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A Parent's Perspective: Helping Your Child with Multiple Disabilities Engage with the World Around Them Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Amber is a parent of a young boy with visual impairment and additional disabilities. In this webcast, she talks about how important it is to involve children with disabilities in their community and...
Accessible Books and Literacy: Supporting and Encouraging a Love for Literacy Webinar | Approximately one hour Sandy Kenrick is the mother of two young boys. Liam, her six-year old son, became deafblind at the age of two and a half after an illness. In this webinar, she describes how she helps develop her...
Advocating For Your Child's Needs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Diana Autin offers deafblindness guidance based on Educational Service Guidelines that were developed by New Jersey's Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN). Guides include fact sheets, mini-guides...
Career Education for Children Who are Blind or Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Karen Wolffe, Ph.D. describes the importance of career education for students who are blind or visually impaired. Dr. Wolffe describes the importance of starting very early in a...
Crafting the Best IEP for Your Child Who is Blind or Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes 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. As a parent of two girls who are visually...
Families as Partners in the Educational Team: Parenting & Leadership Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Katharine Shepherd, Project Director: Parents as Collaborative Leaders Program and Susan LaVenture, Executive Director: National Association of Parents of Visually Impaired...
Good Sleep Strategies Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Veronika Bernstein, Ph.D. describes the challenges faced by children with visual impairments and their families in developing good sleep habits. Dr. Bernstein provides a variety of...
Leveraging Resources in Transition Planning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Patti McGowan, a parent of a teenager who is deafblind, describes the transition planning process for her son as he began preparing to go from high school to college. She talks about...
Love: Challenges of Raising a Child with Disabilities Webcast | Approximately one hour Jane Bernstein, a parent and author of “Loving Rachel” and “Rachel in the World” - books which look at life with her daughter who has developmental disabilities was the keynote speaker at the 26th...
Mealtime Skills Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Sue Shannon, an occupational therapist at Perkins School for the Blind, describes some of the challenges faced by students who are blind in learning mealtime skills. It focuses on and  provides video...
Ophthalmologic Examination Integrated With Functional Aspects of Cortical Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar addresses the role of the ophthalmologist in a multidisciplinary team approach to working with children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Dr. Sharon Lehman, of Nemours Children’s...
Parents as Ambassadors Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Author and expert Robbie Blaha has worked with students who are deafblind for more than thirty years. In the fall of 2008, she was the keynote speaker at the Discover Conference, held on Perkins...
Partners on the Journey: A TVI and Family’s CVI Experience from Birth to Age 3 Webinar | Approximately one hour Presenters MaryAnne Roberto and Gunjan Rastogi-Wilson recount the journey of Krish, a tiny wide-eyed newborn with a powerful motivation to learn. CVI was suspected when Krish was 8 months old. Two...
Positive Behavior Supports Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast provides an overview of the shifts in thinking about Behavior Intervention over the years and the current focus on Positive Behavior Supports. Judi Beltis talks about reward vs....
Real-Life Learning Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar focuses on real-life learning and strategies that can be used to capture the essence of an activity and extend learning into the future. The presentation will also include ways to share...
Tactile Processing, Part 1 Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Part 1 video, Amanda Martinage provides an overview of tactile processing. She talks about what tactile processing is, the functions of the tactile system and what tactile dysfunction looks...
Tactile Processing, Part 2 Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Amanda Martinage will talk about Part Two of Tactile Processing, specifically how to address dysfunction. Amanda also discusses about sensory processing difficulties techniques: Using...
The Cogswell-Macy Act: A CHARGE Foundation Family Webinar Webinar | Approximately one hour Perkins eLearning was pleased to co-host this conversation between CHARGE Syndrome Foundation families and Mark Richert, Esq., Director of Public Policy for American Foundation for the Blind, as...
The Impact of Deafblindness on the Family Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Marlin Minkin,M.S. addresses the issues that families struggle with related to raising children who are deafblind. Marlin is a psychologist with extensive national and international...
The NICU Experience Webcast | Presented by: Dr. Al Lantzy, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Temple University Dr. Christine Roman, Educator in Vision...

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