Available CE Offerings

July 2014
Jul 7 Perkins Online Workshops
Bookshare in Depth with Karen Narvol, Private Assistive Technology Consultant
Jul 7 Perkins Online Workshops
IEPs and Incorporating the Common Core Standards for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired with Kathy Heydt, PT, DPT, M.Ed, COMS
Jul 8-10 andOct 17-18 (5 Days) iPad and Assistive Technology Institute with Therese Willkomm, PhD, Director of New Hampshire's State Assistive Technology Programand Nicole Feeney, M.Ed, Assistive Technology Specialist
Jul 8-10 andOct 17-18 (5 Days) iPad and Assistive Technology Institute with Therese Willkomm, PhD, Director of New Hampshire's State Assistive Technology Programand Nicole Feeney, M.Ed, Assistive Technology Specialist
Jul 28 Perkins Online Workshops
Augmentative-Alternative Communication Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities with Megan Mogan, MS, CCC-SLP
Jul 31 & Aug 1 An Interactive Workshop on Early Orientation and Mobility Skills with Mary Tellefson, M.A., M.S., TVI, COMS – Watertown, MA

The Carroll Center:
Diabetes and Visual Impairment: A New View for Vision Professionals Diabetes and Visual Impairment: A New View for Vision Professionals is a new course designed for consumers and professionals looking to improve their knowledge and related skills of both diabetes and visual impairment. It gives students an opportunity to update old and learn new facts about diabetes mellitus self-managing. The student identifies factors necessary to successful diabetes self-managing in the event of visual impairment or blindness.
http://carroll.org/online-courses/diabetes-and-visual-impairment-a-new-view-for-professionals/

Webinars from AER and AFB
AER members will receive a 20% discount for the AER and AFB Joint Webinars. To receive the discount, AER members Must link to the AFB eLearning Center through the AER and AFB Joint Webinars page, using an AER member user name and password. The first webinar in the series is Low Vision Optical Devices: Improving Visibility for People with Low Vision presented by Ike Presley. Cost is $39.20 for members, $49 for non-members. Non-members can access the webinars through the AFB eLearning Center.

AER CE offerings:
AER International Conference 2014, July 30 to August 3, in San Antonio, Texas. Register today at http://aerbvi.org/international2014.

AER Knowledge Center
The AER Knowledge Center offers recordings of AER's past conferences and special webinars. Log in and create an account and purchase sessions by the package (limited-time offers) or by the hour. To obtain CE credits, simply watch the webinars in their entirety and contact AER for a copy of your transcripts.

AER Mangold Distance Education Webinar Series
the new AER Professional Development programming offering updated and topical continuing education webinars, both live and recorded. AER Member's-Only On-line Courses
Now available, on-line continuing education courses through AER's web site. AER Member's Only Professional Development Webinar Series
ow available online, these member only webinars feature topics such as writing abstracts, developing great conference presentations and much more!

Upcoming AER Conferences
June 5: NorCalAER Spring Event, Orientation Center for the Blind, Albany CA.
June 27-29: West Virginia Summer Conference, Alpine Lake, WV
July 30-Aug. 3: AER International Conference 2014 , Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX. Celebrating our 30th Anniversary!
Oct. 15-17: Northern Rockies Annual Convention, Chico Hot Springs Resort, Pray, MT
Oct. 26-28: NYAER STEM, The Albany Marriot. 2016
July 20-24: AER International Conference 2016, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville-Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL 2018 July 25-29: AER International Conference 2018, Peppermill Reno, Reno, NV

The American Foundation for the Blind eLearning Center on Aging and Visual Impairment
The AFB eLearning Center (link to http://www.afb.org/store/courses) is a fully accessible, online resource for professionals who work with seniors with vision loss. Contact elearning@afb.net for more information.

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Age-Related Eye Conditions Series
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Dates: Available 24/7 via the AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): iPad in the Classroom Webinar Series Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): 2014 AFB Leadership Conference
Location: New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
Date(s): February 27 - March 1, 2014


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): A Brief Overview of Unified English Braille
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Low Vision Nonoptical Devices: Improving Visibility for People with Low Vision
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Listening and Understanding: Focus on Semantics and Language Comprehension
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Reinforcing Braille Literacy Using the iPad
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): The iPad and Communication for Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Creating Tactile Overlays for the iPad and Tablet Devices
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Listening Guidelines for English Learners
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Listening and Technology
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Listening for Orientation and Mobility: Hearing the Whole Picture
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Working with Job Seekers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
Location: online course
Date(s): ongoing


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Low Vision Technology Webinar Series
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): Available 24/7 via AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Learning to Listen Series Webinar 1: Exploring the Link between Listening and Literacy Skill Development
Location: online webinar
Date(s): Available 24/7 via AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Webinar: Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: Advances in Vision Rehabilitaiton--A Multidisciplinary View Location: For online webinar
Date(s): Available 24/7 via AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Webinar: Other Useful Technologies for People with Low Vision. Location: Archived Webinar Date(s): Available 24/7 via AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): AFB eLearning Webinar: Computer/Screen Magnification Technologies: Hardware & Software
Location: online webinar
Date(s): Available 24/7 via AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): AFB eLearning Webinar: Using Video/Electronic Magnification Tools for Accessing Printed Information
Location: Archived webinar
Date(s): Available 24/7 via AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): AFB eLearning Webinar: Lighting & the Visually Impaired, with Special Emphasis on LED Lighting
Location: online webinar
Date(s): Available 24/7 via AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): AFB eLearning Webinar: Overview of Technology for People with Low Vision
Location: Archived webinar
Date(s): Available 24/7 via AFB eLearning Center


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Webinar on Glaucoma: Understanding and Living with Glaucoma
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Webinar on Contrast and Lighting
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Webinar on Diabetic Foot Disorders
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): Reading without Seeing, Webinar + Follow-up Q&A Session
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): ongoing webcast


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB): AFB eLearning Center on Aging & Visual Impairment
Location: AFB eLearning Center
Date(s): Ongoing-Approved through September, 2015


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Press - Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness (JVIB): Online CE Program - Articles and Assessments
Location: On-line Articles and Assessments; continually available; self-paced Date(s):


Emerald Education Systems


Emerald Educational Systems: Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children: A Practical Approach
Location: Online Course, available 24/7/365
Date(s): N/A


Emerald Educational Systems: Basic Orientation and Mobility Skills for the Low Vision Patient
Location: Online Course, available 24/7/365
Date(s): N/A


Emerald Educational Systems: Depression and Psychological Adjustment in Low Vision
Location: Online Course, available 24/7/365
Date(s): N/A


Emerald Educational Systems: Driving with Low Vision
Location: Online Course, available 24/7/365
Date(s): N/A


Emerald Educational Systems: Home Safety Assessment for Clients with Low Vision
Location: Online Course, available 24/7/365
Date(s): N/A


Emerald Educational Systems: Understanding Visual Impairment and Functional Rehabilitation of Visually Impaired Patients
Location: Online Course, available 24/7/365
Date(s): N/A


Emerald Educational Systems: Spectacle Mounted Microscopes Location: Online Course, available 24/7/365 Date(s): N/A


Emerald Educational Systems: Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) – History and Current Treatment
Location: Online Course, available 24/7/365
Date(s): N/A


Freedom Scientific


Freedom Scientific: Introduction to Creating Accessible HTML Tables (Recorded Archives and Live Webinars)
Location: http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Paid-Webinars.asp#PaidArchive
Date(s): Offered several times per year. Check schedule onhttp://www.FreedomScientific.com/elearn


Freedom Scientific: Introduction to Creating Accessible HTML Forms (Recorded Archives and Live Webinars)
Location: http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Paid-Webinars.asp#PaidArchive
Date(s): Offered several times per year. Check schedule onhttp://www.FreedomScientific.com/elearn


Freedom Scientific: Using JAWS to Test Web Page and Document Accessibility [Parts 1 through 6] (Recorded Archives and Live Webinars)
Location: http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Paid-Webinars.asp#PaidArchive
Date(s): Offered several times per year. Check schedule onhttp://www.FreedomScientific.com/elearn


Freedom Scientific: JAWS Training for Teachers and AT Trainers [Parts 1 through 12] (Recorded Archives and Live Webinars)
Location: http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Paid-Webinars.asp#PaidArchive
Date(s): Offered several times per year. Check schedule onhttp://www.FreedomScientific.com/elearn


Freedom Scientific: JAWS Training for Teachers and AT Trainers [Parts 1 through 12] (Recorded Archives and Live Webinars)
Location: http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Paid-Webinars.asp#PaidArchive
Date(s): Offered several times per year. Check schedule onhttp://www.FreedomScientific.com/elearn


Freedom Scientific: Excel 2010 [Parts 1 through 3] (Recorded Archives and Live Webinars)
Location: http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Paid-Webinars.asp#PaidArchive
Date(s): Offered several times per year. Check schedule onhttp://www.FreedomScientific.com/elearn


Freedom Scientific: Outlook 2010 [Parts 1 through 3] (Recorded Archives and Live Webinars)
Location: http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Paid-Webinars.asp#PaidArchive
Date(s): Offered several times per year. Check schedule onhttp://www.FreedomScientific.com/elearn