Webinars

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.

 

Early Childhood Development and implication of vision impairment

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.   Completing the Early (more…)

Orientation and Mobility Package

This package contains all 12 webinars and is a great introduction to Orientation and Mobility. It covers a large variety of topics and disscues the role of O&M specialists, tips and techniques, technology, students with multiple disabilities and lots more.

Facilitating Orientation and mobility development

This  webinar discusses the role of the O&M specialist and how educators and other professionals can facilitate the development of O&M skills and techniques with the individuals they are working with.

O&M for individuals with CVI/Additional Disabilities

This webinar introduces cortical vision impairment (CVI) and the appropriate O&M interventions. It also provides an understanding as to how O&M skills and techniques can be adapted for those with additional disabilities.

O&M and low vision

This webinar provides an introduction to the O&M implications for individuals with low vision.

O&M in secondary school

This webinar explains how O&M skills and techniques are expanded into more complex environments for secondary school age students and young adults.

O&M in primary school settings

This webinar discusses the introduction of more ‘formal’ O&M skills and techniques, and how O&M fits within the Expanded Core Curriculum.