We invite you to participate in a conversation about remote instruction on Friday, August 7, at 2 pm eastern, 1 pm central, noon mountain, and 11 am pacific on this forum page. As we continue to be limited in how much interaction we can have with our consumers, we want to share ideas about what is working and what is not.
The iCanConnect program was authorized by Congress to provide funding for equipment and training to help individuals of all ages who are deafblind to be able to communicate. This presentation from Friday, June 19, gives an overview of the program, how to refer individuals, case studies of how the program has helped, and more.
Sylvia Perez and Kendra Farrow, both CVRT’s, provided a basic overview of ideas for getting started with remote training with older individuals with visual impairments. The focus was on using a telephone or a video conference platform, such as Zoom, to provide individual and group training.
This webinar on March 20, 2020 provided a brief overview of albinism and descriptions of the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH) programs and services for people with albinism, particularly older adults.
NOAH Fact Sheet