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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...
Multi-Step Object Calendar System Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes This Teachable Moment provides a brief overview of the use of a multi-step object system for students who are ready to move on from a single object system. Megan demonstrates several adaptations to...
Multiply Disabled Visually Impaired Children In The Republic Of Serbia Webinar | Approximately 5 minutes Dr. Jablan outlines the special education and rehabilitation programs in Serbia. Download the Presentation that was presented during the webinar. Download webinar Transcript » Learn more about...
No More Confusion About Transition to Adult Services Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Beth Jordan from Helen Keller National Center's Kansas office provides her perspectives into "Preparing for Transition". Beth talks about the mandate for educational services versus the lack of a...
Nondriving: Strategies for Preparing Children and Youth Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Dr. Rosenblum is an Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies at the University of Arizona. She prepares teachers to work with children with visual...
Object Schedule Systems Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Marguerite Bilms presents Object Schedule Systems which can be developed and used at home or at school. She describes the benefits of schedule systems as developing literacy skills, concepts, memory...
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...
Partial and Tactile Calendar System Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Sharon Stelzer demonstrates a full-day calendar system that she developed for a 14 year old student. Sharon talks about how the student demonstrated readiness to transition from a half...
Partial Object Calendar Systems Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Ira Padhye presents a calendar system developed for one of her students with low vision. Ira discusses the transition from whole to partial objects as well as the construction of the...
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...
Paths to Literacy: Introducing an Online Hub Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation provides an introduction to Paths to Literacy, a new online resource for information about literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional...
Paths to Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour In this 60-minute presentation, Diane Brauner provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness to learn about and stay...
Perkins eLearning Portal & The Activity Bank Webinar | Approximately one hour Perkins offers many professional development opportunities online. This webinar presents an overview the Activity Bank and a new eLearning that brings together all of the Perkins eLearning assets...
Person-Centered Transition Planning Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast David talks about the benefits of Person-Centered Planning and how this tool can benefit students and their families as they prepare for transition from school-to-work. He also talks...
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Eric Carl Adapted by Marguerite Bilms In this short video, Marguerite Bilms, a teacher in the Deafblind Program at Perkins School for the Blind describes...
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....
Preparing Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired for Success in College Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Mary Alexander, the National Program Director for Learning Ally, discusses the "Five Pillars of Student Success" as it relates to students with visual impairments and their success...
Quality Indicators for Effective Educational Programs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Self-evaluation is an important tool for assessing effectiveness. In this webcast, Marianne Riggio talks about the process of helping educational programs conduct self-assessments as a means of...
Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments: QPVI Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Dr. Karen Blankenship provides an overview of Quality Programs for Students with Visual Impairments (QPVI), a quality process designed to drive continuous improvement within schools...

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