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.   Duration of this (more…)

Developing Early Braille Literacy

This is a three part webinar that provides participants with the knowledge and skills on how to work with a young early braille user. 

Common Eye Disorders in Childhood

This webinar is a multi part series investigating the common eye disorders in children and the impact that these have on their development. 

Vision Surveillance Webinar Series

This webinar is divided into two parts and runs for two hours. In the webinar we are going to look at the rationale for vision  surveillance.  We are going to untangle the vision surveillance cycle and through that untangling we will hopefully sort out why we do what we do and when we do it. 

Development of Vision

This webinar addresses the development of vision in humans, with a focus on the relationship between visual development and general child development.

Education Access and Engagement for student’s with vision impairment

This webinar will focus on the components of an equitable quality education system. The presentation by Dr Frances Gentle will go into depth discussing the class as an ecosystem and look at the following components: student factors, teacher factors, physical setting and curriculum and resource factors.