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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...
Reflections on Deafblindness: Hands & Touch Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Barbara Miles, a well-known author and lecturer, discusses the unique function hands serve for individuals who are deafblind. For people with vision and hearing impairments, hands...
Safely Heating Water Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this short video, Safely Heating Water, Kate Fraser, a teacher in the Secondary Program at Perkins School for the Blind demonstrates how students who are blind or visually impaired can safely and...
Schedules and Calendars 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. Hillary demonstrates several adaptations to...
Science Inquiry for Students with Visual Impairments Webinar | Approximately one hour This session addresses the Common Core standard for teaching science through inquiry-based methodologies, and explore its impact for teaching students with visual impairments. This webinar provides...
Sensory Activities: Experiences to Improve Communication and Literacy for Children with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour Sensory activities are commonly used to help children with visual and multiple disabilities to use all of their available senses to process environmental information and develop compensatory skills...
Sensory Processing (Part 1 of 2): Sensory Processing and Dysfunction Webinar | Approximately one hour In this first of 2 parts, Occupational Therapist Amanda Martinage provides an overview of Sensory Processing and distinguishes between typical processing function, processing dysfunction, and...
Sensory Processing (Part 2 of 2): Techniques to Address Sensory Processing Difficulties Webinar | Approximately one hour Check out Part 1: Sensory Processing and Dysfunction. Download Materials »Download the PowerPoint that was presented during the webinar. Earn Continuing Education Credits » Earn 1.5 Credits by...
Sexuality Topics and Intervention Strategies: Taking care of personal needs for individuals who are visually impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is appropriate for children of all ages. The presentation addresses sexuality issues among children and young adults who are visually impaired and/or blind. It will include the need to...
Smart Boards Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Wendy Buckley is a computer teacher/specialist within the Deafblind Program at Perkins. She is also adjunct faculty at UMass Boston where she co-teaches braille courses for both the TVI and O&M...
Social Skills for Children and Youth with Visual Impairments Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes The ability to develop friendships and interact with other students is a common concern for parents of children with visual impairments. In this webcast, Tom Miller looks at social skills development...
Social Thinking and Students Who Are Visually Impaired: A Theoretical Framework Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Brett Page provides an overview of Social Thinking and explains the necessity of explicitly teaching social skills concepts to students with visual impairments and/or other...
Strategies for Assessing and Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Millie Smith provides us with an overview of the learning needs of students in the sensorimotor phase of development. Millie takes us to the very early stages of development when...
Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Students with CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). The focus is on...
Strategies for Inclusive Science Education Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Selma Walsh describes a range of strategies that she has used to include students with visual impairments in science classes within the public school system. Selma is a regular...
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 1 Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is part one of a two-part presentations on Student Assessment Data Collection. Watch this session to learn about efficient data collection systems, when it’s appropriate to collect data...
Student Assessment Data Collection, Part 2 Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar is part two of a two-part presentations on Student Assessment Data Collection. Part 1 of Student Assessment Data Collection » So often, data collection can become cumbersome and...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 1: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar is the first in a two-part series that considers the unique needs of early communicators with visual impairment and additional disabilities (including deaf-blindness) when...
Student-Centered AAC Design and Intervention, Part 2: Practical, Collaborative Approaches for Learners with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, implementation strategies for teaching and using a student-centered AAC system will be presented, using case studies from current students. This presentation is the second part in a...
Successful Inclusion in the Public School Science Curriculum for Students who are Blind and Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, TVI Barbara Gillmeister talks about the strategies she uses to support students who are visually impaired/blind in the public school classroom. Barbara talks about the importance of...

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