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for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

Free Webinar Hosted by the Blindness and Visual Impairment SIG

Posted by: American Foundation for the Blind

Dates: 5/4/2017 - 5/5/2017

Free Webinar for AHEAD Members!
Hosted by the Blindness and Visual Impairment SIG
May 4, 2017, 2-3 p.m. EST

Pursuing Equity: An Overview of Support and Resources for Blind Students

Presented by:
Billy Parker (National Industries for the Blind)
Jewls Harris (Portland State University)
Michele Bromley, (Portland State University)

This webinar will provide an overview of supports, services, and resources DS offices can provide to increase equity and access for students who are blind and low vision. Topics will include: (1) Approaches using an equity lens, (2) In-class supports, (3) Accessible materials and online access, and (4) Resources for transition and employment. Each of these topics will be covered in greater depth in a series of webinars next academic year.

Optional phone line for audio
(888) 645-4404 (U.S. & Canada)
(862) 255-5395 (International)

Technical information on connecting to Adobe Connect:

Real-time captioning included; Recording will be available on SIG webpage.

For more information, contact Carol Funckes (

Age Groups

All ages (birth to 26)
Parents of children with visual impairments

Interest Categories

Assistive technology/helpful products

Contact: Carol Funckes


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