We talk about presentations that were conducted at AER's orientation and mobility conference. Information on deafblindness, street crossings and movement in children who are blind.
The certified assistive technology instructional specialist is officially a real thing. We talk about what it means for our field. Additionally, we talk about presentations that where held on day 2 of the AER orientation and mobility conference.
We are live from day one of the AER International Orientation and Mobility Conference. We discuss how to deal accessibility issues
We talk about problems at the airport. Recap the NFB Convention. Several new pieces of technology.
We start by talking about the new seeing AI app that has been released by Microsoft. The American Printing House for the Blind has released a new braille display called the Orbit Reader. We talk more about artificial intelligence and both positivie and negative impacts on society. Finally we discuss several resolutions being put out by both consumer groups.
We put the finishing touches on information about the certified assistive technology instructional specialist. We discuss the differences between traditional orientaion and mobility specialist and NOMC travel trainer.
Today we continue talking about the new certification in assistive technology. We also talk about some of the resolutions that are being proposed by the NFB and what they might mean.
Today we talk more about the new assistive technology specialist certification (CATIS). We talk about the meaning of statistics and how numbers don't lie. We also discuss the first day at the national Federation of the blind convention in Orlando.
Additional discussion on people with disabilities being portrayed in movies and media by actors and actresses who do not have any disabilities.
We talk about Alec Baldwin's new role in the movie blind. Certain disability advocacy groups are bothered by Hollywood having people that do not have disabilities portray those that do. Additionally, we begin a multipart conversation on the use of service dogs.
On today's chat we talk about some of the very serious mistakes that leadership makes in our community. It is imperative that we correct those mistakes by bringing fresh new young talent to the field. Grow your own.
Today we discussed vocational goals for children who are visually impaired. We share ideas on how to improve access for students to professionals who are not only visually impaired or blind, but who believe in the abilities of those who are.
Discussing more information related to socialization of children who are blind or visually impaired. Bullying is a main concern for parents and administrators. Part 1 and Part 2
We continue the conversation on socialization for children who are blind or visually impaired. Bullying is a major concern for kids, parents, teachers and administrators.
We discuss issues that children face in both public school and school for the blind. Additionally, we cover the difficulities in being a parent having to make that choice. Finally, we discuss issues in leadership in rehabilitation.
This chat focuses on the great work that is being done at George Mason University for teachers of the visually impaired. Also, we talk about leadership in the blind and visually impaired community.
On this chat we talk about issues in the system of rehabilitation for people who are blind or have low vision. We discuss issues such as the lack of experience of teachers responsible for teaching braille. The system is broken. We give it some very much needed constructive criticism.
We discuss struggles students face in the early stages of learning to use a white cane.
We discuss ways of including information to children that they do not get with visual observation. Listeners will get a better understanding of how to work with students who are non-visual.
As Amazon Echo related technology advances, we talk about different companies building devices that include the power of Amazon Echo.
As blindness professionals very often work on an interdisciplinary team, we discuss ways of educating those professionals.
For over a decade, people who are blind or visually impaired, have been demanding better quality in their assistive technology training. Finally, there is a solution. We discuss the new certified assistive technology instructional specialist history, process and exam.
This is our first ever Facebook Live chat. We talk a little bit about assistive technology.