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Improving Education for Individuals with Visual Impairments.

Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments

The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning media assessment (LMA), and screening and assessment in the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) content areas.

Students will gain knowledge in the background legal requirements for the EA, various protocols to meet the needs of varying acuity and ability levels, and resources available for TVIs toolbox. In addition, participants will be able to utilize various rubrics to improve practice.

The course will cover the three assessments included in the essential assessments (EA): functional vision assessment (FVA), learning media assessment (LMA), and screening and assessment in the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) content areas.
Students will gain knowledge in the background legal requirements for the EA, various protocols to meet the needs of varying acuity and ability levels, and resources available for TVIs toolbox. In addition, participants will be able to utilize various rubrics to improve practice.
The purpose of this course is to provide assessment knowledge and skills that teachers of students with visual impairments must have to meet the heterogeneous needs of children and adolescents with visual impairment/blindness across the age span of birth to 22 years.

Event Information
Date: 
Monday, February 4th, 2019
Fee: 
399.00
Location
Address line 1: 
175 N Beacon Street
City: 
Watertown
State: 
Massachusetts
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Perkins eLearning
Contact Phone: 
6179727824
Contact E-mail: 
perkins.elearning@perkins.org
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