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Dr. Hartshorne emphasizes that by better understanding the unique features of CHARGE and its interactions we obtain better understanding of related behaviors.
Wendy Bridgeo discusses the importance of starting the transition process early for students with disabilities, especially those with CHARGE syndrome.
Dr. Maryann Girardi speaks about providing physical therapy to children with CHARGE syndrome and its challenges.
Sharon Stelzer discusses the impact of CHARGE Syndrome upon the student, and strategies a teacher can implement to create a good learning environment.
In this webcast, Dr. Jan van Dijk shares his expertise on child-guided assessment. His child-guided method of assessing is recognized and used worldwide.
In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind.
In this webcast, Tim Pennington provides advice to parents regarding IEPs and how to negotiate the process to obtain the best result for their child.
Weningshi shares her experience and process for developing student-centered curriculum guidelines in Indonesia for students who have multiple disabilities.
This webcast demonstrates how the use of a web conferencing tool has assisted in building teams and promoting ongoing dialog among members.
Dr. Katharine Shepherd and Susan LaVenture talk about the importance of families being the equal partners in their children’s lives.
In this webcast, Susan Dalton offers a perspective on including students with albinism in the regular educational classroom.
In this webcast, Anna Lucia Rago talks about the process and the partnerships required to develop a successful inclusive educational program in Brazil.
This is a recording of Robbie Blaha’s presentation at the Discover Conference held at Perkins in 2008, where she share her wisdom with parents and educators.
In this video, Barbara Miles talks about the unique functions the hands serve for those who are deafblind.
In this webcast, Brett Page provides an overview of Social Thinking and explains the necessity of explicitly teaching social skills concepts to students.
Veronika Bernstein offers various helpful strategies to address the challenges of developing good sleep habits in children with visual impairments.
In this video, Tom Miller discusses social skills and sex education for children and youth who have sensory impairments.
In this CHARGE Syndrome webcast, David Brown describes the impact of sensory processing on proprioception, the vestibular sense, and behavior.
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.
A taped video recording of Jane Bernstein’s presentation at the 26th New England Regional Seminar for Children with Visual Impairments and Their Families.
In this webcast, Sue Shannon focuses on mealtime skills and offers a video demonstration for these skills pouring, serving, using utensils and cutting.
Beth Jordan shares her insights on Preparing for Transition and talks about the mandate for educational services versus the lack of a mandate for adult service.
Dr. Penny Rosenblum discusses the development of navigational and social skills for children and adults who are visually impaired and unable to drive.
David Wiley talks about the benefits of Person-Centered Planning and how it can help students and their families with transition from school to work.
Marianne Riggio talks about the process of helping educational programs conduct self-assessments as a means of ensuring that their program is effective.
In this webcast, Wendy Buckley summarizes various tools and software that can be used with a SMART Board and describes how they work.
In this webcast, Tom Miller looks at social skills development for students with visual impairment.
In this webcast, Elizabeth Torrey talks about the use of tangible symbols to support the development of communication in children.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses the importance of early literacy, language and concept development for children who are blind.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses spatial relationship and graphic literacy and strategies for teaching students to read tactile graphics.
In this webcast, Larry Campbell discusses the Education for All Initiative - all girls and boys with blindness and low vision enjoy the right to education.
In this webcast, Marlin Minkin addresses the issues that families struggle with related to raising children who are deafblind.
Steve Perreault discusses the relationship between the parents of a child with disabilities and the professionals who serve and educate the child.
In this webcast, Dr. Jan van Dijk presents his research and ideas related to the brain, the limbic system and the impact on teaching and learning for students.
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. McLetchie and Dr. Zatta discuss the critical importance of blending “Quality of Life” into the curriculum.
Dorinda Rife, CLVT, COMS, describes the importance of long-term planning and instruction to prepare students with visual impairments for the future.
Dr. Elizabeth Hartmann presents three principles: Multiple Means of Representation, Multiple Means of Action and Expression, and Multiple Means of Engagement.
In this webcast, David Brown offers an overview of the impact that CHARGE has on vision and, in turn, on the behavior of the student with CHARGE Syndrome.
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.
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.
This webcast addresses the training needs of people with visual impairment who use power wheelchairs as their primary mode of transportation.
In this webcast, Linda Hagood addresses the importance and challenges in teaching writing skills to students who are blind and deafblind.
KanLovKids webcast presents a basic overview of low vision devices: hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters.
Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments.
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.
In this webcast, Susan DeCaluwe discusses the development of the Communication Portfolio for learners with deafblindness and multiple disabilities.
Dr. Christine Roman presents an overview of cortical visual impairment (CVI) and the importance of early diagnosis and common diagnostic issues.
This webcast provides an overview of the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or visually impaired.
Pamela Ryan, School Psychologist at Perkins School for the Blind, offers an overview of CHARGE Syndrome.

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