OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: September 28, 2023

OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: September 28, 2023

Weekly brief OIB-TAC.

We Need Your Input: 2023 OIB-TAC Satisfaction Survey

OIB-TAC conducts an annual satisfaction survey to gather feedback from those engaging with our resources (including the Weekly Brief), training, and technical assistance activities. Your input is valuable to inform the activities offered by the center in the coming year. We appreciate all responses to this short survey, which should take less than 5 minutes to complete.

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All About Adult Learning Theory: OIB-TAC Webinar on October 20th

Join OIB-TAC on Friday, October 20th, at 2:00 PM Central for our next webinar on the practical application of adult learning theory! Does service delivery feel stuck in predictable patterns? Is it a struggle to convince consumers they need services beyond magnification? This session will explore adult learning principles and suggest ways to incorporate them into assessment, goal setting, and instruction. Whether you are an experienced service provider or someone new to the field, these strategies will build your professional toolkit for working with adults.

Presenter: Kendra Farrow, CVRT

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Shining a Light on Inclusion: Empowering People with Vision Impairment

The American Society on Aging’s Generations Now series just published an article by Jennifer Ottowitz, an Older Blind Specialist with OIB-TAC. Titled Shining a Light on Inclusion: Empowering People with Vision Impairment, Jennifer writes about how inclusion is crucial regardless of the setting, the importance of inclusion within people with visual impairments, and how organizations can play a key role in accessibility.

Click here to read the article!

This Week: Accessible Pharmacy’s Blindness & Mental Health Webinar

Join Accessible Pharmacy on Friday, September 29th at 12:00 PM Eastern for a discussion of mental health in the blind and low vision community. This webinar will have captioning and a live ASL interpreter. If you are unable to attend, you may register to receive the webinar audio and video via email.

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AT3 Center Webinar on Assistive Technology & Accessible Transportation

Join the AT3 Center on Thursday, October 5th, at 2:00 PM Eastern for a webinar on how assistive technology contributes to accessible transportation. Service providers, those who work in public transportation, people with disabilities, older adults, health care providers or plans, local government/planning agencies, caregivers, and anyone wanting to learn more about assistive technology and transportation are invited to attend. Registration is required. The webinar will include time for Q&A and discussion.

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