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…)
In this two-hour session, we will explore activities and tips to facilitate the development of literacy skills in children with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities.
Join us for 4 sessions focusing on the learning and support needs of students with DeafBlindness.
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 series of webinar presentations will unpack emerging knowledge about the neuroscience of dual-language acquisition in early childhood, and consider the influence that habilitation and therapy support for bi/multi-lingual language skills may have on a young child with CIs/HAs future education and social development.