Webinars

Teaching Strategies and Resources for Sensorimotor Stage Learners Webinar | Approximately one hour Tina L. Gutierrez, TVI, MEd Tina Gutierrez is a Certified TVI employed as an Education Consultant II for the State of CT. ADS – Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind. She has been a member...
Teaching the ECC to the 21st Century Learner Webinar | Approximately one hour Summary: There are many benefits for teachers to upgrade their instructional practice to embrace 21st Century teaching. This webinar will take a fresh approach to The Expanded Core Curriculum...
Technology for Us Too Webinar | Approximately one hour This session focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive technology devices both low tech and high tech...
The Braille Mini Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Learn more about other ways you can earn professional development credits at www.perkinselearning.org/earn-credits. Download the Transcript
The Cogswell-Macy Act: A CHARGE Foundation Family Webinar Webinar | Approximately one hour Perkins eLearning was pleased to co-host this conversation between CHARGE Syndrome Foundation families and Mark Richert, Esq., Director of Public Policy for American Foundation for the Blind, as they...
The CVI AAC Matrix Webinar | Approximately one hour The AAC/CVI Matrix is an instrument designed for educational teams and families to match a student’s CVI Range score (by Phase) with their current expressive language levels (based on the...
The CVI Practice Framework: An Approach to Supporting Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) Webinar | Approximately one hour For her doctoral research, to help meet the needs of children with CVI, our presenter Dr. Nicola McDowell proposed a practice framework that can be used within an education or rehabilitation context...
The CVI Umbrella: A Community of Ideas Webinar | Approximately one hour Teaching and supporting children with CVI is a richly rewarding experience that requires a joyful, fervent commitment to continuous learning. Fortunately, our field has many wonderful mentors who...
The Evolution of Michael’s AT Journey Webinar | Approximately one hour Leslie Bailiff presents the story of her student Michael, who began using Assistive Technology to support his independent travel as a youngster. By recounting Michael's AT Journey, we will discuss...
The Impact of Clutter on Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation covers Nicola McDowell's masters research project that looked at the impact of clutter on the learning experiences and behaviour of children with CVI.  Nicola will also provide a...
Theme Based Lessons Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities. You can also read her blog posts on Paths to Literacy. Download...
Tools and Resources for Making Decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and Assistive Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour The selection of technology for students with disabilities should be based on careful assessment data and team decisions, providing functions and features that best meet a student’s needs. This...
Trust the Process: A Case Study in Literacy and CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar is a case study on the approach used to teach literacy skills to a kindergarten student with Phase III CVI.  The presentation offers ideas on what iOS apps to use, how to...
TVI: Effective Collaboration Webinar | Approximately one hour In this one hour webinar Ellen Mazel discussed the importance of professional collaboration among educational teams, particularly for students with multiple disabilities that include blindness,...
Understanding and Assessing Glare: Minimize Discomfort and Maximize Visual Resolution Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation analyzes the different types of glare, and strategies for formally assessing each. Interventions may take the form of tinted lenses, visors or hats, or environmental adaptations. Dr...
Understanding What Children With CVI See Webinar | Approximately one hour This webinar provides information for parents and caregivers to help them understand what — and how— children with cerebral or cortical vision impairments (CVI), see. Dr. Dutton explains the visual...
Using Gamification to Maximize ECC Outcomes Webinar | Approximately one hour Software developer and entrepreneur Marty Schultz demonstrates electronic game applications to teach skill areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum. His company Objective Ed builds on groundwork laid...
Ventral Stream Functions in CVI: Object and Face Perception Webinar | 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...
Vision After Occipital Lobectomy and Related Surgeries Webinar | Approximately one hour Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference, regarding brain surgeries which remove or disconnect one occipital lobe,...
Vision Language Learning Communication: An Approach to AAC for Students with CVI Webinar | Approximately one hour Collaboration means breaking down silos. During this 1 hour webinar, two professionals, a speech-language pathologist and a vision educator, will discuss current challenges facing children with CVI...

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