Supporting Students with Blindness and Visual Impairments During PASA DLM

Schoology Online Course

Session Dates

Monday January 03, 2022 - 12:01 AM - Schoology Online Course
Monday March 21, 2022 - 12:01 AM - Schoology Online Course

This training is offered by the PA Alternate Assessment Team and will address the unique challenges of students with BVI in the alternate assessment, provide an overview of the Personal Needs and Preferences Profile, distinguish between accommodations available through the online system and accommodations provided by the assessor, and review resources to support IEP Teams in accommodation planning.


At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify Personal Needs and Preferences profile requirements to support students with Visual Impairments
  • Distinguish between computer delivered accommodations and teacher delivered accommodations and critical details to support implementation
  • Identify resources to support test alternate assessment administration for students with Visual Impairments

Target Audience

PASA/DLM Test Administrators, Teachers of students with Blind or other visual impairments, PASA/DLM Test Coordinators Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Lorraine Byer at

Event Info

Event Type:

On-line Courses

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Lorraine Byer

Content Contact:

Ron Logan
800-441-3215 x 7244

Additional Info

The Schoology course will open on January 10, 2022.