Timeframe: 1 hour (without interactive activities), 1.5-2 hours (with interactive activities)
Vision Loss in the School
This presentation is geared towards education professionals including teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, and other professionals and therapists who may interact with a student with vision loss. You will learn about the basics of vision loss, how to avoid learned helplessness, encourage independence in the classroom and navigating school buildings and the community, and what supports a blind student may need to thrive in their school.
Vision Loss in the Workplace
This presentation is geared towards employers and colleagues of those who are blind or visually impaired. You will learn the basics of vision loss and how blind people independently accomplish their jobs in the workplace including activities of daily living, workplace navigation, and using technology.