NE-AER VRT Division Spring Conference 2017

Two-part workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about: the Eligibility requirements, the application process, equipment that is available through the grant, and the basics of fostering communication with clients who are DeafBlind. ACVREP credit pending. Register Here early- space is limited!

Friday May 12, 2017

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

$50 ($40 for NE-AER Members)

Holton Hall Conference Room (4th Floor), 130 Austine Drive, Brattleboro, VT 05301

 

Upcoming 2017 PALS Groups 
  • Springfield
    • April 2017
      • Memory skills and national poetry month
    • May 2017
      • N/A
    • June 2017
      • Balance strategies for those with low vision/chair yoga
    • July 2017
      • Picnic at Stoughton Pond
  • Brattleboro
    • April 2017
      • Memory skills and poetry month
    • May 2017
      • Balance strategies for those with low vision/chair yoga
    • June 2017
      • Part I Video from VABVI series “Living with someone with low vision”
    • July 2017
      • Bowling
  • Woodstock
    • April 2017
      • Memory skills and national poetry month
    • May 2017
      • Part I Video from VABVI series “Living with someone with low vision”
    • June 2017
      • Part II Video from VABVI series “Living with someone with low vision”
    • July 2017
      • Part III Video from VABVI series “Living with someone with low vision”
  • Bennington
    • April 2017
      • Spring: looking good, feeling good! Adaptive equipment to be demonstrated: talking scales, talking blood pressure cuff and magnified mirror. Sunglass tints demonstrated. Personal hygiene tips shared.
    • May 2017
      • Tips and Tricks for the Visually Impaired: Sharing and discussing of a potpourri of tips/resources to help with everyday issues. Part 1.
    • June 2017
      •  Tips and Tricks for the Visually Impaired: Sharing and discussing of a potpourri of tips/resources to help with everyday issues. Part 2 (Possibly looking at a CCTV).
  • Essex
    • April 2017
      • April 5th– No group meeting
      • April 19th– Visitor’s- Essex Hollow Play School at 10:30 AM- Singing and Music- Topic: of the group sharing old memories with each other
    • May 2017
      • May 3rd– Speaker- Janet Green- Topic: Yoga
      • May 17th– Visitor’s- Essex Hollow Play School at 10:30 AM- Singing and Music- Speaker: Jean Palmer/ Taya Tarr- DBVI
    • June 2017
      • June 7th–  Visitor’s -Esssex Hollow Play School at 10:30 AM- Singing and Music- Speaker: Kim Irish- Aldrich- Topic: Decluttering Your Household
      • June 21st– Meeting at the Bay City Market- Topic: Walking- Walking the waterfront bike path
  • Middlebury
    • April 2017
      • April 17th– Speakers- Melissa Hoellerich and Carol Wood – Topic: DBVI
    • May 2017
      • May 15th– Speaker- Jane Smith- Addison County Home Health- Topic: Advanced Directives
    • June 2017
      • June 19th– Picnic/ Potluck- Place to be determined
  • Rutland
    • April 2017
      • April 11th– Speaker- Gail Wheeler- Topic: Tai-Chi for people with visual impairments,Speaker- Jack Trainer – Topic: Orientation and Mobility
      • April- 25th– Speakers- Melissa Hoellerich and Carol Wood- Topic: DBVI-Speaker- Lynn Tucker- Rutland County Sheriff’s Office- Project Lifesaver- Topic: Simple Ways to Declutter                 Your Home
    • May 2017
      • May- 9th–   Speaker- Kim Irish- Alidrich- Topic: Balance and Falls
      • May 23rd–  Speaker- Lynn Tucker- Rutland County Sheriff’s Office – Project Lifesaver- Topic: Fire Safety
    • June 2017
      • June 13th– Picnic- Place to be determined
      • June 27th– Speaker- Lynn Tucker- Rutland County Sheriff’s Office- Project Lifesaver- Topic: SAAD Disorder

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Discounted Flynn Tickets:

If you are a VABVI client, volunteer driver, or spouse of a client, you have the opportunity to attend performances at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts (153 Main St., Burlington, VT) for only $2. Discounted tickets are limited and distributed on a first come first serve basis. Limit two tickets. Please contact (802) 863-1358 ext. 224 to learn more.

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