Presentations and Workshops

Addressing the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC)
A teaching team in Santa Clara put together some resources addressing the ECC. Check out the PowerPoint on this page for more information.

Comprehensive Vision Evaluations, Psychoeducational/Speech Language Testing for Students who are Visually Impaired
The Assessment Center team at California School for the Blind hosts a workshop open to teachers, psychologists, and speech language pathologists.

Tuesday Tea Hosted by the California School for the Blind (CSB)
Weekly webinars designed to provide educational team members throughout California a space to connect, share resources, and learn.

Past Presentations

Access Bookshare Content with Dolphin Easy Reader on an iPad
Learn how to enroll your student in an individual Bookshare account, assign books to your student and customize the accessibility settings in the app to suit your child's needs.

BrailleNote Touch Parent Workshops
The Outreach team at California School for the Blind is hosting a workshop on the basics of the Braille Note Touch.

BrailleSense Polaris Notetaker Training
In collaboration with HIMS, this presentation introduces the Polaris to teachers and those who are considering the Polaris for students.

California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CTEBVI), Inc. External link opens in new window or tab.
The CTEBVI is a unique organization of: Transcribers, Educators, Parents, Librarians, Paraprofessionals, Exhibitors and Students and many other advocates for the special needs of individuals living with blindness and visual impairment.

Converting Documents for Accessible Math Webinar
This webinar that covers several tools used to convert inaccessible documents, like PDF's, into accessible formats with a focus on math.

CTEBVI Youth Institute
Workshop to learn about what the conference has to offer while having fun with your blind and low vision peers.

Functional Vision Learning Media Assessment [Expanded Core Curriculum] (VLM(t)A [ECC]): Comprehensive Evaluation Reports for Blind and Low Vision Students
A webinar on how to consider students' functional vision, learning media, technology, and expanded core curriculum needs together in an integrated approach to assessment and report writing.

Psychoeducational Evaluations of Students with Visual Impairments External link opens in new window or tab. (YouTube)
Get insights on how school psychologists, and Teachers for the Visually Impaired (TVI's) conduct evaluations of students with visual impairments.

Student BrailleSense Polaris Training
In collaboration with HIMS, students will be introduced to the features and functionality that the Polaris has to offer with a specific focus on use in a classroom and in distance education.

Virtual Parent/Family Workshop
This workshop will provide family members with strategies for setting up low-tech organization systems and implementing them.

Voice Over Basics & Gestures with Apple
Learn VoiceOver tips and tricks (beyond swiping and tapping).

White Cane Day - Tech with Apple
California School for the Blind in collaboration with Apple celebrates White Cane Day with presentations for TVI's, students, and parents.

Zoom with JAWS Parent Workshop
The workshop will cover basics of Zoom and JAWS for parents of children who are blind or visually impaired.

25th Annual Lowenfeld-Akeson Early Years Symposium
The annual symposium will share updates in pediatric ophthalmology and research on cerebral visual impairment (CVI).