Archive of Short Courses



Cerebral Visual Impairment Online package (6 month duration)

Online Package

2, 14, 28 Sept 2021

APH Series on Tactile Graphics


Mon, 4th Oct 2021

Introduction to HearGlueEar


Tues, 5th Oct 2021

Questions About CVI? – Ask the Panel


Tues, 9th Nov 2021

Introduction to BrailleSense 6

Webinar with Sight & Sound Technology

Monday, 15th Nov 2021

Emerging Braille Literacy

Showcase with APH

Tues, 2nd & 23rd Nov 2021

Webinar series: CHARGE Syndrome: Part 1 and 2


Wed, 24th Nov 2021

The Journal Club 'Deaf children and young people'

Online reading group

Tues, 7th Dec 2021

Intensive Interaction


Wed, 8th Dec 2021

Auditory Processing Disorder with BATOD

Twilight Webinar

Thurs, 9th Dec 2021

Developing Tactile Literacy Skills

Showcase with APH

Tues, 18th Jan 2022

Blast Braille with BrailleBlaster

Showcase with APH

Thurs, 20th Jan 2022

On-body Signing


Wed, 2nd Feb 2022

cCMV and Deaf Children


Mon, 7th Feb 2022

Introduction to DCAL Portal


Tues, 8th Feb 2022

An Introduction to EquatIO


Thu, 9th Feb 2022

Introduction to SmiLE Therapy


Thu, 17th Feb 2022

Web-Based BSL-Vocabulary Test

Twilight Webinar

Tue, 22nd Feb 2022

Develop Understanding in STEM Education

with the Build a Cell and the DNA-RNA Kits from APH


Thu, 24th Feb 2022

Using Dynamic Assessment with Deaf Children

Twilight Webinar

Wed, 9th Mar 2022

Research Journal Club

Reading group

Wed, 27th Apr 2022

Practice Maths with APH Apps, Games, Manipulatives

Showcase with APH

24th/25th May 2022

Day 1 smiLE Therapy Training


Thurs, 26th May 2022

More Questions About CVI? - Ask the Panel


Wed, 15th Jun 2022

The Journal Club 'Deaf children and young people'

Reading Group



Cerebral Visual Impairment Online package (6 month duration)

Online Package

Wednesday, 9th Sept 2020

Ask an Audiologist

Webinar 3

Tuesday, 17th November 2020 - Postponed

Working with Clinical & Educational Psychologists

Webinar 4

Tuesday, 8th December 2020

10 Takeaway Messages about Cerebral Visual Impairment

Webinar 5

Tuesday, 12th January 2021

New Year, New Versions, New Features

Webinar 6

Thursday, 21st January 2021

Anxiety in the Classroom (Place2Be)

Webinar 7

Tuesday, 26th January 2021

Maternal opiate use and its effect on children's vision

Webinar 8

Tuesday, 24th February 2021

Introducing Look UK's Mentor Scheme

Webinar 11

Thursday, 4th March 2021

Teacher Self Care: A Necessity not a Luxury (Place2Be)

Webinar 13

Tuesday, 16th Mar 2021

Success from the Start

Webinar 15

Tuesday, 23rd Mar 2021

Cochlear Implants/Listening Fatigue

Webinar 16

Tuesday, 27th Apr 2021

Update on the READY Study

Webinar 17

Thursday, 29th Apr 2021

Empowering Young Children through Active Learning

Webinar 18

Tuesday, 11th May 2021

Introduction to the Desmos Graphing Calculator

Webinar 20

Tuesday, 22nd Jun 2021

The Journal Club ‘Deaf children and young people’

Reading group

2019-20 Webinars

As a result of UK Lockdown from April 2020 the SSC delivered a series of weekly webinars.

  1. Supporting Learners with VI and their Families During Lockdown: Tuesday, 28th April 2020 - This networking event explored the extraordinary circumstances teachers and pupils find themselves in while schools are closed for an extended period. Teachers of children with Visual Impairments had an opportunity to share experiences and ask questions about delivering education and support remotely.
  2. What's the Complexity? Matt Tietjen: Tuesday, 5th May 2020 - Discussion of the video from Ravenscroft Reviews series by Matt Tietjen about complexity and CVI
  3. As Teachers of the Deaf what difficulties are you facing? Wednesday, 6th May 2020 - Discussion of the challenges of supporting children's education in the home and what is working well.
  4. Supporting Children in the Early Years (0-3). What is the role of the (Q)TVI? Tuesday, 12th May 2020 - Discussion of an early years training video hosted by Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI)
  5. Ask an Audiologist with Joe O'Donnell: Wednesday, 13th May 2020 - Joe provided answers to teacher's current concerns regarding audiological equipment and care.
  6. Teaching braille reading and writing: Tuesday 19th May 2020 - Discussion of a Braille training video hosted by Perkins School for the Blind.
  7. Working remotely with pupils in the early years with MariaVittoria Vallareno: Wednesday, 20th May 2020 - MariaVittoria is an AV therapist who works principally via videoconference methods. She discussed the pitfalls of and tips for using online methods to connect with children and their families.
  8. The QTVI as an Agent for Change - do you create accessible documents? Tuesday, 26th May 2020 - Discussion of a training video about inbuilt Microsoft Accessibility features
  9. Transition support from Teachers of the Deaf for pupils during lockdown: Wednesday 27th May 2020
  10. CVI and Autism: Tuesday 2nd June 2020 - Discussion of the video from Ravenscroft Reviews series by Professor Gordon Dutton about CVI and Autism
  11. Notetaking for Deaf Students and Young People with Rachel O'Neill: Thursday, 4th June 2020 - Rachel provided a video lecture and participants asked Rachel questions relating to notetaking, technology and appropriate support options.
  12. Teaching Social Skills to Children with Visual Impairment: Tuesday 9th June 2020 - Discussion of a video on developing social skills by Sharon Sacks hosted by Perkins School for the Blind

2019-20 Courses

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Positive Mental Health in Children & Young People - FULL

SSC, Edinburgh

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Accidental Counsellor


Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Sensory Storytelling with Bag Books

SSC, Edinburgh

Monday, 13 January 2020

An Introduction to On-body Signing

Hazelwood School, Glasgow

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Positive Mental Health in Children & Young People - FULL

SSC, Edinburgh

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Introduction to Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

SSC, Edinburgh

Friday, 28th February 2020

How to create Accessible Documents

SSC, Edinburgh - Postponed

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Tinnitus and Hyperacusis in Children and Young People

Information Session for Teachers of the Deaf

SSC, Edinburgh

Tuesday, 17th March 2020 - Postponed November 2020

Working with Clinical & Educational Psychologists

SSC, Edinburgh

Monday, 27th April 2020 - Postponed

Positive Mental Health in Children & Young People

SSC, Edinburgh