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Webinar: Concept Development for Living Skills for Students with Vision Loss

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Facilitator(s): Courtney Tabor-Abbott
Date:April 19, 2017
Time:3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost:
No charge
Location: Virtual
Course code: 17-IE-288

Who should attend

Teachers of the Blind/Visually Impaired, Speech Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists working with BVI students

You will receive an email prior to the webinar with the "how to access" information.

About this learning opportunity

In this webinar, Courtney will focus on Concept Development for Living Skills with an emphasis on the development of essential skills that are important for a successful transition process for students with vision loss. For students transitioning to adulthood, concept development is a crucial component of success. “Knowledge is not only useful but also empowering, and promotes confidence and self-determination.”

This learning opportunity is being provided through a grant from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Courtney Tabor-Abbott was a transition coach/specialist at Perkins School for the Blind. She focused on connecting with students to assist with developing the skills necessary for them to be successful in college, career, and adult life. Her blogs and articles about life, as a mother who is blind raising two children, provide many, often humorous insights. She is an avid contributor to FamilyConnect www.familyconnect.org/info/conectese/about-familyconnect/contributing-experts/courtney-tabor-abbott/1245   as well as Paths of Literacy www.pathstoliteracy.org/blog/when-messy-enough-seeing-beyond-inspiration.