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2nd Annual Kansas School for the Blind Vision Symposium: Tools for the Educator's Toolbox


November 08, 2019 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

 

2nd Annual Kansas School for the Blind Vision Symposium:
Tools for the Educator's Toolbox
November 8, 2019 Hilton Garden Inn, Salina, KS


7:30-8:30 Registration and Networking Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:40 Welcome and Introductions
8:40-9:30 Kennote Speaker: Mrs. Jane Groff, Kansas Parent Information Resource Center

9:45-11:00 Concurrent Sessions:
1A: Importance of Learning Media Assessment (LMA) for Students with Visual Impairment (Dr. Mackenzie Savaiano)
1B: Finding Wheels: Supporting Teens to Build Skills as Nondrivers (Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum)

11:00-11:45 Lunch provided FREE / BREAK

11:45-1:00 Concurrent Sessions:
2A - CVI Phase III Assessment (Dr. Sandra Newcomb)
2B- Making Instruction Meaningful for Students with Low Vision (Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum)

1:00-1:10 BREAK

1:10-2:25  Concurrent Sessions: 
3A-  Braille Teaching Strategies (Dr. Mackenzie Savaiano)
3B-  CVI Phase III Strategies for Instruction (Dr. Sandra Newcomb)

2:25-3:15        Co-Creation Coffee Connection
3:15-3:30       Closing Remarks/Drawing/Sign out

 

Sponsorship of presenters/workshops by KSSB does not imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, product or procedure. The educational material and techniques presented at this meeting reflect the views of the presenters and have been made available by KSSB “as is” for educational and informational purposes only and not as professional advice for specific cases or circumstances. The material and techniques discussed in these presentations reflect the best practices at the time of their development and should be used with the clear understanding that continued new knowledge or recommendations could emerge.

There is a block of rooms reserved until October 1, 2019 at a conference rate of $109 at the Hilton Garden Inn.  Reservations can be made by logging on to the website at Hilton.com/SLNTC and entering the block code of  * KSB  or by calling the hotel at 785-309-0440 and asking for the group rate by name. 

 

Learning Objectives

Dr. Sandra Newcomb, Assistant Research Professor: University of Maryland - College Park

  • CVI Phase III Assessment
  • CVI Phase III Strategies for Instruction

Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum, Research Professor: University of Arizona

  • Finding Wheels: Supporting Teens to Build Skills as Nondrivers
  • Making Instruction Meaningful for Students with Low Vision

Dr. Mackenzie Savaiano, Assistant Professor of Practice: University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Importance of Learning Media Assessment (LMA) for all Students with Visual Impairment
  • Braille Teaching Strategies

 

 

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Details

Time November 08, 2019 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Check In at 8:00 a.m.
There is no charge for this training. Breakfast & Lunch are included. *Hotel accommodations should be made on your own.
Format Meet In Person
7.0 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider Kansas Instructional Resource Center for the Visually Impaired
Contact Pam Arbeiter
parbeiter@kssdb.org
913-424-3324
Trainer Dr. Sandra Newcomb, Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum, Dr. Mackenzie Savaiano
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Location

Venue Hilton Garden Inn
3320 S. 9th St., Salina, KS 67401 785-309-0440
Booking Link: http://group.hiltongardeninn.com/KSSchoolfortheBlind