The “Ruff” Life Academy–Harness Your PAW-tential-Ages 14-17

Are you blind or visually impaired, between the ages of 14 & 24, and interested in exploring the option of using a guide dog for mobility? Come and be a part of our Ruff Life Academy! During this five-day workshop, we will explore how to interact and communicate with dogs, and how they communicate with...

Free

CTEBVI 2021 Tipping Point Virtual Conference

The 61st annual CTEBVI conference will be held online, April 15-17, 2021. Our conference brings blind and visually impaired students and their families together with the professionals who meet their educational and rehabilitation needs. The event features 80 professional workshops, Youth and Parent Institutes for students and families, and a Virtual Exhibit Hall to showcase...

Free

California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CTEBVI) Conference

Online

The California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CTEBVI) invites you to Save the dates for our 65th Conference; TIPPING POINT  A VIRTUAL Gathering, April 15-17, 2021 Registration will begin soon, and there is no charge for full access to all conference events, 80 workshops and the exhibit hall. All times posted are Pacific...

Tips and Tricks Around the House

Online

We’ve all come to vision loss in different ways and times in our lives. Here’s an opportunity to ask those, “How do you do this?” questions and share tried and true techniques with one another. Join Elizabeth for this open chat. Disclaimer: The purpose of this group is for peer support only. It is not...

Resistance Training 101

Online

It’s time for an upper body workout using resistance bands. Hand weights, Soup cans, or other household items can be substituted. These exercises can be done sitting or standing. Let’s all get moving with Leslie Spoone, Certified Aerobic Instructor and Personal Trainer.   Reoccurring every Thursday.

Fit & Fabulous Series: Pilates and Functional movement with Laura

Online

Laura Campelia is a Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor and a Certified Functional Movement Screening Practitioner. One of Laura’s favorite sayings is, “How well you move is just as important as how much you move.” As a lead Pilates instructor, she uses the practice of Pilates to help you understand the “how” and “why” of movement so you...

Job Accommodation Network (JAN): Your Resource in Challenging Environments

Online

DJ Hendricks, EdD, is the Director of the Center for Disability Inclusion at West Virginia University. Dr. Hendricks began her work at West Virginia University in 1979 and has worked on the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) project since its inception in 1983.         During times of economic stress, leveraging all available resources is vital. JAN...

Helping Clients Connect with Crafts

Individuals who are blind or vision impaired can successfully do many different types of crafts. Join us to learn about common adaptations that are used for adapting a variety of crafts. Our panelists represent the NFB Krafters Division, ACB Crafters, Mitzy Kits, and Hadley. Each of them will share about their programs and products.

Free

Braille Study Group (ongoing)

Online

Our Braille study group meets every Saturday at 11:30 AM Eastern, and is led by staff and volunteers at NYPL's Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library. We are open to anyone: whether you are a Braille beginner or fully fluent, blind or sighted, you are welcome to attend. We know that studying Braille at...

Apps We Like and How to Use Them:

Online

Let’s take a deeper dive into both phone and computer apps we are using. We will have longer demonstrations of apps from There's an App for that, and any other apps we find useful are fair game. While different apps may be brought by the facilitator, we invite attendees to come with their favorite apps...

Easy Chair Yoga

Online

All you need is a chair, some comfortable clothes, and no shoes and together we can enjoy a relaxing and stress-free hour in the comfort of our own homes. Hosted by Leslie Spoone, Certified Aerobic Instructor and Personal Trainer.

The “Ruff” Life Academy-Harness Your PAW-tential Ages Young adults ages 18-24

Are you blind or visually impaired, between the ages of 14 & 24, and interested in exploring the option of using a guide dog for mobility? Come and be a part of our Ruff Life Academy! During this five-day workshop, we will explore how to interact and communicate with dogs, and how they communicate with...

Free