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Professional Development

TSBVI offers lots of ways to access professional development! We have various conferences, workshops, webinars, and other online learning that provide ACVREP and SBEC credit. We also have various publications and other resources.

Publications

This page will house publications and resources from TSBVI Outreach. It will continue to grow as we add new resources!

Assistive Technology

Empowering Learning: Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairments.

VISSIT

The VISSIT: Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity of Texas is designed to guide teachers of students with visual impairments (TVIs) in determining the type and amount of itinerant TVI services to recommend for students on their caseload.

O&M VISSIT

The O&M VISSIT will help develop recommendations for the amount of time for O&M instructional services (direct and collaborative consultation) per individual student.

Professional Development Library

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Online Learning

This page lists all TSBVI e-learning courses currently available free of charge for professionals, paraprofessionals, and family members anywhere and on any schedule. Our e-learning courses are designed to be accessible to users of assistive technology.

CEUs are available for self-paced training on Active Learning, Bioptic Driving, CVI Assessment, and Deafblind Intervener Skills. Email Steven Landry, [email protected], if you need more information.

  • “I cannot say enough about the experience of this workshop…it provided me with pertinent information that I can apply immediately…and gave me a greater level of confidence.”

  • “We always enjoy the presentations/consultations and learn so much. Wow! What an awesome resource. Thank you!”

Two images of people working on laptops and a full coffee mug with the words Mondays at 3:00 p.m. ACVREP and SBEC credit available

Join us for Coffee Hour!

Join us for Coffee Hour! Join members of our Outreach team in discussing topics related to supporting students and families of students with visual impairments or who are deafblind.

Join us!