Visual Impairment and Blindness

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.
Learn different strategies and tools that can be used to create and modify literacy materials for early readers in this accessible literacy course.
In this webcast, Dr. Blankenship discusses the importance of using assessments: FVA, LMA, and the ECC when assessing students with visual impairments.
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.
Youth who are blind or who have low vision need to learn how to discuss their visual impairment
The course will include information pertaining to the causes of CVI and program planning/interventions for individuals with CVI.
In this webcast, Mary Alexander discusses the "Five Pillars of Student Success" as it relates to students with visual impairments and their success in college.
Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
Marla Runyan walks us through her experience as a child with a visual impairment and the impact of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) in her education.
Understand the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA) - functional vision, learning media, and screening and assessment in ECC.
This tutorial addresses visual field and acuity assessment, including the development of assessment for young children, and typical testing procedures.
This training discusses the origins, diagnosis, and characteristics of CVI and the evaluation and improvement of functional vision for those with CVI.
This training module identifies the impact of Cortical Visual impairment (CVI) on early child development and learning.
This online course provides theoretical and practical information for teaching social communication skills to students with visual impairment and autism.
Bookshare in Depth is made up of 5 sessions, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
In this webcast, Tom Miller looks at social skills development for students with visual impairment.
Webinar presentation on effective communication strategies for students who are visually impaired.
This training demonstrates a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments.
Learn about accessibility options in Apple iOS and how to activate them.
This tutorial presents an in-depth view of how iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments.
The tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and considerations when determining appropriate print/symbol size.
Professional development training module on special considerations for students with various types of visual impairment, including CVI and albinism.
This tutorial discusses the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities.
This tutorial is Part 2 of a 2-part exploration of the experience of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
This part 1 of 2 tutorial covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
There are four webcasts included in this training that demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students.
This tutorial provides information on the development of meaningful communication for children who are deaf-blind.
This tutorial examines elements that make Common Core different from previous state standards and the challenges they present for visually impaired students.
This tutorial presents careful assessment around 10 characteristics of CVI to help staff and parents understand the unique learning needs for each CVI Phase.
This training module demonstrates teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with with visual impairments access to printed content.
Learn about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification for students with visual impairments.
This webinar teaches viewers about the iOS' accessibility features for users who are blind or visually impaired.
This webinar covers the case presentation of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
The webinar covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment.
The webinar presents how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
This one-hour webinar presents a careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI.
This webinar discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with a diagnosis of CVI.
This video shows how a Lions Clubs International Foundation SightFirst grant provided low-vision care for a young boy in Kansas and changed his life forever.
These webcasts from KanLovKids are a series of six videos of instructions on getting to know and training in the use of the monocular telescope.
Robert Taylor of Kansas State School for the Blind provides a three-part videos training on getting your iPad ready for your student with visual impairments.
These webcasts from KanLovKids are a series three videos of web based training on the use of optical devices.
In this webcast, Brett Page provides an overview of Social Thinking and explains the necessity of explicitly teaching social skills concepts to students.
Dr. Mayer discusses how she came to Children’s Hospital in Boston to work on the measurement of visual acuity in babies using the FPL and OPL techniques.
Dr. Luisa Mayer of the New England Eye Institute at Perkins talks about the development of tests of visual acuity in babies through Preferential Looking.
In this webcast Dr. Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind Union (WBU), talks about United Nation's Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
In this webcast, Dr. Luisa Mayer demonstrates the role of the visual field in daily life and the challenges faced when there is a field loss.

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