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.



4-5pm (EST) Tuesdays on August 16, 23, and 30 and September 6, 13, 2022. Sparkly Story Time Show: Marvin's Italian Adventure  Gwyn McCormack FamilyConnect logo. Photo showing Gwyn with different characters and crafts.
4-5pm (EST) Tuesdays on August 16, 23, and 30 and September 6, 13, 2022. Sparkly Story Time Show: Marvin’s Italian Adventure Gwyn McCormack FamilyConnect logo. Photo showing Gwyn with different characters and crafts.

Title of the Event:  Sparkly Story Time Show: Marvin’s Italian Adventure

Date: Tuesdays on Aug. 16, 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13

Time (Eastern):  4:00pm – 5:00pm Eastern 

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description:
An inclusive, fun, exciting Story Time Show for the whole family to enjoy. Join our kind and helpful friend Marvin as he sets off to Italy on an exciting adventure with his friend Fabulously Fabulous Fabiano the Frog. They meet Windy Weather Wendy, Dec the Decapus, Una Dawn the Unicorn and many more glittery friends along the way. Rainbow spins, songs, craft time, storytime and LOTS OF FUN awaits!

All registrants will have access to the Google Drive link that will have the list of items needed for the Sparkly Story Time craft.
For families registered with their state Deafblind Project, please register by July 27th in order to receive your sponsored package in time for Sparkly Story Time.

Register HERE.


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.


8/15/22 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (ET) At-Home COVID Test Accessibility. Zachary Trammel, Dan Spoone, Alan Lovell. VisionAware logo. Photo of Alan Lovell holding a home covid test box. ACVREP logo.

Title of the Event: At-Home COVD Test Accessibility

Date: Monday, Aug 15, 2022

Time (Eastern):  3:00pm – 4:00pm Eastern 

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description: Learn about advocacy efforts, current at-home COVID test experiences, options and resources and future developments for at-home test accessibility for individuals who are blind or low vision.

 Register HERE.


8/11/22  7:00 PM- 8:30 PM (ET)  College Conversations  Richard Rueda, Paige Hammock, Marie Zaknoun, Payton Polk, Selene Monjaraz. CareerConnect logo. Photo of a college campus. ACVREP logo.
8/11/22 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM (ET) College Conversations Richard Rueda, Paige Hammock, Marie Zaknoun, Payton Polk, Selene Monjaraz. CareerConnect logo. Photo of a college campus. ACVREP logo.

Title of the Event: College Conversations

Date: Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

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

Duration:   90 minutes 

Description: The APH ConnectCenter is pleased to be introducing our College Conversations webinar series. Bringing together a panel of blind and low vision young adults from across the United States who will bring authentic experiences to the discussion, attendees will receive first hand accounts and advice on those initial steps when researching and applying for college. Often few resources are centralized for the blind or low vision high school student searching out their post high school academic studies. Curious about how to apply for University, research financial aid, better understand the services of disabled student services or negotiate housing logistics? College Conversations has the answers!

College Conversations brings the resources and first hand experiences together in this 90 minute forum. Geared towards college curious high school students, their family supports, Teachers of the Visually Impaired and Rehabilitation practitioners, College Conversations will provide the opportunity to listen, learn and actively engage with our panelists. If college is on your mind and you desire a few tips on when and where to start, register today!

 Register HERE.


8/10/22  7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET)  Expanded Core Curriculum - Infused into Physical Activity and Physical Education. Lauren Lieberman.  FamilyConnect logo. Photo of teen pushing another teen in a wheelchair on a track.
8/10/22 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET) Expanded Core Curriculum – Infused into Physical Activity and Physical Education. Lauren Lieberman. FamilyConnect logo. Photo of teen pushing another teen in a wheelchair on a track.

Title of the Event:  Expanded Core Curriculum – Infused into Physical Activity and Physical Education

Date: Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

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

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description: Mastery of the skills in the Expanded Core Curriculum are necessary in order to be independent and successful adults. The components of the ECC are easily infused into physical education, recreation, fitness, and physical activity. This presentation will provide a variety of ways to infuse each component of the ECC into common physical activities.

 Register HERE.


7/13/22  7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET)  Athlete Panel - Self-Advocacy.  Ruth Childs, Melanie Perreault. FamilyConnect logo. Photo of teens sitting at a table with a teacher.
7/13/22 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM (ET) Athlete Panel – Self-Advocacy. Ruth Childs, Melanie Perreault. FamilyConnect logo. Photo of teens sitting at a table with a teacher.

Title of the Event:  Athlete Panel – Self-Advocacy

Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2022

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

Duration:   60 minutes 

Description:
Self-advocacy is a sport and an art. Listen to these teen athletes explain how they overcame barriers to be actively involved in their team/individual sports.

 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.