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Professional Development Training: Working with VI Students

This training will help school staff members to understand the needs of students with visual impairments and how to best support them in the classroom and school setting. Open to all professionals.

Topics covered in this training:

  • Causes and Impacts of Blindness & Low Vision
  • Blindness Sensitivity
  • Expanded Core Curriculum
  • Working with the TVI and the COMS
  • Accommodations & Accessibility
  • Accessible Technology (AT)
  • Braille

Event Details

  • OPTION 1: IN PERSON

Date: Friday, March 8, 2024 9:30am – 3:00pm EST (lunch provided). Registration Deadline: Monday, February 26, 2024.

Location: Rachel Rosenbaum Technology Center at The Carroll Center for the Blind, 770 Centre St. Newton, MA 02458

Cost: $150. District payment authorization or purchase order due to education@carroll.org by Friday, March 1, 2024.

Certificates of Attendance Provided

  • OPTION 2: VIRTUAL (by Zoom)

Dates: Friday, April 5 AND Friday, May 3, 2024. Both from 1:00-3:30 pm EST. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2024.

Cost: $100. Includes 2 sessions and materials packet shipped to participants. Payment or purchase order due to education@carroll.org by Friday, March 29, 2024.

Certificates of Attendance Provided

For questions, please contact our Education Services department at education@carroll.org or (617) 969-6200 ext. 204.