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.

 

Top Tips Series Package – D/HH

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.

BVI Masterclass Series 2020

This Masterclass Series is now online and available for you to watch as soon as you have registered. Masterclass schedule: Topic: Being blind when the world is designed for those who can see; the importance of the Expanded Core Curriculum 21st Century classrooms are filled with posters, electronic whiteboards, timetables and multimedia presentations. This exciting (more…)

From amplification to attention: the neurophysiology of auditory processing in noise

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.

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.

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. 

Interpreting Bjerrum and Goldmann Visual Fields

This webinar explores the concepts, testing and reporting of visual fields when the Bjerrum Tangent Screen and Goldmann Perimeter have been used in assessment. Examples of typical visual field loss are provided, with a comparison between the two test types, to further the viewer’s understanding of visual fields.