Training

UMass Boston Sponsored Trainings

CVI Courses 

The University of Massachusetts Boston Vision Studies Program and Perkins School for the Blind announce the cooperative creation of a Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional development courses for vision professionals. These courses are in the process of undergoing review for becoming a certificate program. See the FAQ to learn more!

DESE Professional Development Institute  

STEM Education: Supporting the Unique Needs of Students with Visual Impairments in Massachusetts 

Instructor:  Kate Fraser, TVI, and Science Instructor at Perkins School for the Blind

Date: Early 2020

There is no charge unless you take it for graduate credit. Texts will be provided. Graduate credit cost is $495.

67.5 PDP hours will be given upon completion which can be used toward the next license renewal cycle.

Registration: Opening Soon

 

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Available Trainings

15th Annual “Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference: Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss , Massachusetts
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes
Assessment of Students with CVI: Reliable Scoring of the CVI Range (Perkins eLearning)
Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments
Teaching Strategies for Students Who are Blind/VI with Multiple Disabilities in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development Primary tabs
Phase III CVI - online course (Perkins eLearning)
Career Development & Self-Determination to Achieve Transition Success: Expanding the Core Curriculum
Abstract Thinking Training is ongoing or on demand
Becoming a Team to Build Understanding of CVI Training is ongoing or on demand
Speech Pathologists and Cortical Visual Impairment: An overview of the SLP's Role in Working with Children with CVI Training is ongoing or on demand
Understanding and Assessing Glare: Minimize Discomfort and Maximize Visual Resolution Training is ongoing or on demand Watertown, Massachusetts
Working with Children with CVI from a PT/OT Perspective Training is ongoing or on demand Watertown, Massachusetts
One-on-One: Providing Access for the Student with Cortical Visual Impairment Training is ongoing or on demand
Vision Language Learning Communication: An Approach to AAC for Students with CVI Training is ongoing or on demand