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WAER Second Virtual Collaborative Vision Conference!

May 5 - May 6

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 6, 2022

WAER is excited for the second virtual Collaborative Vision Conference! You can find the registration form here. CVC 2022 will take place on Thursday, May 5th, and Friday, May 6th. 

 We would like to highlight the two wonderful speakers that will be presenting at our conference this year, Steve McAuliff and Jennifer Ottowitz.

 Steve McAuliff ’s presentation, “Veering in Adults with Visual Impairments”, will occur on Thursday, May 5th. This presentation will discuss what causes adults to veer and what can be done to eliminate or reduce this tendency.

Jennifer Ottowitz will have two presentations, both will be held on Friday, May 6th. Jennifer’s first presentation, “Check Your Biases at the Door”, will discuss how personal preferences and biases can impact what and how you teach. This presentation will also discuss strategies to ensure you’re giving your students/clients a balanced approach with a wide range of options to best meet their needs. If you are looking for ways to increase your students’ braille reading speed and proficiency then Jennifer’s second presentation, “Level Up: Tips for Increasing Braille Reading Speed and Proficiency”, should be on your list of presentations to attend at CVC 2022.

You can find the official program for CVC 2022 attached to this email, link in the registration form, or at aerwisconsin.org.

Pricing for the conference can be found within the registration form, on our website, or listed below:

  • $90 (WAER Member)
  • $90 (Joining WAER at the time of registration, includes $25 off your WAER membership. You must sign up through us and not on the AER website to get this discount! *For WI residents only)
  • $135 (Non-Member)
  • $100 (Non-AER Member CVC Presenter)
  • $75 (Student)

There will be a virtual silent auction again this year to benefit the WAER scholarship fund. The newest item that is being offered at the auction is a pair of club-level Milwaukee Brewers Baseball tickets, a $90 value.

You do not have to attend the conference to participate in the silent auction. For more information and details on the silent auction, please follow the Facebook page and website to get the most up-to-date details on how to participate.

If you do not want to partake in the silent auction but would like to support the scholarship fund, you can do so on your registration or by clicking on the link at the end of this email. If you would like to donate a basket or item for the silent auction, please contact Jessie Grober via jegrober@gbaps.org.

Do you know a Wisconsin AER member deserving of recognition? If so, please consider nominating them for one of our awards.

If you are not currently a WAER member but are interested in becoming one please visit AER’s Membership Page.