Webinars

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...
Promoting Independence in Activities of Daily Living for Students with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: Considerations for the Home & Caregiver Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar explores the impact of the visual behaviors of CVI on the development of independent living and self-care skills. It will offer concrete, realistic strategies that can be implemented in...
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...
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...
Recognizing and Building Abstract Thinking in the Child with Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour In abstract thinking, children learn to engage in problem solving or truly "thinking" about their world. It allows a child to develop ways to classify objects and experiences. It also allows a child...
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. Download the Transcript Earn Continuing Education Credits...
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...
Speech Pathologists and Cortical Visual Impairment: An overview of the SLP's Role in Working with Children with CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation addresses Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) through the experience of a Speech and language Pathologist by examining the characteristics of CVI that affect speech, language, and...
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...
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...
Supporting Availability for Learning: Student-Centered Assessment and Intervention Webinar | Approximately one hour "Biobehavioral states" describe a student's arousal level, on a range from fully asleep to highly agitated. How does a student’s biobehavioral state affect his or her availability for learning, and...
Supporting CVI during Orientation & Mobility Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar will feature a brief overview of CVI characteristics and describe how they may affect different students during O&M instruction.  In addition the webinar will cover some general...
Tactile Experiences for All: Supporting Students with CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour Recent research supports the benefits of tactile development activities for all children, including those with cortical visual impairment. This presentation will explore what we know about tactile...
Teaching Science to Young Children With Visual Impairments Webinar | Approximately one hour The presentation shows that 2-9 year olds can have fun with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Encouraging a multi-sensory approach to learning, the curriculum presented includes...

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