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.




6-7:00pm (EST) Thursday, December 15 Career Conversations with Joe Strechay
6-7:00pm (EST) Thursday, December 15 Career Conversations with Joe Strechay

Title of the Event: Career Conversations

Date: Thursday, Dec 15

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

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description: Join us and meet Joe Strechay, a blind Film and Television Producer. No stranger to CareerConnect, Joe is back with us sharing his breakthrough into Television and film. Listen in and hear how as a blind professional, Joe works directly on set with actors and actresses who themselves are blind. From television and film sets both domestic and international, we will spend the hour engaging in this fascinating career. 

Register here for Career Conversations with Joe Strechay.


7-8:30pm (EST) Wednesdays on August 31, and September 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 30, Dec. 28 2022.  Ask the Advocate. Karen Mayer Cunningham  FamilyConnect logo. Headshot of Karen Mayer Cunningham.
7-8:30pm (EST) Wednesdays on August 31, and September 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 30, Dec. 28 2022. Ask the Advocate. Karen Mayer Cunningham FamilyConnect logo. Headshot of Karen Mayer Cunningham.

Title of the Event:  Ask the Advocate

Date: Wednesdays on August 31, and September 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 30, Dec. 28 2022.

Time (Eastern):  7:00pm – 8:30pm Eastern 

Duration:   90 minutes 

Description: Answering questions families have to better understand the processes, procedures and parent rights in a 504/IEP. When parents are better informed they will be better equipped to navigate and negotiate successful student outcomes. 

Register here for Ask the Advocate with Karen Mayer Cunningham.


8/17, 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM (ET)  Navigating and Negotiating Successful IEP and 504     Outcomes. Karen Mayer Cunningham. FamilyConnect logo. Photo of Karen Mayer Cunningham
8/17, 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM (ET) Navigating and Negotiating Successful IEP and 504 Outcomes. Karen Mayer Cunningham. FamilyConnect logo. Photo of Karen Mayer Cunningham

Title of the Event:  Navigating and Negotiating Successful IEP and 504 Outcomes

Date: Third Wednesday of the month starting Aug 17 and ends December 21.

Description: In this a 5-part webinar we will share how to navigate the process of getting your child the appropriate support at school. This will cover the evaluation, present levels, annual IEP goals, accommodations and supplements, and the service delivery model.TimeAug 17, 2022 07:00 PM
Sep 21, 2022 07:00 PM
Oct 19, 2022 07:00 PM
Nov 16, 2022 07:00 PM
Dec 21, 2022 07:00 PM

Time (Eastern):  7:00pm – 8:30pm Eastern 

Duration:   90 minutes 

Register here for Navigating and Negotiating Successful IEP and 504 Outcomes .



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 for FamilyConnect: A Parent Support Group.


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.