Tag Archives: Classes

Living Well With a Disability

The Whole Person is offering a twelve-week health promotion & wellness workshop for people with disabilities or chronic illnesses.  Click the following link for their .pdf brochure:  LWWD MAR_2016 edited Advertisements

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KSSB Summer Programs

This year was Peanut’s very first year at the Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) summer school.  It was a three week program that ended this past Friday with a musical extravaganza, and I cannot recommend it enough.  Peanut … Continue reading

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Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium, “Disability Rights in the 21st Century: Creative Solutions for Achieving the Right to Live in the World

From the April 2014 Imagineering Our Future : The seventh annual Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium, “Disability Rights in the 21st Century: Creative Solutions for Achieving the Right to Live in the World,” will take place at the Jernigan Institute on … Continue reading

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Unified English Braille Workshop – Louisiana

From the mailbag: Save the Date: What:                    Unified English Braille Workshop When:                  Friday, May 16, 2014, at 1:00 p.m.­5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Where:                  The Louisiana Center for the Blind, 101 South … Continue reading

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New Hadley Course: Braille and Your Baby or Toddler

Hadley’s newest course, Braille and Your Baby or Toddler, is now open to Family Education and Professional students. With guidance from parents and other important adults, infants and toddlers can gain the skills they need to become successful braille readers … Continue reading

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KSSB Parent Weekend

2013 KSSB PARENT AND FAMILY RESOURCE WEEKEND November 22-23, 2013 Updated Schedule Friday, November 22   4:30-5:30 pm          Registration in the KSSB Dining Hall 5:00-6:00 pm          Meal for children and adults in Dining Hall 6:15-6:30 pm          Families Together—What It’s All … Continue reading

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Family Employment Awareness Training

Families Together and Kansas Secondary Connections are offering a two-day training conference in Topeka on October 18-19 of this year. The conference itself is free, but you do have to reserve your spot with a $20 deposit per day ($40 … Continue reading

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Summer Programs in Maryland

Summer is almost here! Blind\low vision high school and middle school students need something to do! Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) is administering two residential programs for blind\low vision youth in the summer of 2013: Work to Independence … Continue reading

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Families Together’s Learn the Steps to Transition Youth to Adulthood Conference

As you’ve probably guessed, I’m cleaning out my email today.  The information below comes from Families Together: Learn the Steps to Transition Youth to Adulthood Friday, May 3rd 2013 8:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m KU Edwards Campus 12600 Quivira Road … Continue reading

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Institute for Special Education Advocacy

From the latest Wrightslaw email: The William & Mary Law Institute of Special Education Advocacy is presenting a five-day training program in special education advocacy. 25  sessions on applicable laws, ethics, best practices in advocacy, strategies in working with parents and … Continue reading

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