March 24, 2022

This webinar shared strategies and resources for writing SMART goals for students with visual impairments. The connection of IEP goals to quality assessments and data collection was also discussed.

IEP Goals and Objectives

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January 31, 2022

This webinar will address the role of the teacher of students with visual impairments with regards to administering the FSAA. This will include information about accommodations, braille codes, object exchange materials and procedures specific to the braille versions of the FSAA.

Spring 2022 Florida Standards Alternate Assessment Update

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January 13, 2022

During this webinar, Kathy Kremplewski provides an in-depth discussion of changes, preparing your students and what materials you need when testing begins. If you are administering the FSA, especially the braille versions, attend this webinar (or watch the recording)!

Spring 2022 Florida Standards Assessment Update

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January 6, 2022

This webinar provides a high-level overview of the required assessments for initial eligibility and reevaluation of students with visual impairments: Functional Vision Learning Media Assessment, Expanded Core Curriculum, and Orientation and Mobility screening.

Overview of Essential Assessments for Students with Visual Impairments

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September 23, 2021

This webinar includes a review of FIMC-VI created flowcharts related to determining initial eligibility of students with visual impairments and the reevaluation process for this population, as well as related state rules and statutes. The presenter also addresses obtaining eye medical reports and dismissal procedures. 

Initial Eligibility and Reevaluations

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November 5, 2020

Join Cheri Hart, Statewide Educational Specialist for the Visually Impaired and Alicia Wolfe, TVI and assessment specialist from Hillsborough County Public Schools Visually Impaired Program to learn innovative virtual assessment techniques that have been successfully implemented in practice. Training will also include suggested methods and tools to use for remote assessments in the areas of Functional Vision, Learning Media and the Expanded Core Curriculum.

Virtual Water Cooler - Virtual Assessments

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September 18, 2019

Join Kathy Kremplewski as she dives into the formats of the braille versions of the FSA. This workshop will provide a brief overview of the Florida Standardized Statewide Assessment testing system and its components. Then, as permissible by the Florida Department of Education, it will delve into the specific braille formatting of the various item types.

Braille Formatting of the Florida Standardized Assessments

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May 12, 2015; May 28, 2015

These two sessions discuss using data from assessments of functional vision and learning media to determine the type, time and intensity of services for students with visual impairments. Discussion includes various tools to help teachers of the visually impaired develop a quality IEP and provide appropriate instruction. 

Please note, this webinar was recorded prior to the 2017 revision of the Florida Department of Education State Board Rule – Exceptional Student Education Eligibility for Students with Visual Impairments (6A-6.03014).  Click here for the current State Board Rule.

Determining Type, Time and Intensity of Services

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