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    Session Descriptions

    Day 1

    Education O&M Rehabilitation Deaf-blind Day 1


    Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 March 12

    7:30 - 9:00 Breakfast & Registration

    Session 1 Karen Blankenship Kevin Hughes Mary Lee Turner Ellie Carlson &

    Keith McGregor “Effective Humanware Low Tech Solutions:

    Instructional GPS Trekker What Do I Do with “Woof in Sign

    Practices for the this STUFF” Language!”

    Expanded Core

    Curriculum” Leader Dogs for the


    9-11am #101 9-11am #201 9-10:30am #301

    9-noon Session 2 Cindy Holm Carolyn Briggs Richard Turner Session 1 #401 “More Games for Roundtable “The Future is Now: Session 2 #402 Teaching BVI Discussion: High-tech Solutions Students” Techniques and for Reading, Learning

     Problem Solving in and Communicating”

     Today’s O&M


    11-noon #102 11-noon #202 11-noon #302

    12:00 - 12:30 Vendors - Lunch Keynote

    12:30 - 2:00 Jim Gandorf

    “AER: Now and Tomorrow”

    Session 3 Karen Blankenship Erin Rumer & Maureen Maloney David Miller

    Malinda Carlson & Sook Hee “Effective The History and

    Instructional “Is a Guide Dog Care of the Prosthetic “Learning the

    Practices for the Right for Your Eye Fundamentals of

    Expanded Core Client?” Working with Deaf-

    Curriculum” blind Individuals in

     (repeat) O&M”

    2-4pm #103 2-3:30pm #303 2-4:30pm 2-5pm

    Session 3 #203 Session 3 #403 Session 4 Cindy Holm Matt Dowling & Session 4 #204 Session 4 #404 Mary Lu “More Games for

    Teaching BVI Returning Iraq

    Students” Veterans with Post

     (repeat) Traumatic Stress

     Disorder and Vision


    4-5pm #104 3:30-5pm #304

    5:30 - 6:30 No-host bar

    6:30 - 8:00 Banquet with Comedian Patrick Bladorn

    Session Descriptions

    Day 2

    Track 1 Track 2 Day 2

    Friday March 13

    7:30 8:30 Breakfast Breakfast

    Session 1 Thomas Miller Dr. Christy Claussen

     “Update on Low-Vision Clinic”

    “Expanded Core Curriculum 8:30-10:15am

    & and Early Childhood: Who,

    Elke Bruton What, Why and How of

    Service Provision” “Progress on Digital Technology”

    8:30-11:30am #501 10:30-11:30am #601

    11:45-1:00 Lunch & Chapter Meetings/w Lunch & Chapter Meetings/w Jim

    Jim Gandorf Gandorf

    Session 2 Erin Rumer & Dr. Ione Fine

    Malinda Carlson What Happens in the Brain of

    “Is a Guide Dog Right for People who are Blind

    Your Client?


    1-3:30pm #502 1-3pm #602

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