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CVI and AT Self-paced | Approximately one hour CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on  on CVI and Assistive Technology (AT), held on January 5, 2021. Allie Futty, a Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist (CATIS), TVI, and O&M...
Eligibility and IEP Development (Keys 4) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 3 sessions included in this training module that provide participants with an understanding of IDEA protections, IEP eligibility, and supports for special education and IEP development....
Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with a diagnosis of Cortical Visual Impairment. The focus will...
The NICU Experience Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Dr. Al Lantzy recounts the story of one family in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). While every family’s story is unique, the 2004 journey of...
Visual Impairment and Complex Communication Needs Self-paced | Multiple days There are two videos included in this training module that discuss how to assess, support, and plan for the complex communications needs of some students with visual impairment. Participants will...
Special Issues of Orientation & Mobility Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 video segments included in this training module that demonstrate specialized topics within the field of Orientation & Mobility (O&M) instruction, including O&M for wheelchair...
An Overview of Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple weeks What does it mean to support the educational needs of a student with CVI? What does the term CVI mean, and how is it used? This Perkins eLearning self-paced tutorial  is designed for...
Audio Supported Reading (ASR) Instructional Strategies Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial provides an overview of how Audio Supported Reading (ASR) can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities when used as an instructional strategy. The tutorial also...
Assessment That Informs Instruction: Don't Just Guess - Assess! Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explores the role of the teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI) in reading and writing instruction, both as a collaborator with the general classroom teacher and as a...
Does This Child have Cerebral/Cortical Vision Impairment? Self-paced | Approximately one hour Dr. Barry Kran, OD discusses what he takes into consideration before, during, and after evaluating a patient with possible CVI.  He will also discuss how a parent and their vision care team can work...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Self-paced | Multiple days Finding the right magnification level for your student or client can be key to their independence. This tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and...
Ventral Stream Functions in CVI: Object and Face Perception Self-paced | Approximately one hour The ventral stream is commonly known as the “what” pathway of perception; these are pathways that carry information related to object form and recognition through the brain. Ventral stream...
Dueling Devices: Assessing and Justifying Student Needs for Technology Self-paced | Multiple days Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goals for technology. Participants will...
Teaching Strategies for Students Who Are Visually Impaired with Additional Disabilities Including Deafblindness Self-paced | Multiple weeks This training module includes eight webcasts and their corresponding reading material, which demonstrate a wide range of teaching strategies used to provide effective instruction to students with...
Visual Fields and Acuity Self-paced | Multiple days There are 3 webcasts included in this training module that address visual field and acuity assessment, including the development of assessment for young children, and typical testing procedures....
Instructional Strategies: A Universal Design for Learning Approach (Keys 6) Self-paced | Multiple weeks There are 2 sessions included in this training module that the address the principles of Universal design for Learning and ways to balance universal strategies with individualized needs. The tutorial...
.How to Help Your Child with CVI: A Self-Paced Tutorial for Parents and Professionals Self-paced | Multiple weeks     This self-paced tutorial has been developed for parents and professionals who are just beginning to learn about CVI.  In this tutorial you will view interviews with parents, engage in...
Transition Self-paced | Multiple days There are 4 video segments included in this training module that discusses how vocational rehabilitation services vary between students and adulthood and the benefits of developing portfolios for...
Braille and Tactile Graphics Self-paced | Multiple days There are two webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content. This...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial presents an in-depth view of how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments, including those with significant...

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