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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September 10, 2013; October 1, 2013; November 13, 2013

This is a three-part webinar series.  Part 1 addresses eye conditions, including their prevalance, causes, considerations, and appropriate accommodations.  Part 2 includes a discussion of how eye conditions affect reading, legal and ethical concerns, conducting learning media assessments, and serving dual media students.  Part 3 provides an overview of progressive eye conditions, ethical and psychological consideratoins, and resources.

Eye Conditions and the Implications for Learning

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