These are convenient, accessible and can be accessed at anytime.
These sessions are presented by RIDBC staff and external experts in the field.
All of these sessions also can be used for accreditation purposes. Each course will clearly state what accreditation is available for each course.
This Masterclass series will take place through a Zoom webinar from 12-1pm EST on the posted date. Ten days after each live event, a recording of the webinar will also be made available for you to watch via the Short Courses website. You will be notified via email for both the live event and when the recording is available to watch.
Seven presentations, offered via live video conference, and digital access post live video event.
This series on technology for orientation and mobility is intended to provide the Orientation and Mobility Specialist (OMS) with resources for working with an array of age groups across the life span, as well as providing resources to carry out other professional functions that support direct instruction with learners (e.g. consultation with other providers, paperwork, remote work locations, cloud systems, etc.).
How the Masterclass works: Each Masterclass will be offered live through a Zoom webinar from 12-1pm EST on the posted date. Ten days after each live event, a recording of the webinar will also be made available for you to watch via the Short Courses website. You will be notified via email for both the (more…)
This package is a bundle of 6 webinars related to working with students who are blind or have low vision. This package is suitable to teachers, SLSO’s and other professionals working with students who are blind or have low vision in the classroom.
In this session, we will review recent literature and experiments that describe the changing features of oscillatory brain activity during development and in different listening environments. We will discuss how these findings may guide the identification and remediation of children with language-learning difficulties, including children with hearing loss, and the importance of robust environments for fostering language development.
The years from conception through birth to eight years of age are critical to the complete and healthy cognitive, emotional and physical growth of children. This webinar explores early childhood development, the role of vision and visual development and then the implications for a child's development due to their vision impairment. Duration of this (more…)
This package is a bundle of 4 webinars related to working with students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. This package is suitable to teachers, SLSO’s and other professionals working with students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in the classroom.
This webinar package unpacks some accessibility features of iOS devices that deaf or hard of hearing students may be using in the classroom and also in their everyday lives.
Cerebral vision impairment (CVI) has emerged to be one of the most prominent causes of vision impairment in children in the developed world. The spectrum of CVI creates anomalies in the quality of vision seen in conjunction with cognitive visual dysfunction.