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The WTU Teachers' Center Professional Development Program for Educators

Implications of Educating Low-Vision Students

Instructor: Dr. John Taylor
Dates/Time:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 3, 5, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, November 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 28, 30, 2017, 4 pm - 7 pm
Location: WTU Teacher Center, 1239 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE

DCPS IMPACT Alignment: Essential Practice 1-5
Earn: 45 Professional Learning Units (PLUs)/3 Recertification Hours in Content Knowledge

This course is designed to acquaint participants with the degrees of visual loss, and the kinds of technology that should be utilized in working with the blind and visually impaired. Course participants will be prepared to work with the targeted student group so that they will be able to compete with others. Participants will also become familiar with the anatomy and physiology of the eye. It will explore causes and types of visual dysfunction leading to eye diseases and disorders. The course will offer field experiences for participants to learn, first hand, what services are available for the low-vision and blind student.

Tuition:
   $150 (Full Dues)
   $300 (Non-Members)

This course also offers graduate credit from Trinity University for an additional $375. Click here to complete the required Trinity University registration form.


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