[nfbwatlk] Spring Parent Conference

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Sat Jan 9 14:00:31 CST 2010





In this posting is an announcement about our Parent Conference. If you have any questions I can be contacted at (206)419-9555 or at cane.travel at gmail.com 

Denise Mackenstadt 





Empowerment Through Literacy 


It Take’s 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 



Speakers: 

Dr. Frederick K. Schroeder, Former Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration, 1 st 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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