Visual Impairment and Blindness

This tutorial is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
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.
This tutorial explains the Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments process and upcoming training opportunities.
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).
Registration for Spring 2018 Sign Language Classes is closed. Check back for Fall Registration.
Dr. Blankenship provides an overview of QPVI, a quality process designed to drive continuous improvement within schools and educational programs.
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, 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.
New Hampshire: September 28. We will explore the various forms of visual complexity in depth and consider the associated difficulties for students with CVI.
Explore ways educators can develop and integrate lite- and lo-tech Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) systems for students who are visually impaired.
Learn how to increase functional independence and developmental skills while reducing stereotypical, self-injurious or aggressive behaviors.
New Hampshire: 1 day workshop — September 27. Scoring The CVI Range correctly provides the foundation for service to students with 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.
Vermont: 2 day workshop - August 23 & 24. In-depth training on how to use technology to enable independent travel in real-world contexts.
Participants will learn about the 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.
This tutorial provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness.
This training module demonstrates specialized topics within the field of Orientation & Mobility (O&M) instruction.
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 day blended workshop with Ellen Mazel focuses on CVI: causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for students with CVI.
In this Sensory Processing tutorial participants will learn to distinguish between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and processing disorder.
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.
The workshop teaches participants how to use Bookshare resources and tools so that teachers can provide timely access to textbooks and print materials.
This training module demonstrates theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired.
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.
This tutorial will focus on the following four areas to help you understand the impacts of CHARGE syndrome on child development.
In this tutorial participants will be able to use strategies and activities presented to introduce STEM concepts to students who are blind and/or low vision.
This course focuses on the transition planning process and ways to successfully prepare a young person for the world of work and/or post-secondary 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.

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