[nfbwatlk] FW: [nabs-l] The National Association of Blind Students presents: Getting to that training center

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Mon Apr 1 21:46:17 CDT 2013

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From: nabs-l [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Darian Smith
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Subject: [nabs-l] The National Association of Blind Students presents:
Getting to that training center

How to Get to that Training Center!

We know people like you. You know that you want to get comprehensive
adjustment to blindness training, and you would really like to go to an NFB
training center. But you have also heard the horror stories about how
difficult it is to convince your VR counselor that attending an NFB training
center will give you the proper training and tools to reach your true

Join us for an informative call with special guest Al Spooner, Assistant
Director of Outreach and Marketing at BLIND, Inc., one of the NFB's training
centers, to learn how to work with a difficult agency. You'll get a start to
finish timeline of what documents you'll need to fill out, how to word
things, and how to problem- solve when your counselor does not respond or
sidesteps your requests. You'll also hear from Cindy Bennett, NABS Secretary
and Membership Committee member on her experiences problem-solving with her
state agency to get to, and to stay in training for the amount of time she

When: Sunday, April 7, 7:00 P.M. Eastern
Where: Call 605-475-6700 and enter the access code 7869673 Who: Anyone who
could benefit!

We look forward to sharing our insight on how to make your own, informed
choice and get to that training

center! We'll be available to answer questions after the presentation.

*To listen to this call online Please visit:
http://www.nabslinkaudio.org/listen to access  the live stream.
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