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Visual Impairment and Blindness
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.
This training module identifies the impact of Cortical Visual impairment (CVI) on early child development and learning.
The tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the power of the Expanded Core, and empower each member of the education team to teach the ECC.
This online course offers education specialists the tools necessary to guide and instruct teachers on how to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
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.
This self-pace tutorial is made up of 6 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.
This training demonstrates a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with visual impairments.
This training module demonstrates the implications of sensory processing by individuals with CHARGE Syndrome.
This training module discusses social situations, sexual education, self-esteem and incidental learning for children with visual impairments.
This tutorial discusses topics such as prevention and intervention for physical examinations, identifying body parts, teaching modesty, showering, menstruation.
This tutorial addresses the NGSS standard for teaching science through inquiry-based methodologies, and explores its impact for teaching students.
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.
This tutorial discuss how residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste develop and how they can be optimally used for learning.
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.
There are two webcasts in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairment.
The video covers topics in physical education on types of visual impairments, human guide techniques, guide-running techniques, pre-teaching, and much more.
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.
Review classroom modifications to meet your students' individual needs at the beginning of every school year.
Develop visual attention as background illumination decreases and objects become smaller.
Use an immediate reinforcer to encourage attention to a presented light source.
Determine whether light can be used as an effective reinforcer for a student with low vision.
Use real objects to promote efficient visual scanning of multiple objects.
Teach children responsibility and care for their belongings.