Events

Barbara Miles with a dad during a workshop at TSBVI.
Barbara Miles with a dad during a workshop at TSBVI.

Below are a list of events and training activities sponsored or co-sponsored by the Texas Deafblind Project and events sponsored by others that focus on deafblind issues. Registration forTSBVI events is through TSBVI  ESC Works online registration. Links are provided for all events for registration or more information . 

Many of these events provide continuing education units (CEU) through ACVREP and the Texas State Board of Education Certification (SBEC). This amount of CEUs will be indicated on the registration site if credits are being offered.

5/10/2021 3:00 PM Monday Central Time

TSBVI Coffee Hour: Collaborative Evaluations

Host(s): Marnee Loftin

Evaluation of the student with VI or deafblindness requires a collaborative approach between professionals. This session describes specific information that both evaluation staff and the TVI bring to this process. Published resources supporting this evaluation process for these students will also be discussed.

 Enroll now. (Enrollment ends 30 minutes before the beginning of the session.)

5/13/2021 11:00 AM (2 Hours) Thursday Central Time

TSBVI Coffee Hour: Early Intervention Face to Face and Virtual (EI experiences from NM and Utah)

Host(s): WREIC- Karen Borg and Julie Maner

This presentation will highlight how PIPBVI & NMSBVI are providing EI services to children who are B/VI during the pandemic

Enroll now. (Enrollment ends 30 minutes before the beginning of the session.)

5/17/2021 3:00 PM Monday Central Time

TSBVI Coffee Hour: Genetic Testing and Emerging Gene Therapies for People with Inherited Retinal Diseases with Foundation Fighting Blindness

Host(s): Foundation Fighting Blindness presenters – Ben Shaberman, Michelle Glaze

The Foundation Fighting Blindness will discuss what to expect from genetic testing, its potential benefits, and the process for using its no-cost genetic testing program. The discussion will include an overview of gene and genetic therapies and time for Q&A.

Enroll now. (Enrollment ends 30 minutes before the beginning of the session.)

5/20/2021 Thursday 12:00 PM Central Time

TSBVI Coffee Hour: Christine Roman CVI Q&A

Host(s): Christine Roman

Open forum Q&A. Ask any questions or initiate a short discussion about topics related to CVI and literacy, O&M, CVI Range procedures, current research projects or….whatever has been on your mind regarding CVI.

Enroll now. (Enrollment ends 30 minutes before the beginning of the session.)

5/24/2021 Monday 3:00 PM Central Time

TSBVI Coffee Hour: OT Review of Sensory Processing

Host(s): Lisa Ricketts

Join Lisa as she reviews the terms Sensory Processing, Sensory Efficiency Skills, and Sensory Integration. She will discuss the what and where of the vision system, sense of smell, limbic system, touch sensation, vestibular function and proprioception.

Enroll now. (Enrollment ends 30 minutes before the beginning of the session.)

5/27/2021 12:00 PM Thursday Central Time

TSBVI Coffee Hour: Literacy Considerations for Individuals with CVI

Host(s): Judy Endicott

Literacy Considerations for Individuals with CVI is based on the work of Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy and will focus on what needs to be considered when planning literacy experiences and customizing existing literacy programs for individuals in Phase II and Phase III (Roman-Lantzy, 2018), and are ready for instruction with print symbols. Judy Endicott, educator and grandparent of a 12 year old with CVI, shares her experiences and some important research-based best practices for developing literacy.

Enroll now. (Enrollment ends 30 minutes before the beginning of the session.)

July 16-19, 2021

15th International CHARGE Conference

Our next conference will be taking place July 16-19, 2021 at the beautiful JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. More conference information will be available in the future.  Please stay tuned for more details, as they are made available.

MORE INFORMATION HERE!

May 12-14, 2022

1st Deafblind International African Conference

Announcement Flyer DbI – SAVE THE DATE Flyer Africa Conference

August 12-16, 2019

17th Deafblind International World Conference

Logo reads Sharing the Knowledge to ACT - Accessibility, Communication, Technology -
Logo reads Sharing the Knowledge to ACT – Accessibility, Communication, Technology – “Now is Your Time to ACT”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit the Conference website.