[nabs-l] High school outreach

rachel Jacobs oceanrls at hotmail.com
Wed May 13 13:08:32 UTC 2009

I think that is a great idea. I think blind high school students would 
really benefit from blind college students showing them around campus. I 
think it would give them a sense of security knowing that they too can get 
around college while being blind. I just don't know how this would happen. 
It is a great idea though!
Rachel Jacobs
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Reed" <jim275_2 at yahoo.com>
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Sent: Monday, May 11, 2009 11:03 PM
Subject: [nabs-l] High school outreach

> I'm wondering what, if any stratagies people have tried to use in reaching 
> out to blind high school students.
> Also, I was wondering if the NABS has ever considered starting a program 
> where blind college students can show blind high schoolers around campus.
> In other words, if a blind high school student wanted to take a trip to 
> check out a potential college, then a blind college student could show 
> them around (assuming there is a blind student at the school in question). 
> Maybe there would even be a way to get the blind student guides paid 
> through such a program, as the program would ultimatly be helping the 
> college recruiters.
> Thoughts?
> Jim
> Homer Simpson's brain: "Use reverse psychology."
> Homer: "Oh, that sounds too complicated."
> Homer's brain: "Okay, don't use reverse psychology."
> Homer: "Okay, I will!"
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