2020 Conference

Conference Sessions

My Heart Is Not Blind: Voices of Older Blind, Michael Nye on August 31, 2020

August 31 - 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm

For the last seven years, Michael has been listening to men and women who are blind and visually impaired. Each photographic portrait is accompanied by an intimate story told by the subject concerning his or her experiences and unique perspective.

Finding and Training Professionals: Connecting to University Personnel Preparation Programs on September 1, 2020

September 1 - 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm

This session featured six of the university programs providing personnel preparation for professionals in the field. Universities briefly explained the programs offered (O&M, VRT, etc.), length of programs, and if long-term training grants are funded by RSA to support students.