Webinars

Webinar Sessions

Innovative Solutions for Remote and Virtual Training Webinar on November 30, 2020

March 30 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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.

Talking Books on November 30, 2020

February 21 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Many people who work with older individuals who have some type of print disability – whether that’s blindness, low vision, or a physical disability that makes it difficult to use standard print – are likely to be familiar with the National Library Service (NLS). But they may not be familiar with all of the resources and services that NLS offers beyond talking books.

Guide Dogs on November 30, 2020

December 6 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Most people love puppies- especially guide dogs! Guide dogs are one of the possible mobility aids a person who is visually impaired can use to get around safely and independently. A cane finds obstacles, while a guide dog avoids obstacles. According to several guide dog schools, the average age of individuals seeking dog guides is steadily increasing.

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