From Scared to Prepared: Finding Your Voice (Self-Advocacy)

Tuesday Tea Hosted by CSB Topic: From Scared to Prepared: Finding Your Voice (Self-Advocacy) Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. PST Join a TVI and High School Senior discuss using and accepting accommodations provided to individuals that are visually impaired. Anna-Lisa and Ellie share how to take baby steps to use...

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The Ins and Outs of Sight Loss Later in Life:

Online

If you or someone you care about is losing sight and the days of youth are behind you, come join us as we discuss the unique issues and feelings you may be experiencing. This is your time to talk about your journey and hear from those who have taken it before you and can empathize...

Get Up and Go!

You CAN stay physically active, no matter your level of vision or fitness! Continue to enjoy recreational activities with Hadley's Get Up and Go discussion group. Get Up and Go! meets the 1st Tuesday of every month at 7pm Central Time. For the Zoom information, go to hadley.edu/GetUp to sign up for a free account....

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2021 KAER Professional Development Conference Today, Tomorrow, Together

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Register Here: https://forms.gle/MGS1GEWgxwze9ia47Schedule of Events:9:00 am- Welcome; logistics9:15 am Opening Session (1.50 CEUs)An Update on Evaluation and Treatment for CVI in 2021Dr. Terry Schwartz and Karen Harpster, PhD, OTR/L  The presenters will discuss current methods for screening and assessment of functional vision in children with CVI. Participants will learn the components needed to make a diagnosis of CVI...

Council for Exceptional Children Pre-Convention

Join us for a day of learning from national experts in the field of visual impairments! Session 1: 9:00-12:00 Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum Finding Wheels: A Tool for Youth and Adults in Their 20s to Build Their Skills as Nondrivers or Potential Low Vision Drivers Session 2: 1:00-2:30 Monique Coleman, M.A. Creating Culturally Responsive Approaches...

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What’s Up Wednesday

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Assistive Technology with Bruce McLanahan and Cecilia Robinson Using the APH Mantis Q40 Braille Display with a Windows PC/JAWS, Chromebook/ChromeVox, and with an iPad/VoiceOverUsing the APH Mantis Q40 Braille Display as a notetakerUsing the Desmos Math Tools with a Windows PC/JAWS and Chromebook/ChromeVoxOverview of resources on the WSSB Statewide Technology webpageVisually Impaired Students with significant...

The Road Ahead: Career Readiness for High School Students

The employment rate for individuals with visual impairments is approximately 37% and remains relatively unchanged for decades. The Road Ahead webinar series guides educators to move beyond triaged transition planning with the goal of changing the trajectory for all students. Attend this webinar to better understand what is meant by career readiness skills, shared responsibilities,...

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Secondary Virtual PE

Sessions will focus on fitness for outdoor pursuits in interactive, accessible, adaptable, and age appropriate physical education lessons for middle and high school students.

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Travel Talk

Pack your bags and join Travel Talk to discover tips and tricks, and share your own experience, of traveling with vision loss. Travel Talk meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 4pm Central Time. For the Zoom information, go to hadley.edu/Travel to sign up for a free account. This will save your settings and...

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Virtual PE (Pre-K to Elementary)

Sessions will focus on galloping, skipping, and sliding locomotor skills in interactive, accessible, adaptable, and age appropriate physical education lessons for elementary and preschool students.

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Matthew Whitaker Concert – National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled

Online

This presentation will premiere on YouTube External. The presentation will be available for viewing afterwards at that site and in the Library's Event Videos collection. Where: Whitaker’s concert will be broadcast on the Library of Congress YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/libraryofcongress). An interview with Whitaker will be posted there at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on March 3. For more information, follow NLS on Facebook or...

Open Mic Night

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Come share your talent, music, poetry, stories, etc. with our fun and awesome community! Your performance material can be up to 10 minutes in length! Please keep performances family appropriate with no profanity! Reoccurring every Wednesday. For a full list of weekly calls, vist: https://acb.org/ACB-community-conference-calls