Blankenship discusses the importance of using assessments: FVA, LMA, and the ECC when assessing students with visual impairments.
Learn about the characteristics of Optic Nerve Hypoplasia/Septo Optic Dysplasia and understand issues children with ONH face at different times.
Tips for people with visual impairments to put others at ease in the workplace regarding blindness and low vision
Visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed along with assessment of children with this condition.
"Functional Vision Assessment" is made up of 5 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
3 days blended workshop with Ellen Mazel focuses on CVI: causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for students with CVI.
In this hands-on interactive workshop, participants will fabricate 10 different assistive technology solutions to take home with them.
Youth who are blind or who have low vision need to learn how to discuss their visual impairment

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