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.

 

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.

O&M in early childhood/transition to school

This webinar discusses the importance of early intervention in the development of O&M skills in very young children with vision loss, and how O&M skills and techniques are adapted to an appropriate developmental level.

Cognitive and concept development

This webinar discusses how vision impairment can impact on cognitive and concept development, and why this is important for orientation and mobility.

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. 

Understanding Ling 6 Sound Check

This webinar will investigate why the brain is the true organ of hearing and  the ears only transmit sounds to the brain. Babies born with hearing loss are not starting from the same point as a child with typical hearing as they have missed out on 20 weeks of typical development of their auditory pathways in utero.

Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP)

The IFSP is a written document that, among other things, outlines the early intervention services that your child and family will receive. This webinar will discuss in detail the components of an Individual family service plan and how to develop, run and implement a plan.