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KAER 2022: Zooming into the Future

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KAER 2022: Zooming into the Future Agenda
(All times are Eastern Standard Time)

Thursday, March 3, 2022
9:00 am Welcome

9:15 am Opening Session: 
  • Clearing the Path for Comprehensive Vision Services in Kentucky, presented by Josephine Ibironke, O.D., M.P.H., FAAO
10:15 am Break
10:30-11:30 am Breakout 1:
  • Moving Vision Up the Agenda: A Structured Framework that Provides a Starting Point and Common Language for School Teams and Families, presented by Donna Carpenter, Robbin Cox, Jennifer Starks, Alisa Butler, and Angela Powell
  • Using Embossers to Make STEM Content, presented by William Freeman

11:45 am - 1:15 pm KAER Business Meeting and Awards Presentation
Grab your lunch and join us!

1:30-3:00 pm Breakout 2:
  • Exploring the Impact of the Pandemic on O&M and the Future of Services, presented by Justin Kaiser and Jasamyn DeGrant
  • Building Your Confidence and Competence to Overcome the Myths of Working and "My Check," presented by Carolyn Wheeler
3:00 pm Break
3:15-4:45 pm Breakout 3:
  • Orientation and Mobility Inventory, presented by Ron Later
  • Students with Complex Communication Needs, presented by Jacqui Kearns

Friday, March 4, 2022
9:00-10:30 am Breakout 4
  • Supported Decision-Making Practices to Establish Alternatives to Guardianship, presented by Laura Butler
  • Orientation Aids and Tactile Maps, presented by Brian Goemmer
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Closing Session:
  • Bringing Literacy to Life: Making Stories Sparkle Online! Presented by Gwyn McCormack
12:00 pm Closing Remarks
Thanks to our sponsors:
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Kentucky Relay logo - a horse with the state of Kentucky and the phrase "Dial 711" Kentucky School for the Blind Charitable Foundation logo Kentucky Talking Book Library logo
Radio Eye logo Seedlings Braille Books for Children logo VIPS logo