[blindkid] Looking for someone to tutor newly blind teen in chemistry and SAT prep

Arielle Silverman arielle71 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 21:56:29 UTC 2013

Ps--if you prefer you can also email this person who is requesting
assistance at:
prissi at taskilicious.com

On 4/18/13, Arielle Silverman <arielle71 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> This was forwarded to me by a cyber-acquaintance. I'm going to respond
> to the person directly to ensure she knows about the NFB and about
> funding sources for assistive tech and training, but I am wondering if
> any of you are qualified and might be willing to mentor this young
> woman and help tutor her in chemistry and/or help her prep for the
> SAT's? It would be great for her to work with a blind mentor even if
> it is long-distance. I would do it but it has been too long since I've
> taken the SAT's and my last chem course was in 2005. If you're
> qualified or know somebody who is, could you please get in touch with
> her by phone? Thanks!
> Hi all,
> There is a local 17 year old girl who is losing her eyesight. She is
> an excellent student and struggling to continue working hard in school
> so that she can go to college despite the fact that she is grappling
> with losing her eyesight.
> She needs to prepare for the SAT's and is also taking Chemistry this
> summer so she can lighten her school load for next year. The financial
> costs for her parents are becoming insurmountable given all the
> additional needs she has now.
> Do you tutor or know someone who tutors for the SAT's? We are looking
> for someone who might drastically reduce fees or donate SAT prep
> services. Also, need chemistry tutor for the summer.
> Also want to know about any computer assisted programs you may know
> about for the visually impaired and blind? Lastly, if you know any
> teenagers or young adults with whom she can talk and get support, that
> would be wonderful.
> Please let me know. Thanks so much!
> Prissi
> (310) 871-6440

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