Visual Impairment Endorsement - Assistive Technology - (Blended: Three Days In-residence Required) SPED Cohort 7 (Course 3) (END19001)

Credits: 5 / Tuition: $400 / Non Middle Ga RESA Fee: $400.00 / No Show Fee: $0.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 25 / Current Applicants: 7
Instructor: Christina Davis
Date: 9/3/2018 thru 9/28/2018 Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: - Online class, (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 9/1/2018

Course Description
Course 3: Assistive Technology (Blended: Three Days In-residence, Two days Online)engages candidates in learning to use and teach students with visual impairments how to use assistive technology in all aspects of their lives.  The ability to generalize the use of the assistive technologies should have an impact on career education, compensatory skills (braille), recreation and leisure, social skills (via social media), and independent living skills.

Required Text:

Presley, I., & D'Andrea, F.M. (2008).  Assistive technology for students who are blind or visually impaired: A guide to assessment.  New York: AFB Press.

Class Notes

Please plan to attend the following dates in-residence at 

the Georgia Academy for the Blind:

  • September 8-9, 2018 (Sat, Sun)

                - AND -

  • September 22-23, 2018 (Sat, Sun)


Georgia Academy for the Blind

2895 Vineville Avenue

Macon, GA  31204 


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Registration Policy:

Registration for courses must be received online prior to the registration deadline. Space is limited and is based on first come, first serve basis. Your registration status will remain pending until we receive the registration fee and approval from your system Professional Learning Coordinator. The registration fee must be submitted immediately. We currently accept credit cards (except American Express), cash, checks, or money orders.  If mailing your fee, please make payable to Middle Georgia RESA and send to:   

Middle Georgia RESA
Attn: Christina Pearson
80 Cohen Walker Drive, B-228
Warner Robins, GA  31088

For Substitute Teacher Training, we only accept cash or debit/credit cards (except American Express).

Registration Fees are posted for each course.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation for any course must be received prior to the registration deadline. Registration fees are refundable only if cancellation is received by the registration deadline. Any cancellations received after the deadline will not be accepted and fees will not be returned. If cancellation is not made and registrant does not attend the course, the status will be "No Show" and payment will still be required.