[BlindKid] upcoming event for families

Amanda Nachtmann ajnachtmann21 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 18:29:49 UTC 2021

I am but I also got this email so I thought I was going to get a zoom code

On Mon, Mar 22, 2021 at 1:25 PM Coccovizzo,Linda A via BlindKid <
blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:

> If you are a parent interested in attending the MO Parents of Blind
> Children seminar Friday evening, please email me contact info, so I can get
> that meeting information to you:
> linda at coccovizzo.com
>  Here is a note from Jenny Carmack about the happenings this weekend for
> our kiddos.
> Hello Friends and Families;
> The National Federation of the Blind of Missouri will be holding its 59th
> annual state convention next weekend (March 26 - 28).  This year's
> convention will be held virtually.  Our "Anywhere and Everywhere"
> Convention contains several events/activities for the whole family.  I
> would like to take this time to invite you to some of these events, even if
> you are not registered for our convention. All of these events have been
> planned and implemented by our Cane Drivers group (blind Missouri teens
> ages 13 - 19 yrs) and the Missouri
> Association of Blind Students (MOABS).   Below is a description of the
> events and the date and time for each.
> Parents of Blind Children Seminar, Friday March 26th 6:00 - 8:00 PM - This
> seminar is for anyone who knows or cares about a blind child, Melissa
> Riccobono will be the guest speaker and there will be a discussion panel
> focusing on the topic of eyesight loss/changes throughout childhood.
> Science Lab  March 26th 6:00 - 7:00 PM - This activity is designed for the
> younger students, Ashley, with Independent Science, will talk about all
> things science and have a fun science experiment for students to
> participate in.  (Participating in the experiment is not required to be a
> part of this activity, but for those who would like to take part in the
> experiment you will need; a empty disposable water bottle, a funnel,
> vinegar, baking soda, a cookie sheet, and a balloon).
> Raising Confidence and Self Advocacy March 26th 7:00 - 8:00 PM - This
> interactive activity is designed for older students, there will be a guest
> speaker and participants will go into breakout rooms and perform
> skits/improvs centered around different life scenarios and ways to
> confidently advocate for yourself when faced with these types of situations.
> Life After High School, What's Next?  March 26th 8:00 - 9:00 PM - This
> discussion panel is for older students.  There will be a panel of blind
> students who have chosen different paths after high school, they will talk
> about their challenges, how they over came them and what they learned
> there will be time for questions from participants.
> Tech Talk March 27th 5:15 - 7:00 PM - This question answer session is
> about various apps and technology that we use everyday, different ways to
> use them, and how they can be beneficial.  Bring your questions and
> comments about technology.
> The Zoom links for each of these events will be emailed out on Thursday
> March 25th.  Please feel free to reach out to me if you need more
> information or if you  or your student  is interested in joining either the
> Cane Drivers or MOABS groups.
> Have a great weekend!
> Jenny Carmack
> NFB of Missouri 2nd Vice President
> jcarmack314 at gmail.com
> call or text: 314-239-9776
> CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: The contents of this email message and any
> attachments are intended solely for the addressee(s) and may contain
> confidential and/or privileged information and may be legally protected
> from disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient of this message or
> their agent, or if this message has been addressed to you in error, please
> immediately alert the sender by reply email and then delete this message
> and any attachments. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby
> notified that any use, dissemination, copying, or storage of this message
> or its attachments is strictly prohibited.
> _______________________________________________
> BlindKid mailing list
> BlindKid at nfbnet.org
> http://nfbnet.org/mailman/listinfo/blindkid_nfbnet.org
> To unsubscribe, change your list options or get your account info for
> BlindKid:
> http://nfbnet.org/mailman/options/blindkid_nfbnet.org/ajnachtmann21%40gmail.com

More information about the BlindKid mailing list