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Building Strategies Around CVI Phases Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar presents a careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI help staff and parents understand the unique learning needs for each CVI Phase. They can then build strategies...
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...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: A Brain-Based Visual Condition Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Lueck provides an overview of cerebral visual impairment and the challenges that parents and professionals face in terms of understanding how children with CVI use their vision....
CHARGE Syndrome: An Overview Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Pamela Ryan, School Psychologist at Perkins School for the Blind, offers an overview of CHARGE Syndrome. She talks about CHARGE features, characteristics, medical complications and how these issues...
CHARGE Syndrome: Behavioral Issues Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Dr. Timothy Hartshorne speaks about behavioral issues associated with CHARGE Syndrome. Dr. Hartshorne emphasizes that by better understanding the unique features of CHARGE syndrome and its...
CHARGE Syndrome: Preparing for the World of Work Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Wendy Bridgeo discusses the importance of starting the transition process early for students with disabilities, especially those with CHARGE syndrome. She offers insights on teaching strategies to...
CHARGE Syndrome: Providing Physical Therapy Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Maryann Girardi, PT, DPT, ATP, speaks about providing physical therapy to children with CHARGE syndrome and its challenges. She describes the impact CHARGE syndrome has on balance and muscle tone. Dr...
CHARGE Syndrome: Sensory Processing Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast David provides an overview of the impact that CHARGE Syndrome has on sensory processing. He describes the impact of sensory processing on proprioception, the vestibular sense, and...
CHARGE Syndrome: Teaching Strategies for Children Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Sharon Stelzer, a long-timeteacher in the Perkins Deafblind Program, discusses teaching students with CHARGE Syndrome and implementation strategies needed to help teachers create a positive learning...
CHARGE Syndrome: The Impact of CHARGE on Communication and Learning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Martha Majors provides insights on the impact of medical and physical challenges for children in educational environments. She also provides guidance for educators to help them develop an effective...
Child-Guided Assessment Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Dr. Jan van Dijk of the Netherlands, an international leader with more than 50 years of experience in the field of deafblindness, shares his expertise on child-guided assessment. Dr. van Dijk...
Christmas Sequence Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Christmas Sequence video, Christa demonstrates the use of an adapted book that she made for her classroom.  It is an experience-style book that is based on a Christmas Party at school. ...
Clothing Care for Students with Visual Impairments Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, teachers and parents will learn everything they need to know when teaching clothing care skills to kids with visual impairments. It's all about selection, care and organization. You...
Color Highlighting for Children with CVI Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Ellen Cadigan Mazel talks about color highlighting for children with Cortical Visual Impairment. Color highlighting really helps children with visual motor functions and for increased...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour This session examines the elements that make the Common Core State Standards different from previous state standards, and the challenges they present for students with visual impairments....
Communication for Children and Students Who are Deafblind: An Overview of Methods, Assessments, and Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour A deaf-blind person's quality of life depends on communication that is clear, concise and accessible from birth. This presentation provides information on the development of meaningful communication...
Communication Technology for Persons Who Are Deafblind Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind. Jerry presents a historical view of different devices that have been...
Comparing Neuroplastic Changes in Ocular versus Cerebral Causes of Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour Dr. Merabet's one hour webinar presentation defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss. He brings this complex...
Compensatory Skills: Essential Considerations for Learning Webinar | Approximately one hour The child with a visual impairment uses residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste to learn about the world. These senses are the access points for learning. This webinar discusses how these...
Complexity in Phase 1 of CVI Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Ellen Mazel talks about how complexity affects children in phase 1 of Cortical Visual Impairment, as measured on Christine Roman's CVI range. Mazel look at the different kinds of...

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