OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: January 11, 2024

OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: January 11, 2024

Weekly brief OIB-TAC.

OIB-TAC January Webinar: Braille and Beyond!

Please join OIB-TAC and Alice O’Reilly, Chief of the Collections Division, National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), for a fun and informative conversation. With so many new and exciting things happening at NLS, it’s a great time to get to know what’s going on at the nation’s free library for people with visual and print disabilities, along with how it might be a great resource for your clients. Alice will give an overview of what NLS has to offer in audio and braille, as well as how to enroll with the NLS cooperating library in your state or territory, and share some book lists to get your clients started!

Date: Friday, January 19th, 2024, at 2:00 PM Central

Click here to register for the webinar!

Featured Continuing Education Course on Intake and Assessment

OIB-TAC is pleased to share a continuing education course titled Intake & Assessment: Setting the Stage for Success! This course will review effective communication strategies for building rapport and gathering information needed to begin case planning and services.

This course is available for 1.25 hours of CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.

Course Instructor: Nancy Parkin-Bashizi, M.A., COMS, CVRT

Click here to learn more and enroll in the course!

Resource: Federal Programs for Internet and Tablet Access

The Affordable Connectivity Program and Lifeline Assistance Program are federal resources to increase internet and digital access. Some eligible individuals may qualify for a tablet as well. These resources may be beneficial referrals for consumers in need of assistance with these expenses.

Click here to read more on iLounge!

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