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Subject: Free Workshops on Assistive Technology for Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Source: Missouri Assistive Technology and Missouri School for the Blind

Intended Audience: Teachers Certificated in the Education of Students with Visual Impairment (TVIs) and other Educators Serving Students with visual impairment/blindness

Date: September 21, 2010

Location: Missouri School for the Blind, St. Louis

Missouri Assistive Technology and Missouri School for the Blind will be hosting a series of free one-day topical workshops based on Assistive Technology for Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired.  The workshops will be held at Missouri School for the Blind in St. Louis.  Participants may attend any or all of the workshops.  Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and include presentations as well as opportunities to have hands-on experiences with equipment and devices.  Due to the hands-on nature of the workshops, enrollment is limited to 24 participants with preference given to teachers certificated in the education of students with visual impairment/blindness.

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February 1, 2011 - Technology for Accessing Electronic Information March 15, 2011 - Technology for Producing Written Communication

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For additional information and registration information, contact Jennie Mascheck, Coordinator, Outreach Services, Missouri School for the Blind, jmascheck@msb.k12.mo.us.