OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: November 16, 2023

OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: November 16, 2023

Weekly brief OIB-TAC.

OIB-TAC November Webinar: Protecting Eyes from Strain and Injury

Join OIB-TAC on Friday, November 17, at 2:00 PM Central for our next webinar titled Protecting Eyes From Strain and Injury!

Did you know eye strain can occur after only two hours at a computer and injuries to eyes can occur at any age? Join us to gain awareness about habits and direct factors that contribute to eye strain and injury in both clients and providers alike on a day-to-day basis. Learn techniques and strategies that can be utilized to adapt to the environment to protect your eyes and optimize visual functioning.

Presenter: Lindsey Angst, MS, OTR/L, CLVT

Click here to register for the webinar!

New Course from OIB-TAC: VoiceOver on the iPhone: Where Do I Start?

OIB-TAC is pleased to announce the launch of a new continuing education course titled VoiceOver on the iPhone: Where Do I Start? This course is directed to professionals teaching VoiceOver accessibility features of the iPhone.

Share your knowledge of VoiceOver by increasing your effectiveness as an instructor with this course. Learn how to assess when the client is appropriate for VoiceOver and develop a plan to know what to teach first. Develop strategies for successful lessons with older adults, who may be learning to perform iPhone gestures for the first time. Motivate your clients towards further mastery of the iPhone by first giving them independence with the top tasks for daily use.

This course is available for 1 hour of ACVREP and NBPCB credit.

Course Instructor: Tim Richard

Click here to learn more and enroll in the course!

New Opportunity from the Accessible Transportation Resource Center

Are you passionate about accessible transportation for all? Join the National Accelerator Network for the Accessibility Transportation Resource Center (ATRC)! Email atrc@acl.hhs.gov to sign up for this new national list. The ATRC is a new center funded by the Administration for Community Living focused on “engaging with older adults, people with disabilities, those who regularly use public transportation services (and those who don’t), along with local, state, and federal partners, to: develop and distribute transportation resources, identify key areas of improvement for accessibility opportunities within the transportation industry and promote inclusive planning throughout the transportation design process.”

Click here to learn more about the ATRC!

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