Essential Tools of the Trade


Session Dates

Thursday January 14, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Webinar

These sessions are a deep dive into the resource Essential Tools for the Trade. We will explore how to use this tool to provide guidance and support to TVIs and COMS when making informed and deliberate decisions regarding the Functional Vision Assessment (FVA), Learning Media Assessment (LMA) and Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC). These sessions will focus on identifying instructional priorities and appropriate accommodations and modifications for students with visual impairments.

Target Audience

Teachers of the Visually Impaired, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, families, and Supervisors of Vision Programs

Topics Covered: Visual Impairment/Blind

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:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Debra Sewell

Event Contact:


Lorraine Byer

Content Contact:

Greg Lazur

Additional Info

Please be ready to participate in the session by having a copy of the text Essential Tools of the Trade, which was provided to all participants registered for the first session at the HELIX conference.