Webinars

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.



6/22/22  7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET)  Gross Motor Development Instructional Stategies. Pamela Beach, Melanie Perreault. FamilyConnect logo. Photo of child running at track.
6/22/22 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET) Gross Motor Development Instructional Strategies. Pamela Beach, Melanie Perreault. FamilyConnect logo. Photo of child running at track.

Title of the Event:  Gross Motor Development Instructional Strategies

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Time (Eastern):  6:00pm – 7:00pm Eastern 

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description:
Children with visual impairments often miss specific instruction on specific foundational motor skills. Specific skills like running, batting, kicking, and rolling that are the foundation of many blind sports will be reviewed and demonstrated. Books, videos, tip sheets, and web sites will be shared for all attendees.   

 Register HERE.


6/14/22  7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET)  Outdoor Adventure Programming. Laura Lieberman.  Young girl with a white cane walking in the woods.  FamilyConnect logo
6/14/22 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET) Outdoor Adventure Programming. Laura Lieberman. Young girl with a white cane walking in the woods. FamilyConnect logo

Title of the Event:  Outdoor Adventure Programming

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2022

Time (Eastern):  7:00pm – 8:00pm Eastern 

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description:  Outdoor adventure has shown to be very beneficial for youth with visual impairments. Through outdoor adventure programming, students can also acquire all components of the ECC. The programming must be modified to ensure proper skill acquisition, safety, socialization, and communication. Come to this workshop and learn how to include all children 

Register HERE.


6/8/22  7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET)  Gross Motor Development Programming for Young Children with Visual Impairments. Melanie Perreault, Pamela Beach. FamilyConnect logo
6/8/22 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET) Gross Motor Development Programming for Young Children with Visual Impairments. Melanie Perreault, Pamela Beach. FamilyConnect logo

Title of the Event:  Gross Motor Development Programming for Young Children with Visual Impairments

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Time (Eastern):  7:00pm – 8:00pm Eastern 

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description:   Young children with visual impairments must be intentionally taught foundational skills in order to be proficient movers. This session will review specific strategies to help children with visual impairments meet motor milestones.

Register HERE.


6/2/22 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM (ET) Career Conversations. Richard Rueda, Satauna Howery

Title of the Event:  Career Conversations with Satauna Howery

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022

Time (Eastern):  6:00pm – 7:00pm Eastern 

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description:   Join us and meet Satauna Howery, an award-winning American voice actor specializing in corporate and technical narration. Satauna cherishes her roles as “The Voice of Goddess” at the Tampa Airport, a Russian fortune teller teaching teens about budgeting and a Drill Sergeant for the U.S. National Guard. 

Satauna has done quality control and voiced audio description for TV, corporate and government clients, including J.P. Morgan Chase and the National Institute of Health. Her television description credits include Seinfeld, Bill Nye Saves the World (Season 1), How to Build a Girl and many others.  

Blind since birth, Satauna is a passionate supporter of braille and a firm believer in entrepreneurship as a means of self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. 

Join CareerConversations on June 2 as we meet Satauna Howery, and learn how her blindness doesn’t stop her from achieving her entrepreneurial professional goals and ambitions. 

 Register HERE.


5/24/22  11:30 AM- 12:30 PM (ET)  Aging Well with Vision Loss: The Latest on Age-Related Eye Conditions. Dr. Sefy Paulose  VisionAware  Photo of Dr. Sefy Paulose
5/24/22 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM (ET) Aging Well with Vision Loss: The Latest on Age-Related Eye Conditions. Dr. Sefy Paulose VisionAware Photo of Dr. Sefy Paulose

Title of the Event:  Aging Well with Vision Loss: The Latest on Age-Related Eye Conditions

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Time (Eastern):  11:30am – 12:30pm Eastern 

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description:   Dr. Sefy Paulose will present on normal changes in the eye as well as eye conditions related to aging. She will discuss what happens in the eye as a result of these conditions as well as treatment protocols and current research.

 Register HERE.


5/24/22 7:00 PM-8:00 PM (ET)  Infusing Self-Advocacy into Your Programs  Lauren Lieberman, Ruth Childs, FamilyConnect logo. A teacher helping a girl with glasses in the classroom.
5/24/22 7:00 PM-8:00 PM (ET) Infusing Self-Advocacy into Your Programs Lauren Lieberman, Ruth Childs, FamilyConnect logo. A teacher helping a girl with glasses in the classroom.

Title of the Event:  Infusing Self-Advocacy into Your Programs

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Time (Eastern):  7:00pm – 8:00pm Eastern 

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description: The specific steps to self-advocacy and testimonials will be provided along with scripts, resources, and an overview of the self-advocacy playbook.  

 Register HERE.


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