The majority of APH ConnectCenter webinars also provide Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP) credit. Credit is only available for the live presentation at this time. To collect ACRVEP credit, please listen for the opening and closing codes during the live session and submit these on the ACVREP Certificate Request form linked from our Education Training page. Following submission, a certificate will be emailed to you within a week.

Title of the Event:   The National Transition Conversation 2021: Mentoring Initiatives, Programs, and Policies

Date:  Tuesday – Wednesday, October 5 & 6, 2021

Time (Eastern):  Tuesday 10:00am – 2:00pm Eastern and Wednesday 10:00am – 12:30pm Eastern

 Duration:   6.5 hours total 

Description:  The APH ConnectCenter’s 2021 National Transition Conversation is bringing together experts and practitioners in disability, and blindness, and visual impairment, and mentoring for an exciting and informative two-day exploration of the background, innovations, and program implications of peer mentoring as a transition support for youth and students with visual impairments.  Drawing on national disability communities’ experiences with inclusive peer mentor programs, the National Transition Conversation seeks to bring innovative strategies and effective practices to the field of Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) and blindness rehabilitation.

Register HERE.

ParentConnect: A Family Support Group. First Wednesday of Every. 7:30-8:30 PM ET." Family Connect Logo. Image of parents witting at a table with a young child in a wheelchair.

Title of the Event:  ParentConnect: a family support group offered in partnership with The Chicago Lighthouse’s Virtual Parent Support Group. (Ongoing)

Date: First Wednesday of each month starting August 4, 2021 

Time (Eastern): 7:30pm – 8:30pm Eastern 

Duration:  60 minutes 

Description:  APH FamilyConnect and The Chicago Lighthouse are pleased to offer this virtual support group for parents and families of children who are blind or visually impaired. These monthly sessions are for families to connect with and learn from each other about the joys, challenges, and adventures of raising children with visual impairments and blindness.  These sessions are open to families. ACVREP or professional development credits will not be available

Register HERE.

Connect Center Webinar Archives

Missed a chance to attend one of our webinars or just looking for more resources? Many of past CareerConnect, FamilyConnect and VisionAware webinars are available on our ConnectCenter YouTube playlist.