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Introduction to Online Workshops Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Mary Zatta, Educational Resources Manager at Perkins, presents an overview of Perkins eLearning Online Workshops. We have been working on developing the capability of delivering asynchronous online...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Jim Denham gives an overview of the accessibility options and demonstrate how to activate them. In addition, he will demonstrate VoiceOver options. Jim will also talk about braille...
Issues in Social Skills & Sex Education Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Tom Miller talks about Social Skills and Sex Education for Children and Youth who have sensory impairments. Tom Miller has worked in the field of education of children who are blind...
Itsy Bitsy Spider Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes The "Itsy Bitsy Spider" adapted book was created by Marguerite Bilm for her preschool students. In this video, Marguerite shares information about the adaptations she has used to make the book and...
Keeping Up With Technology and Student Needs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Yue-Ting discusses the challenges and critical thinking needed to evaluate new technologies while making decisions based on student needs and the instructional task. She shares the...
LCIF SightFirst in Kansas Webcast | Approximately 5 minutes Learn how an LCIF SightFirst grant provided low-vision care for a young boy in Kansas and changed his life forever. In rural Kansas (USA), children with low vision can have a difficult time accessing...
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes In this presentation, Lindsey Lush and Jessica Erlich, of Perkins School for the Blind, focuses on the Recreation and Leisure area of the Expanded Core Curriculum through the use of common technology...
Let's Get Cooking: Teaching Meal Preparation Skills to Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour In this one-hour webinar, learn strategies, tips and techniques to begin teaching meal preparation skills to students who are visually impaired with or without additional disabilities. Download...
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...
Listening to Learn Webinar | This webinar covered the concept of "Listening" in an educational context, specifically in the development of literacy skills. Participants discussed how the Listening strand of the Common Core...
Literacy Adaptations for Students who are Deafblind Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation focuses on the various literacy adaptations, accommodations, and strategies used in classrooms for children who are deafblind. Sectioned off into four categories, the presenters...
Literacy Through the Lens of CVI Across the Three Phases of the CVI Range© Webinar | Approximately one hour  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WEBINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED.    This webinar explores the definition of literacy in the context of Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Presenter Yvonne Locke connects Pinnell...
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...
Low Vision: Measuring Liquids Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Teachable Moment, Kate demonstrates a variety of strategies and materials that can be used to assist students with low vision when measuring as part of a Science lesson. Kate demonstrates the...
Making Physical Science Accessible Webinar | Approximately one hour Download Materials »Download the Presentation that was presented during the webinar. Download the Transcript Earn Continuing Education Credits » Earn 1.5 Credits by viewing this webinar and...
Maximizing iPad Accessibility for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: Teaching the Teachers Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Ed Summers and Diane Brauner discuss the work they have been doing with teachers regarding iPad accessibility. Ed and Diane have worked with teachers across the country on strategies...
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...
Measuring Dry Materials for the Student Who is Visually Impaired Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Kate demonstrates strategies for teaching students with visual impairment to measure dry ingredients. In addition, there is a demonstration of the use of a talking scale. Read full...
Measuring Liquids Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Measuring Liquids video, Kate demonstrates various ways to adapt measuring spoons, syringes, cylinders, and beakers in the Science classroom when conducting experiments. Read full transcript...
More Than the Law - Some Thoughts on the Transition of Individuals Who Are Deafblind Webinar | Approximately one hour In this one-hour webinar Steve Perreault talks about issues related to transition for students with deafblindness. Steve presents an overview of the IDEIA 2004 regulations related to transition but...

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