[Nfbc-info] Washington State Parent/Educator Seminar

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Mon Jan 11 00:50:19 UTC 2010

Empowerment Through Literacy

It Takes A Team

A seminar for parents and educators of blind or visually impaired children

When: April 17, 2010

Where: Everett Downtown Holiday Inn

Time: 9:00 am until 5:00 pm

Sponsored by the National Federation of the Blind of Washington


Dr. Frederick K. Schroeder, Former Commissioner of the Rehabilitation 
Services Administration, 1st VP of the National Federation of the Blind

Carol Castellano, author, President of the National Organization of 
Parents of Blind Children

Garrick Scott, Director of the Georgia Empowerment through 
Mentoring   (GEMS) program for Blind Youth

Topics: Making it Work in the public school system, who is 
responsible for the literacy goals for blind children, what skills do 
blind children need to be successful adults, how do educators and 
parents work together to promote lifelong goals for blind children.

Registration: Conference Pre-Registration $50 for Professionals

$25 for Parents

Lunch: $25 for adults $10 for children

To register send to NFB of Washington, P.O. Box 2516, Seattle, WA 98111

For Further Information Call Denise Mackenstadt at (206)419-9555

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